How Grief Upsets Your Gut Health
After the death of Caroline Rustigian’s mother earlier this year, her physical health took a tumble. “I stopped eating and couldn’t keep food down,” says Rustigian, a public relations consultant and podcaster in Laguna Beach, Calif. Desperate to feel better, Rustigian went to urgent care, where she was told that acid reflux was one cause of her tummy troubles. The doctor recommended medication, which eased her discomfort. However, the mother of two still didn’t feel like her old energetic self. “I was fatigued and just trying to get through each day,” she recalls. Finally, Rustigia...
Source: TIME: Health - July 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Connie Chang and Juli Fraga Tags: Uncategorized freelance Gut health healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Baclofen Shows Limited Role in GERD Baclofen Shows Limited Role in GERD
The drug showed benefit in PPI refractory symptoms for patients with non-acid reflux.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 28, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

‘I couldn’t swallow my saliva’: Signs your heartburn is turning cancerous - symptoms
THE DIFFICULTY in treating cancer lies in its deadly ability to evolve. Picked up early, however, much can be done to avert death, so unusual changes to a body's functioning should never be ignored. Acid reflux - a known precursor for oesophageal cancer - may present warning signs before turning cancerous, according to experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long-Term Outcomes for GERD Similar With Posterior Partial or Total Fundoplication Long-Term Outcomes for GERD Similar With Posterior Partial or Total Fundoplication
In patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, similar outcomes were achieved with posterior partial or total fundoplication at the 15-year follow-up to a randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 27, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Two Surgeries for Chronic GERD Yield Similar Long-Term Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Fifteen years after a laparoscopic partial or total fundoplication for chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the two approaches appeared equally effective when it came to the ability to swallow foods, reflux control... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - April 21, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

GERD: Practice Update Outlines Personalized Management Approach GERD: Practice Update Outlines Personalized Management Approach
The practice update includes how to approach symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in the clinic, personalized diagnosis related to GERD symptoms, and precision management.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 8, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Is BBQ OK for Acid Reflux?
Title: Is BBQ OK for Acid Reflux?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/4/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - April 4, 2022 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Vibrating Wearable Device May Help Nighttime GERD Vibrating Wearable Device May Help Nighttime GERD
The device appears to train patients to sleep on their left side with a resulting decrease in nighttime reflux symptoms, according to findings of a small, randomized, sham-controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - March 31, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

The Mysteries and Underdiagnosis of SIBO
In 2017, shortly after she turned 32, Phoebe Lapine had just spent the previous three years overhauling her health to make up for her ailing thyroid, the result of unchecked Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. She was following a gluten-free diet, drinking kombucha and taking prebiotics, and finally feeling her best when she noticed peculiar gut symptoms starting to rear their head: burping during meals, stomach discomfort, and a bloated belly that simply would not deflate. She turned to a functional doctor who quickly gave her a diagnosis: small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), a gut condition not uncommon for hypothyro...
Source: TIME: Health - March 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meaghan Beatley Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get tight chest pain now I've cut back on booze? 
DR ELLIE CANNON: Acid reflux and stomach ulcers can be the causes of chest pain and unsettled stomachs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Updated ACG GERD Guideline Addresses Increased Scrutiny of PPI Therapy
For the first time since 2013, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has issued updated evidence-based recommendations and practical guidance on the evaluation and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including pharmacologic, lifestyle, surgical, and endoscopic management. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Freedom Convoy trucker: Canada's leftist politicians recognize convoy's 'incredible leverage,' fear its power
Gord Magill took stock of the Freedom Convoy's political power Friday on "The Ingraham Angle." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Triggers an Acid Reflux?
Title: What Triggers an Acid Reflux?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/7/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/7/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - February 7, 2022 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

What Are the 4 Types of Acid Reflux?
Title: What Are the 4 Types of Acid Reflux?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/25/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/25/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 25, 2022 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news