Medical News Today: What to know about Pepto Bismol
Pepto Bismol is an antacid that helps treat occasional indigestion, heartburn, and diarrhea. We look at the types and their uses, as well as possible side effects.
PPIs, or proton pump inhibitors, are among the most common prescription drugs and are used to treat acid reflux, heartburn, indigestion, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and stomach ulcers.
You're reading Should you Graze?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Grazed and confusedGrazing is picking at food little by little so that you're continually eating as opposed to eating only at mealtimes. Have you grazed and been confused for so long it's not true? Alright, I admit it, it may be punny but it's not very funny. The point I'm trying to make is that grazing on food can be confusing and here's why. 50 shades of graze When you graze, there are many questions you can ask yourself. For instance...
You're reading 5 Surprising Things Stress Can Do to Your Body, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. You just got off a terrible meeting, your boss gave you an impossible deadline for the next project, your team is pushing you to make extra hours, and you still need to pick up the kids at school. Your body is in a “fight or flight response.” Your stress levels are high, you feel your breath get quicker and even feel your heart beating faster than usual. Although this is all a natural response from y...
(ERA-EDTA) As chronic kidney disease (CKD) progresses, the kidneys become less able to maintain a healthy balance of acids in the body. To maintain healthy acid levels, people with CKD are treated with alkaline substances such as sodium bicarbonate, also commonly used to neutralize heartburn and indigestion. The UBI study shows that sodium bicarbonate halves the risk of kidney disease progression, the likelihood of needing dialysis or transplantation) and overall mortality in people with CKD .
Abstract CASE PRESENTATION: A 70-year-old lifelong nonsmoking woman with a past medical history of hypertension was referred to the respiratory clinic for evaluation of chronic cough. She presented with a 5-month history of dry cough, night sweats, fatigue, and a 4.5-kg weight loss. Her cough tended to be worse while lying flat. She denied having shortness of breath, chest pain, wheeze, or hemoptysis. She was taking amlodipine for her blood pressure as well as omeprazole for indigestion. She denied having any reflux symptoms or heartburn. She worked as a receptionist for an optician. She did not have any pets at h...
Heartburn and nausea are both common digestive issues. They can occur together, especially if a person experiences indigestion. Learn more in this article.
Mixing baking soda with lemon juice has become a popular home remedy for treating several conditions. Here, we examine the scientific evidence for whether this combination can improve the skin, treat heartburn and indigestion, and whiten teeth.
HEART attacks are a serious medical emergency and can be life-threatening, but rather worryingly, symptoms are not always as aggressive as many people might think. In some cases, chest pain associated with a heart attack can feel more like heartburn or indigestion, so how do you know if it ’s time to call 999?
CANCER symptoms cover a wide range of problems, some which may seem obvious while others are less so. Even simple things like a persistent cough, or frequent heartburn or indigestion could be a sign of some cancers, so it ’s important to monitor any changes to your body, no matter how small. If you suffer from heartburn or indigestion, here’s when to see a GP.
HEARTBURN is a burning chest pain that ’s caused by stomach acid reflux symptoms. This Christmas, you could lower your risk of heartburn and indigestion by eating certain foods in your diet. These are the best foods to prevent acid reflux and heartburn.