Articles for Tag: "GERD"

Attentiveness saved mom’s life from pancreatic cancer 
Attentiveness saved mom’s life from pancreatic cancer
At age 33, Corinn Sparks never imagined her symptoms could be this cancer. Read her story.
Prescription heartburn pills may lead to increased risk of dementia 
Prescription heartburn pills may lead to increased risk of dementia
Millions of Americans take medication to curb the effects of GERD. New research suggests these drugs may have unintended consequences.
Common heartburn drugs may increase heart attack risk 
Common heartburn drugs may increase heart attack risk
Over-the-counter medications could up your chance for cardiovascular problems.
Manage acid reflux with healthy lifestyle changes 
Manage acid reflux with healthy lifestyle changes
That heartburn could be a symptom of something more severe. Learn more.
Got serious heartburn? 
Got serious heartburn?
If you’re experiencing chronic acid reflux or GERD, you might be at risk for a more serious condition.
Fight heartburn with weight loss 
Fight heartburn with weight loss
Experts say shedding extra pounds and adding exercise to your routine may lessen occurrences of heartburn.
New guidelines call for less medical intervention for infant reflux 
New guidelines call for less medical intervention for infant reflux
Physicians say it’s important for parents to understand that reflux is common for babies and doesn’t always call for specialized treatment. Here’s what you need to know.