My wife has trouble with acid reflux from time to time. Now being that I am new to smoking and have only really smoked 3-4 times for us as meals we are noticing that she has flair ups after chow is done. Well, after yesterday's ribs and venison roast it happened again! I smoked the venison and 1/2 of the ribs. The other half of ribs(hers) were just slow cooked on the grill without any smoke and then sauced for the last 45 minutes of cooking. All the meat was dry rubbed with a home made rub that I tweaked a little from one on here that I found. About an hour after we ate she starts complaining that her reflux is acting up again. She's never had a problem with anything cooked and sauced before, until we started smoking and using dry rubs. So, we kinda came to the conclusion that it is probably the rub and not the smoke. I can't remember what rubs I made up each time, but they have basically all been the same ingredients.... Garlic Salt Onion Salt Brown Sugar Black Pepper Cumin...except for yesterday Dry Mustard I'm hoping to find a nice mild rub that will enhance the meat and not give her a flare up. The next smoke will be without any rub at all just to make sure it isn't the smoke. If she is good than I would like to have some suggesstions for the next time. Thanks in advance!