Is that Burp a Sign of GERD?

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Hi, I'm Dr. Oz. Hear a belch coming on? Chances are you usually keep your burps solid but those burps and belches could be trying to tell you something. They are typically a signal that you're swallowing too much air too quickly which happens when eating too fast, feeling nervous, drinking through a straw, chewing gum or sucking on a hard candy.

Sometimes burps can signal gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD is a condition that releases stomach acid up into the esophagus. Well burping should be treated to avoid complications. Mild and occasional burps generally do little harm. Still if you are one of the millions of people who feel that they are loosing the battle of the burp here is how to help you to make them seize and desist slow down when you eat.

Don't talk with your mouth full, also don't exercise right after eating. Try drinking a glass of water mixed with a teaspoon of lemon juice or cup of peppermint or chamomile tea. Come down with a bit of mental meditation, it reduces stress and slows down your breathing which can help quieten your noisy belly. I'm Dr. Oz, for more ways to feel great watch all of our health tips right here.