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Heartburn

Also called: GERD, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Acid Reflux, Esophageal Reflux

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This is a good question because there are a few probiotics on the market that are helpful with the symptoms of IBS. Some patients may be treating...
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Due to the fact that you have tried some over-the-counter medications and it has been three days and you do not have any relief, not able to drink or...
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This is a great question you can ask your pharmacist since we know about over-the-counter products as well. Pepcid AC is for the relief of heartburn...
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Can I ask why you are taking four ibuprofen a day and if you were advised to do so by a doctor or health care provider? How long have you been taking...
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Actually both foods can contribute to heartburn and may actually make it worse. When treating heartburn, we always recommend non-pharmacological...
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This is a great question. When patients come in or consumers and ask me about heartburn, as a pharmacist I have to ask them a few questions, to find...
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That is a possibility. In some cases, vitamins are recommended to be taken on an empty stomach, but it does cause sometimes heartburn or people feel...
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This is a great question, I do get asked about these common wives' tales, and unfortunately there is no data, they have never been studied, and...
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The key to enjoying cookouts is to know what foods agree with you. If grease bothers you, stick with grilled foods or vegetables. Instead of...
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Unfortunately, most cancers of the esophagus are detected too late to be treated effectively. By the time cancer-related symptoms of chest pain...
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At the entrance to your stomach is a valve, which is a ring of muscle called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). Normally, the LES closes as soon...
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One common cause of acid reflux disease is a stomach abnormality called a hiatal hernia. This occurs when the upper part of the stomach and lower...
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Common symptoms of acid reflux are:Heartburn -- a burning pain or discomfort that may move from your stomach to your abdomen or chest, or even up...
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It's time to see your doctor if you have acid reflux symptoms two or more times a week or if medications don't bring lasting relief. Symptoms such as...
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One of the most effective ways to treat acid reflux disease is to avoid the foods and beverages that trigger symptoms. Here are other steps you can...
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