The following links provide information about everything from symptoms to treatments, to how to talk to your friends about GERD. Many of them address the unique concerns teenagers may face.
Children’s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation (CDHNF)
Here you’ll get the 4-1-1 on symptoms, treatment and everything you need to know about dealing with GERD.
GERD 101 for Teens and ‘Tweens (PAGER)
The basics – a good explanation of reflux is important.
Gastroesophageal reflux Disease (Teens Health)
You might be surprised to learn that persistent heartburn is one of the signs of gastroesophageal reflux disease, more commonly known as GERD or acid reflux. GERD doesn’t just affect older people who eat too much while watching TV. Active, healthy teens can have GERD, too.
How To Deal With Reflux (PAGER)
Tips for Adolescents and Their Families.
Teens Reflux Checklist (NASPGHAN)
If you have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), changes in lifestyle and eating habits may help your symptoms. Use the checklist, and discuss it with your doctor: