Foods to Avoid with Acid Reflux

Have you ever heard of GERD? Standing for gastrointestinal reflux disease, It’s an extremely challenging condition to have, as you’ll have to work hard to maintain your body and keep things from getting worse. Most people understandably associate it with acid reflux, but that’s a less severe version known as gastrointestinal reflux, or GER.

Those with acid reflux have likely already experienced the extremely discomforting effects of heartburn, where a full stomach causes the stomach acid to move upwards. Not only do you get the burning sensation, but there could also be issues with vomiting and regurgitation if you aren’t careful with what you eat.

This begs the question — what exactly are you supposed to avoid as a sufferer of acid reflux (commonly a symptom of GER and GERD)? It’s undoubtedly a challenge, but I’ve compiled a list below of all the foods that you might want to avoid if you have acid reflux. All of the foods below are known triggers of these conditions, and avoiding them in general is a good idea.