GERD and Fatigue

GERD and Fatigue


Fatigue can be more than just working too hard, it can be a sign of problems with your health. One common cause of sleep interference is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as heartburn. Although fatigue is not a symptom of GERD, heartburn can keep you up at night and lead to fatigue.

A little heartburn every once in a while, can be due to certain foods, and is quite common, and you can help prevent it by avoiding certain types of foods.

Foods to Avoid

  • Spicy and acidic foods
  • Chocolate
  • Foods with high fat content
  • Coffee

If you are experiencing GERD symptoms a few times a month, it’s time to talk with your doctor.

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