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Up to 15 million Americans are thought to suffer from heartburn (a form of indigestion that is felt as a burning sensation in the chest) each day—but it isn’t normal to have heartburn after every meal, according to Mount Sinai gastroenterologist Brijen Shah, MD. “If you do, it’s possible that
More Support for the Safety of Calcium
In 2013, a Swedish study found that women who took calcium supplements had a higher risk of death due to cardiovascular disease than women who got the same amount of calcium from foods alone. This report led to an investigation of the possible connection
Looking for safe and long-lasting gastritis relief? Antacids only provide a temporary fix. But, identifying the true root cause of your gastritis will quickly guide you to the best therapies.
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
If you’re searching for chronic heartburn and indigestion relief, look no further! Betaine HCl is among the top natural heartburn remedies. Learn what this marvelous supplement is and exactly how to take it.
If you’re experiencing a stomachache or what could be stomach ulcer symptoms, you should know that there are many types of ulcers and many places within the digestive system in which they can occur.
For instance, peptic ulcer symptoms start with a sore that forms in the lining of the stomach
Q. I developed a painful pressure sore while recovering from surgery in hospital a few years ago. I’m due to have surgery again soon—can you offer any tips for avoiding a recurrence?
A. Your pressure sore was likely caused by staying in one position for too long—this reduces the blood supply
Obese Women Have a Greater Risk for Depression
Previous research has shown an association between depression, obesity, and low education, but a recent study (Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, March 2016) found that even with higher education, women with a body mass index of 30-34.9 have double the risk for depression
By Orli R. Etingin, MD, Editor-in-Chief
What should you do when your doctor prescribes a new medication? First, be sure you understand what the medication is designed to do, how long you will take it, and the correct way to take it. Remind your doctor of any allergies you have and