How to Sleep on a Wedge Pillow

Tips on how to sleep on a wedge pillow: Choose the right pillow for your needs. Different types of wedge pillows are available, so it’s important to choose one that is right for your needs. The MedSlant wedge pillow has an elevation of approximately 7 inches. It is designed to support you on an even…

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Pumpkin Spice Cornbread Muffins

Pumpkin Spice Cornbread Muffins

Enjoy the sweet and spicy taste of these pumpkin cornbread muffins. These are a perfect treat for the Fall and as a Thanksgiving side dish.

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Cheesy-Scalloped-Potatoes

Cheesy-Scalloped Potatoes

Are you planning your Thanksgiving dinner and looking for new ideas? Try this cheesy, scalloped potatoes for a side dish – no significant GERD triggers and gluten-free.

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Apple-Stuffed-Acorn-Squash

Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

Great recipe for the Fall and Thanksgiving. Sweet, juicy apples with warm spices of cinnamon and nutmeg in an acorn squash. Enjoy eating and sleep elevated with our wedge pillows. No significant GERD triggers, gluten-free and vegan.

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Acid Reflux and Sore Throat

Most people relate acid reflux with heartburn but don’t know that reflux can cause a sore throat as well. Discovering that acid reflux can cause a sore throat can seem odd to those who do not understand a bit about how the body works. So, what is the connection between acid reflux and having a…

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LPR Reflux vs GERD, Is There a Difference?

So you are wondering what the difference between LPR reflux and regular GERD reflux is – I did too after talking to a customer about it. Several months ago, a gentleman called from London to tell me he was an opera singer who had lost his voice because of reflux. He asked if sleeping on…

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Acid Reflux Medicine: The Side Effects and Alternatives

Recent research in the British Medical Journal examines how extended use of acid reflux medicines could lead to a higher incidence of serious diseases. Heartburn is a widespread symptom that is usually associated with acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The main difference between having acid reflux and suffering from GERD is that heartburn…

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Sauerkraut Acid Reflux

Is Sauerkraut The Answer To Acid Reflux?

According to studies, sauerkraut and other Lacto-fermented foods can help prevent and improve the symptoms of acid reflux. What is the secret of sauerkraut for acid reflux? It contains healthy bacteria and helps to maintain the balance in your gut’s microbiome and has other additional effects in your gut health. But what is the link…

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Avoid These Reflux Flare-Up Christmas Foods

We love to celebrate holidays with family, friends, co-workers and lots of food and drink. Scheduling to fit everything in and some family interactions can create and add to your stress. To avoid heartburn as part of your holiday tradition, one of the best gifts we can give ourselves is moderation. Heartburn triggers are plentiful…

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The Mechanical Solution To Reflux Problems

By Adeline R. Schultz, Certified Speech-Language Pathologist; Board Certified in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Philadelphia, PA I treat patients who have voice and/or swallowing problems. They are usually referred from many physician specialties including Ear, Nose and Throat, Neurologists; and Gastroenterologists. Many of these patients have been…

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The Big Bad Wolf Causing Acid Reflux

Heartburn is caused by the reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus. The symptoms are often effectively treated with antacids and over-the-counter medications. The problem, though, is that frequent heartburn can lead to damage to the esophagus and long-term antacids can cause health issues. Effectively, the problem is that there is a muscle at the…

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A BIG Review of Natural Acid Reflux Treatments

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]There is a lot of information available online about acid reflux and natural treatments, but not all of it is correct. So here is a medically reviewed selection of natural treatments for your reflux – hope it helps!  ~ Gail Conley RN, NP-C[/perfectpullquote] Heartburn, indigestion, snoring, coughing, and…

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MedSlant is Made In The USA

MedSlant pillows and pillow covers are made in the USA (so far we have been unable to source our PEVA bag in the USA) When you purchase goods made in the US, you support the American economy. For every one manufacturing job that exists, there are 5 more that are created, such as accounting, truck…

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Do You Know What’s Sleeping In Your Bed? Sleeping in Your Pillow?

Dust Mites. And they have nothing to do with cleanliness. Dust mites are not insects – they are related to spiders and ticks – and they are so small that they are not visible to the naked eye. First reported in the late 1600’s by the inventor of the microscope, dust mites measure only 1/100th…

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