The most common heartburn and reflux medications come with a heavy cost: omeprazole side effects include a doubled risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke.
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Are you suffering from burning and pain in your chest? Here’s how to help acid reflux and other symptoms of GERD with a safe supplement.
Almost 40 percent of older adults suffer from some kind of digestive disorder each year, and one of the most common is acid reflux, commonly known as indigestion.
While this problem is often viewed as an annoyance for many, acid reflux can build into larger health issues. “It can interfere with
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New Screening Recommendations for Diabetes
Adults between the ages of 40 and 70 who are overweight or obese should be screened for abnormal blood glucose (sugar) levels and type 2 diabetes, according to recommendations issued in October 2015 by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Being overweight or obese is
Chronic kidney disease (CKD), which affects more than 20 million Americans, may develop from use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn, according to two new studies presented at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week meeting in November 2015.