EndoGastric Solutions pays $5.3M to settle Justice Dept. probe
Acid reflux treatment device maker EndoGastric Solutions admits no wrongdoing in agreeing to pay $5.3 million to settle allegations of Medicare fraud and illegal kickbacks. California medical device maker EndoGastric Solutions agreed this month to pay $5.3 million plus interest to settle Justice Dept. allegations that the company engaged in Medicare fraud and illegal kickbacks to promote its EsophyX acid reflux disease treatment device. Dept. of Justice (DOJ), EndoGastric Solutions Inc.Legal News, News Well, Gastrointestinal, Medicare Fraudread more (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - February 24, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Arezu Sarvestani Source Type: news

How Long Before Gastroparesis Improves?
Discussion “[Gastroparesis] (GP) is a motor and sensory disorder of the stomach characterized by delayed gastric emptying in the absence of mechanical obstruction. Symptoms classically include nausea, vomiting, early satiety, bloating, postprandial fullness, abdominal pain and weight loss….GP is often not recognized and thus can remain untreated in children.” In the adult population, the age adjusted prevalence of GP is 9.6 (for men) and 37.8 (for women) per 100,000. There is no specific prevalence data available for children. It appears from some data that GP identification is rising and some data sugge...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 24, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

"Why Do I Still Have Heartburn?"
You are at your ideal weight, have been following a low-acid diet, are avoiding the foods that can cause heartburn, and are taking antacids -- but you still have heartburn. Why? Despite doing everything right, there are a few reasons why you may still be suffering from heartburn. Here are some of those reasons you may still have heartburn. Related Information: Foods that cause heartburn Nighttime heartburn Fundoplication surgery Gerd Hiatal hernias "Why Do I Still Have Heartburn?" originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Monday, February 24th, 2014 at 12:10:15.Permalink | Comment | Email this...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - February 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What You Need to Know About Heartburn Related Digestive Disorders
Talking to your doctor is important whenever you have a concern about your health. If that concern is connected to your digestive system, particularly that which is related to the symptom of heartburn, then this information on heartburn related digestive disorders can give  you some ideas of what questions to ask your doctor, and may answer some of your questions now. Related Information: What is GERD? What is a hiatal hernia? What are peptic ulcers? What are gallstones? What You Need to Know About Heartburn Related Digestive Disorders originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Monday, February 24th...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - February 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medications That May Cause Heartburn
While we most often think of certain foods as causing heartburn, there are also some medications that may cause heartburn. This is a result of relaxing the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), irritating the esophagus, or slowing stomach-emptying. Learn about which medication that may cause heartburn. Related Information: Prescription remedies for heartburn Over-the-counter remedies for heartburn Medications That May Cause Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Monday, February 24th, 2014 at 12:02:03.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - February 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 Signs You May Have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Many people think of heartburn when they first hear the words gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). While most people with GERD will experience symptoms of heartburn, some people with GERD do not suffer from heartburn. There are, however, other possible symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease. If you experience any of the following symptoms of possible GERD listed in this article, with or without chronic heartburn, you may be suffering from GERD, and you should see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. Related Resources: GERD Women and Heartburn GERD in the Elderly GERD in infants GERD in children Living wi...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - February 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?
I understand that taking drugs for heartburn or acid reflux raises the risk of vitamin B12 deficiency. Can you tell me more about this? I'm 62 and have been taking one of these drugs daily for a few years. (Source: Dr. Weil Q and A)
Source: Dr. Weil Q and A - February 14, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Ease Chronic Heartburn
Study finds sleeve gastrectomy often doesn't relieve acid reflux, and sometimes makes it worse Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: GERD, Obesity, Weight Loss Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 5, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastric Sleeve Little Help for GERD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Gastric bypass surgery usually resolved comorbid gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), whereas laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy did not and actually led to some new onset heartburn, a national database showed. (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 5, 2014 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

GERD: High-Risk Patients Get Endoscopic Short ShriftGERD: High-Risk Patients Get Endoscopic Short Shrift
Patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who are at highest risk for Barrett esophagus or cancer are less likely to undergo diagnostic endoscopy. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 27, 2014 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Treating Acid Reflux & Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) With Diet...
Health Nutrition News has released a new video and article on how eating probiotic rich foods can help treat acid reflux.(PRWeb January 24, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/treating-acid-reflux/GERD-Diet-Treatment/prweb11519958.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 24, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is it safe to give my baby probiotics for colic?
Having a colicky, inconsolable baby can be one of the toughest parts of parenthood. Seeing your newborn cry and scream—without the slightest clue as to how you can help—is enough to make most moms and dads want to curl up and cry right along with the child. Making things worse, science isn’t really sure what causes colic, making a quick and simple treatment hard to find in many cases. “There are a lot of ideas about what makes colicky babies cry like they do, but no one can say for sure what causes it,” says Elizabeth Hait, MD, MPH, of Boston Children’s Division of Gastroenterology,...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 24, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tripp Underwood Tags: All posts Parenting colic Gastroesophageal reflux disease Pediatric Gastroenterology probiotics Source Type: news

Gastric balloon pill launched in UK
Most of the UK media has got rather overexcited about the UK launch of Obalon, a gastric balloon in pill form that can be swallowed to help overweight people achieve rapid weight loss without invasive surgery. The Obalon pills are designed to be inflated into balloons in the stomach, reducing the free volume of the stomach and therefore how much a person can eat before they feel full. Intra-gastric balloons are not new, and are sometimes provided to extremely obese people through the NHS, although these often have to be surgically implanted. Obalon has been approved in Europe for overweight and obese adults, but in th...
Source: NHS News Feed - January 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical practice Obesity QA articles Source Type: news

What Not to Do if You Have GERD
For many people who have been diagnosed with GERD, they will experience symptoms of heartburn. However, heartburn is not the same for everyone who experiences it. What I feel when I have an episode of heartburn may not be in the same area of the body, or of the same intensity, as what you feel. This being said, what a person shouldn't do if they have heartburn is basically the same for everyone. If you don't want to suffer from heartburn, this article on "What Not to Do if You Have GERD" you will find a list of things you shouldn't do if you have GERD. Related Resources: Weight and Heartburn Foods That...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Eat if You Have a Hiatal Hernia
This article on "What Can I Eat if I Have a Hiatal Hernia?" will give you some tips on how to control heartburn if you have a hiatal hernia. No Burn Recipes: Beef Recipes Chicken Recipes Pork Recipes Turkey Recipes Vegetarian Recipes Seafood/Fish Recipes Casserole/Stew Recipes Salad Recipes Pasta Recipes Kid-Friendly Recipes Side-Dish Recipes Dessert Recipes What to Eat if You Have a Hiatal Hernia originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 11:36:15.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is that chocolate causing your heartburn?
Most people who suffer from chronic heartburn can trace some of the triggers of their heartburn to the foods they eat. Because of this, they've had to give up certain foods in order to avoid an episode of heartburn. Topping most everyone's list of "can't have" foods is chocolate. But how can something that is such a joy to the tongue bring on the fire of heartburn? The ingredient in chocolate that makes chocolate such a "feel good" food is the same ingredient that can trigger heartburn. Chocolate contains serotonin, which acts as an anti-depressant. Thus that "feel good" sensation when eati...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quizzes
With the following "Screening Quizzes" you can check symptoms to see if you may have a heartburn-related condition. With the "Test Your Knowledge" quizzes, you can test your knowledge of various disorders or see how much you know about preventing your heartburn. Screening Quizzes GERD Screening Quiz Hiatal Hernia Screening Quiz Peptic Ulcer Screening Quiz Gastritis Screening Quiz Gastroparesis Screening Quiz Test Your Knowledge Do you know how to prevent heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Hiatal Hernias? How Much Do You Know About...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frequently Asked Questions
If you have questions about GERD, GERD complications, ulcers, or hiatal hernias, the following FAQs will probably give you the answers you want. GERD FAQ Hiatal Hernia FAQ Barrett's Esophagus FAQ Esophageal Cancer FAQ Esophagitis FAQ Esophageal Strictures FAQ Peptic Ulcer FAQFrequently Asked Questions originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Monday, January 13th, 2014 at 01:57:00.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Free Heartburn-Related Email Courses
These email course will give you the information you need to manage your heartburn. Menus for the Heartburn Sufferer Subscribe to this email course and once a week for six weeks you will receive a weekly menu in your email mailbox. Preventing Heartburn Subscribe to this email course and each day for seven days you will receive tips for preventing heartburn. Links to articles and other resources are included. Self-Care Strategies for Managing Heartburn For 10 days you will receive daily self-care tips that will help you avoid the heartburn burn. Heartburn Tips For an entire month, get a daily tip on handling your he...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Resolutions
The beginning of a new year has always been a time we reflect on the changes we want or need to make. It is a time we make resolutions for change, and resolve to follow through on those changes. If you are thinking about making some changes in the coming new year on how you approach the care and treatment of your heartburn, these heartburn resolutions will make a good start. If there are other areas of health where you are thinking of making new resolutions, you can check out this New Year's Resolutions Blog Carnival. Each blog included provides a wealth of resources, each from a unique health- or wellness-related perspec...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - January 2, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Behind the Headlines 2013 Quiz of the Year
In 2013, Behind the Headlines has covered more than 500 health stories that made it into the mainstream media. If you've been paying attention you should find this quiz easy and fun. Why not test your knowledge of 2013's health news with our month-by-month quiz? Answers are at the foot of the page (no peeking!).   In January 2013's health news... According to the Daily Mail, spiritual people were said to be more likely to be? A) Happy B) Obese C) Mentally ill The Daily Mail also said that Vietnamese mums can teach their baby’s potty training by doing what? A) Withholding food B) Sign l...
Source: NHS News Feed - December 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Special reports Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Dessert Recipes
We all like desserts. Just because we suffer from heartburn, it doesn't mean we have to live without desserts. If you want ideas for desserts, you will want to try these heartburn friendly dessert recipes. See More About heartburn friendly desserts acid reflux recipes acid reflux diet Heartburn Friendly Dessert Recipes originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 11:27:21.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Index of Articles on Remedies Used to Treat Heartburn
When it comes to treating heartburn, the first treatment option your doctor will most likely discuss with you is a "no medication" approach. This will usually involve lifestyle modifications and dietary changes. Other people have opted for home remedies to treat their heartburn. If these methods don't work, this index of articles on remedies used to treat heartburn will give you information on over-the-counter and prescription options available. Before you begin taking any of these remedies, you should talk to your doctor, who will help you determine which is the best option for you. See More About antacids ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Index of Articles on Acid Reflux Treatment Options
When you suffer from chronic heartburn, whether it's caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or some other digestive disorder, it's important to know how to treat the heartburn. The treatment can range from lifestyle change to surgery in severe cases that don't respond to any other treatment. This index of articles on acid reflux treatment options will give you information on various treatment options for acid reflux. See More About heartburn treatment GERD treatment GERD treatment in children Index of Articles on Acid Reflux Treatment Options originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, Dec...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Index of Heartburn Prevention Help Articles
The articles in this index of heartburn prevention help articles will give you the tips and resources you need to help you prevent heartburn. See More About preventing heartburn living with heartburn GERD heartburn causes Index of Heartburn Prevention Help Articles originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 11:03:09.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Can I Eat if I Suffer From Heartburn?
There is a significant amount of research and debate going on about the role of diet in heartburn. Many people who suffer from chronic heartburn say they can trace some of their heartburn triggers to certain foods they eat. Since we all have to eat, we need ways to prevent food from triggering our heartburn. The resources in this article titled What Can I Eat if I Suffer From Heartburn? will help guide you through the process of creating a diet plan that will help keep you heartburn free. See More About acid reflux diet acid reflux recipes safe foods for heartburn What Can I Eat if I Suffer From Heartburn? original...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Index of Digestive Cancer Resource Articles
Cancer can occur in various areas of the digestive system. Below are resources for the types of cancer that can occur in the upper digestive tract. These types of cancer are esophageal cancer, stomach (gastric) cancer, and laryngeal cancer. This index of digestive cancer resource articles will give you information on these types of cancer. See More About esophageal cancer stomach cancer laryngeal cancer Index of Digestive Cancer Resource Articles originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 10:43:15.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Index of GERD Help Articles
The index of GERD help articles will give you the resources that will help you with daily life living with GERD. If you suspect you have GERD but haven't been diagnosed yet, you can take this GERD Screening Quiz and then discuss the results with your doctor. See More About GERD GERD in infants GERD in children Living with GERD Index of GERD Help Articles originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 10:39:24.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Index of Hiatal Hernia Help Articles
This index of hiatal hernia help articles are resources to give you the information you'll need if you have been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia, or you think you have one. You can take this Hiatal Hernia Screening Quiz and then discuss the results with your doctor. See More About hiatal hernias paraesophageal hiatal hernia living with a hiatal hernia Index of Hiatal Hernia Help Articles originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 10:32:56.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medcline™ Reflux Relief System Now Available Online Through...
Increasing its reach to nighttime acid reflux sufferers nationwide, the Medcline™ Reflux Relief System has been added to ApriaDirect™’s comprehensive product line of home medical equipment.(PRWeb December 18, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/12/prweb11427199.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - December 19, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The lucky 12 solutions to acid reflux
It is estimated that at least 50% of Americans suffer with acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The condition occurs mostly after consuming fatty foods such as pizza. Most people's first response is to reach for the nearest antacid medication. But... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking Cessation Curbs Severe Reflux (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Patients who quit smoking saw significant improvements in symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux, researchers found. (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 12, 2013 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Book Review: "Tell Me What To Eat If I Have Acid Reflux"
This is my review of the book "Tell Me What To Eat If I Have Acid Reflux" by Elaine Magee. If you have read this book, you can share thoughts on it by clicking on the Comments link below this post. Related information: Keeping a Heartburn Record Meal Planning Tips for Preventing Heartburn Why Some Foods Cause Heartburn Eating Out Without Heartburn Lifestyle Modifications for Preventing Heartburn Preventing Heartburn During Pregnancy 6 Steps to Preventing Heartburn-Related Complications How to Exercise Without Heartburn How Alcohol Can Cause Heartburn How Smoking Can Cause Heartburn Book Review: "...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: "Eating for Acid Reflux"
This is my review of the book "Eating for Acid Reflux" by Jill Sklar and Annabel Cohen. If you have read this book, you can share thoughts on it by clicking on the Comments link below this post. Related Information: Heartburn Symptoms GERD Symptoms Diagnostic Tests for GERD Antacids H2 blockers Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Fundoplications Surgery Radiofrequency Treatment Keeping a Heartburn Record Meal Planning Tips for Preventing Heartburn Why Some Foods Cause Heartburn Eating Out Without Heartburn Lifestyle Modifications for Preventing Heartburn Preventing Heartburn During Pregnancy 6...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: "Heartburn: Extinguishing The Fire Inside"
This is my review of the book "Heartburn: Extinguishing The Fire Inside" by M. Michael Wolfe, M.D. and Thomas J. Nesi. If you have read this book, you can share thoughts on it by clicking on the Comments link below this post. Related Information: What is Heartburn? Why Heartburn Happens Risk Factors for Heartburn Is There a Cure for Heartburn? What is GERD? Heartburn Myths Controlling Heartburn with Lifestyle Modifications Dietary Changes for Preventing Heartburn GERD and Asthma Complications of Chronic Heartburn Book Review: "Heartburn: Extinguishing The Fire Inside" originally appeared on...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: "No More Heartburn"
This is my review of the book "No More Heartburn: Stop the Pain in 30 Days--Naturally!" by Sherry A. Rogers. If you have read this book, you can share thoughts on it by clicking on the Comments link below this post. Related Information: What is Heartburn? Why Heartburn Happens Risk Factors for Heartburn Is There a Cure for Heartburn? What is GERD? Heartburn Myths Controlling Heartburn with Lifestyle Modifications Dietary Changes for Preventing Heartburn Complications of Chronic Heartburn What Are Hiatal Hernias? Symptoms of a Hiatal Hernia What can cause a hiatal hernia? Diagnosing Hi...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - December 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid Reflux Drugs and Vitamin Deficiency
Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: B Vitamins, GERD, Heartburn, Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long-term antacid use linked to vitamin B12 deficiency
Antacids are commonly used to neutralize the acid in the stomach, helping many individuals who have acid reflux. But a new study suggests that using this medication consistently for 2 years or more is linked to a deficiency of vitamin B12, which can have adverse effects for the nervous system.The research, published in JAMA, is among the first to show associations between long-term exposure to antacids and vitamin B12 deficiency in a large population-based study. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry Source Type: news

GERD Meds Up Risk of B12 Deficiency (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Patients taking prescription anti-reflux medications had significantly higher odds of a vitamin B12 deficiency, researchers found. (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - December 11, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12
Title: Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/10/2013 5:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 12/11/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Crohn's Disease General)
Source: MedicineNet Crohn's Disease General - December 11, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Acid reflux drugs may lead to vitamin B12 deficiency
Study found people with vitamin B12 deficiency more likely to be on reflux drugs called proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and histamine 2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs) (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12
Study found risk of deficiency rose with longer use, higher doses (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insomnia linked to increased GERD risk
Insomnia is associated with an increased risk for gastroesophageal reflux disease, findings from a cross-sectional study show. (Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology)
Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology - December 9, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

COPD - NHS patient education video
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic disorder with high mortality rates (one of the top 5 causes of death). 10% of people worldwide over the age of 40 are affected by COPD.COPD is expected to rise to the third leading cause of death worldwide by 2030. More than 25% of COPD patients have never been smokers.From NHS Choices YouTube channel: COPD (bronchitis and emphysema) affects an estimated three million people in the UK, and smoking is a major cause. There is a lot that can be done to relieve the symptoms and improve your quality of life.Differential diagnosis of cough, a simple mnemonic is GREAT BAD ...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - December 2, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Tags: COPD Video Source Type: news

Amenity Health, Inc. Now Accepts FSA Debit Cards for Online Purchases...
Just in time for GERD Awareness Week, acid reflux patients are now able to use their Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Debit Cards to purchase the Medcline™ Reflux Relief System online.(PRWeb November 27, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11370124.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 28, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why Does Smoking Cause Heartburn?
There are more than one health reason for kicking the smoking habit, but one condition you may not have thought of is heartburn. You may be thinking smoking would have more effect on the lungs, mouth, and throat. But the stomach? You may be surprised at what effect the smoking actually has on the body. Learn more by reading this article on how smoking can cause heartburn. Useful Resources: Symptoms of Heartburn Causes of Heartburn Foods Heartburn Sufferers Should Avoid Meal Planning Tips for Heartburn Sufferers Quick Tips for Preventing heartburn Antacids for the Treatment of Heartburn H2 Blockers for the Treatme...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - November 19, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preventing Nighttime Heartburn During Pregnancy
Many people who suffer from heartburn will also experience those symptoms at night. And when it comes to pregnancy and heartburn, even women who have never experienced it before, will have heartburn for the first time while they are pregnant. It is also likely, with nearly 80% of people who suffer from heartburn also having it at night, women who are pregnant will also have nighttime heartburn at some point during their pregnancy. Read this article on preventing nighttime heartburn during pregnancy. For more information, you can read this article on diet changes to prevent pregnancy heartburn and the article on other life...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - November 19, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Can I Eat Out Without Heartburn?
Dining out in a restaurant can be a different story. There isn't a separate section on any menu that lists Anti-reflux Foods or an icon by the dishes on the menu that are heartburn friendly. However, as it was a process at home to learn what foods you find are your heartburn safe foods and which foods you have to limit, you can eat out without experiencing heartburn by planning ahead and knowing what to ask for. Learn the steps you can take to have a heartburn-free experience by reading this article on How Can I Eat Out Without Heartburn? Useful Resources: Symptoms of Heartburn Causes of Heartburn Foods Heartburn Suf...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - November 19, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Index of Peptic Ulcer Help Articles
An ulcer is an area of the stomach or duodenal (the first part of the small intestine) lining that becomes eroded by the stomach acid. Known individually as stomach and duodenal ulcers, collectively they are known as peptic ulcers. This index of many of the articles on peptic ulcers that are designed to give you the basic information about peptic ulcers, and they also will give you tips that are designed to help you in your day to day life. Please read this article on Peptic Ulcer Help Articles. Related Resources: Foods with little risk of causing heartburn Dining out without heartburn Heartburn-free picnics ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - November 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Index of Heartburn Help Articles
This is an index of many of the articles on heartburn that are designed to give you the basic information about heartburn, and they also will give you tips that are designed to help you in your day to day life living with heartburn. Please read this article on Heartburn Help Articles. Related Resources: Foods with little risk of causing heartburn Dining out without heartburn Heartburn-free picnics Heartburn-free school lunches Tips For Controlling Heartburn At Party Gatherings Why Heartburn Happens 10 Things to Stop Doing If You Suffer From Heartburn Index of Heartburn Help Articles originally appeared on ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - November 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news