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
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Many people think of B12 as the vitamin to take for low energy, but vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms go way beyond feeling tired.
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.
There are so many different types of “gastritis” that it is difficult and somewhat confusing to come up with a single gastritis definition. That’s why the best treatment for gastritis heavily depends on the specific cause.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is commonly known as heartburn. GERD symptoms include a sharp, burning feeling in your chest that occurs when acidic contents of the stomach reflux (flow backward) into the esophagus. This happens when the lower esophageal sphincter (the valve separating the lower end of the esophagus
If you sometimes suffer a burning sensation behind your breastbone, you’re far from alone. An estimated 44% of American adults suffer heartburn at least once a month, and about 20% have a serious form called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Many sufferers treat their symptoms with over-the-counter or prescription drugs: The generic
Are you getting the minerals in your diet that you need to help reduce stroke risk? In a new look at data on more than 180,000 women in the Nurses’ Health Study, combined intake of magnesium, potassium and calcium was associated with lower stroke risk. Separately, participants with the highest
How does heartburn differ from GERD, indigestion, dyspepsia, and gastritis and what does heartburn feel like?
Gastritis is inflammation or irritation of the lining of the stomach. Stomach inflammation and other discomfort and pain can occur suddenly (acute) lasting one to three days, or it can be chronic, lasting several days to weeks.
When searching for the causes of gastritis pain and discomfort look for:
Heartburn/indigestion (burning feeling
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.