The top vitamin B12 foods all come from animals, but are there any reliable plant sources of B12? And, what does the latest research say about vegetarian/vegan sources of vitamin B12? Is it possible for vegetarians and vegans to meet their daily vitamin B12 requirements?
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Gastritis is an inflammation or irritation of the lining of the stomach. It can occur suddenly (acute gastritis), lasting one to three days, or it can be chronic, lasting several days to weeks. Can a gastritis diet help relieve symptoms? Fortunately, it can, as we’ll find out below.
First, a word
Fifteen million Americans regularly use prescription proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to reduce stomach acid and treat heartburn. Millions more use over-the-counter PPIs. But people who take PPIs should be aware of new evidence that shows an association between long-term, high-dosage PPI use and ischemic stroke.
An ischemic stroke is the most
Fifteen million Americans regularly use prescription proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to reduce stomach acid and treat heartburn. Millions more use over-the-counter PPIs.
But people who take PPIs should be aware of new evidence that shows an association between long-term, high-dose PPI use and ischemic stroke.
An ischemic stroke is the most common
Many people think of B12 as the vitamin to take for low energy, but vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms go way beyond feeling tired.
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are taken to reduce the pain of heartburn, peptic ulcers, and to relieve gastroesophageal reflux disease, better known as GERD. Once available only by prescription, they are now sold over-the-counter under such brand names as Nexium, Prevacid and Prilosec. They are generally meant to be taken
Q. Can you give me any information about what stops diarrhea, especially when you don’t know what is causing it? Are there any sure-fire cures?
A. As you suggest, what stops diarrhea often depends on what’s causing the problem. A variety of medications, including antibiotics, certain cancer drugs, and antacids with
When you think of possible extreme fatigue causes, you will likely not consider exposure to a parasite. But, a new study shows a link between Giardia parasite symptoms and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Up until around age 55, men are much more likely than women to experience a heart attack. The gap gets smaller with advancing age, but men are still at a higher risk than women of suffering a heart attack. For that reason alone, it’s important that you recognize the common
You may be consuming plenty of vitamin B12. But, is it getting where it needs to go in your body? New research suggests that, even after absorption (which is sometimes poor), genetic variations held by some people may reduce the vitamin’s transport from the intestines to the body’s tissues where