Is Caffeine Bad for Seniors with GERD?

  Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is an uncomfortable condition that causes frequent heartburn. It can also affect breathing and digestion. When an older adult is diagnosed with GERD, the doctor usually suggests that they change the way they eat to improve symptoms. However, since not all foods affect all people, in the same way, it can be difficult to know which ones your aging relative should avoid. Caffeine is one substance that people with GERD are sometimes told to strike from their ... Read more