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Tailgating for the Eagles game? Use these tips to avoid heart burn horrors - Philly.com



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Tailgating for the Eagles game? Use these tips to avoid heart burn horrors 
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Wine and hard liquor can irritate the lining of your stomach and may worsen acid reflux. Beer is a better option to avoid heart burn; however, keep in mind, beer is carbonated and can cause bloating and gassiness. Remember to keep some over-the-counter ...

 


Procedure offers long-term relief for acid reflux - KRIS Corpus Christi News



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Procedure offers long-term relief for acid reflux 
KRIS Corpus Christi News
More than 61 million Americans experience heartburn each month. Most people can find relief for this uncomfortable, burning sensation by taking over-the-counter medications. Others struggle daily with a severe type of heartburn called GERD. When drug ...
Acid Reflux May Respond Better to Foods Than Prescribed Pills ProHealth

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Do not ignore the symptoms of GERD - KRIS Corpus Christi News



Do not ignore the symptoms of GERD 
KRIS Corpus Christi News
Acid reflux disease, a condition commonly known as "GERD", affects about one-third of Americans. It can cause pain, coughing, heartburn and can even lead to cancer. GERD happens when the lower esophageal sphincter weakens and allows food to flow up ...

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5 questions every man in his 40s should ask his doctor - Atlanta Journal Constitution



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5 questions every man in his 40s should ask his doctor 
Atlanta Journal Constitution
This deprives your brain and the rest of your body of the oxygen it needs to function at your best and increases your risk of developing heart disease, high blood pressure, depression and type 2 diabetes, WebMD says. If you're a man over 40, you're at ...

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Rise of Sleeve Gastrectomy Is No Therapeutic Misadventure - Medscape



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Rise of Sleeve Gastrectomy Is No Therapeutic Misadventure 
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Three new studies 'provide reassuring data to suggest that the rapid switch from Roux-en-Y gastric bypass to sleeve gastrectomy in the last decade has not been a therapeutic misadventure.'

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Medical tests, exams men in their 40s should have - Springfield News Sun



Medical tests, exams men in their 40s should have 
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Men are notorious for not wanting to go to the doctor unless they're desperate. But routine doctor's visits ? especially when you hit your 40s - count.

 


Hard to Stomach: Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome - TheHorse.com



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Hard to Stomach: Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome 
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ACVIM, LAIM, LVMA, equine committee professor and director of the Equine Health Studies Program at Louisiana State University's School of Veterinary Medicine, in Baton Rouge, likens ulcers in the squamous mucosa in horses to gastroesophageal reflux ...

 


People's Pharmacy: Clearing up confusion about peppermint oil - Winston-Salem Journal



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People's Pharmacy: Clearing up confusion about peppermint oil 
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Q: I am confused about using peppermint oil for digestive problems. You have written that it is helpful for symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. But I read elsewhere that you should avoid peppermint if you have GERD. Why the contradiction? Answer ...

 


Is antacid use during pregnancy tied to childhood asthma? - Reuters - Reuters



Is antacid use during pregnancy tied to childhood asthma? - Reuters 
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By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who take antacids may be more likely to have children who go on to develop asthma than their counterparts who don't take these medications, a research review suggests. Up to four in five pregnant women ...

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