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Well, some people swear by cider vinegar.  They drink it in the morning, maybe an ounce or two.  Other people use good old fashioned Tums...
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This is a great question because there is currently much debate about this issue. Recent studies have shown that long-term use of PPIs can lead to an...
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Proton pump inhibitors are the most powerful type of acid suppressors. These medications work by preventing acid pumps in the stomach from producing...
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Great question, and one that I was just asked the other day at the pharmacy. Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) appears safe, and all of...
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This is a common question that many of my patients ask. It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach by trying to "turn...
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That's a great question, and it all depends on how frequent your heartburn is. If you just have an occasional bout of heartburn, for instance, you...
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This is a class effect, and it's really important that patients understand that they need to use one pharmacy, get to know their pharmacist on a...
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