Tag: treat acid reflux

Douse the Fire of GERD

Too much pizza or going to bed on an overly full stomach can lead to annoying heartburn. While occasional heartburn isn’t cause for concern, if you feel the burn more than twice a week for a few weeks, you could have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD affects more than 20

Proton Pump Inhibitors May Increase Kidney Disease Risk

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.
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