Tag:

heartburn

Beware the smartphone slouch

It's more serious than it sounds.

When your heart’s on fire

Is it just heartburn? Or something more serious? The answers to 5 simple questions can help you tell.

Allergies linked to heartburn meds

New research shows people who use antacid drugs are almost twice as likely to need allergy medications.

Heartburn … or worse?

If you've gotten to where over-the-counter meds are part of your daily routine, see a doctor.

Top 10 ways to prevent GERD

If you’re willing to make a few healthy lifestyle changes, it is possible.

‘Tis the season … for a digestive hangover

Eat, drink and be merry—but not too much! A gastroenterologist shares 9 tips to help you get through this holiday season.

GERD for newbies

Cool that (heart)burn with these 4 tips from a doctor who knows.

Popular heartburn meds don’t raise Alzheimer’s risk

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline.

Upset tummy? Or something more serious?

Learn how to spot 7 common digestive issues with tips on what to do and when to be concerned.

When gut bugs go rogue

Study suggests some heartburn meds can actually increase a person's risk of developing two potentially serious stomach infections.

Patient Story

‘I had no idea what it was’

When acid reflux led to Barrett’s esophagus, ablation treatment saved James Ritchie's way of life.

Heartburn meds linked to chronic kidney disease

"If you don't need these medicines, you shouldn't take them," a doctor shares.

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