Exercise Induced Acid Reflux
Why is acid reflux a problem for runners?
Which groups of people prone to experiencing acid reflux?
What are the typical medical approaches to managing acid reflux?
What are the underlying reasons for acid reflux developing?
Describing the typical symptoms of acid reflux and what causes the burning sensation in the oesophagus.
Why do we need stomach or gastric acid?
Ageing is regularly associated with decreased gastric acid production or is it?
Supplementation and natural foods to help promote gastric acid production.
Suggestions to help runners manage the symptoms of exercised induced acid reflux – we discuss:
- Identify your food triggers
- Design a personalised pre run meal plan and during run fuelling plan
- Consult with a chiropractic kinesiologist
- Sleep on your left side
- Wear looser running clothes to reduce pressure on your diaphragm