Well: Awareness: Heartburn Tied to Throat Cancer
Frequent heartburn increases the risk for throat cancer, a new study has found, and over-the-counter antacids may provide protection.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Head and Neck Cancer Throat Body Heartburn Gastroesophageal Reflux (Acid Reflux) Featured Source Type: news

Frequent Acid Reflux Associated with Throat Cancers
(Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - May 23, 2013 Category: Primary Care Tags: Medical News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Turkey Recipes
Turkey is a safe choice for most heartburn sufferers, because it is leaner than beef and ground turkey can often be substituted for ground beef in many recipes. In the past I have substituted ground turkey for ground beef in dishes such as lasagna and spaghetti and meatballs. So don't be afraid to experiment! Ground turkey is becoming more popular too, and new ideas for using it instead of ground beef are plentiful. So, with these turkey recipes below, you will also get great tasting dishes that are more heartburn friendly because of the lower fat content. Try these heartburn friendly turkey dinner recipes. Related Resour...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Beef Recipes
You may have thought you couldn't eat beef if you suffered from heartburn. While many cuts of beef can be fattier, you can select leaner cuts of meat and very lean ground beef. This will make it possible to enjoy those beef recipes without having to worry about heartburn. Try these heartburn friendly beef dinner recipes. Related Resources: Rice Recipes Casserole and Stew Recipes Pasta Recipes Salads Recipes Side Dish Recipes Dessert Recipes Sandwich Recipes Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Beef Recipes originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 15:01:39.Permalink | C...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Chicken Recipes
Chicken is a safe choice for most heartburn sufferers. It is also a healthy choice because when it's skinless, it's lean and low in fat. Because of this, I eat a lot more chicken breast than I used to. And with these recipes you will not only have variety, but you will also get the great taste of many of your old favorites! Try these heartburn friendly chicken dinner recipes. Related Resources: Rice Recipes Casserole and Stew Recipes Pasta Recipes Salads Recipes Side Dish Recipes Dessert Recipes Sandwich Recipes Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Chicken Recipes originally appeared on About.com Heartburn /...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relief from Reflux
Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, GERD (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Practice Changes To Improve Value And Quality Of GI Procedures
There are significant cost and risk factors associated with two procedures commonly used to diagnose or treat gastrointestinal problems, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW). A study by New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill-Cornell Medical College suggests that more objective testing may substantially reduce the cost and risk of managing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Women and Heartburn
In most cases, what triggers heartburn for women are the same triggers for men. There are, however, a couple circumstances that are unique to women: Pregnancy and progesterone. Why does pregnancy cause heartburn anyway? What other factors cause heartburn for women (and men)? Read more about women and heartburn. Related Resources: Pregnancy and Heartburn Weight and Heartburn Foods That Trigger Heartburn Nighttime Heartburn GERD Hiatal Hernias Smoking and Heartburn Alcohol and Heartburn Exercise and Heartburn Stress and Heartburn Women and Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Tuesday, M...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for Seniors on the Safe Use of Acid Reflux Medications
As a person gets older, they may be faced with more health conditions that they will need to treat on a regular basis. This includes gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). If you are a senior citizen and on various medications, you no doubt know the importance of taking medication safely. Sometimes the difficulty arises when the number of medications, and medical conditions they treat, increases. That's a lot to keep organized at times. These tips on safe use of medications can go a long way in helping you with this part of your health care. Related Information: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Choo...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Talking to the Doctor About Your Child's Acid Reflux
Children, like adults, can suffer from occasional heartburn. It is when the heartburn becomes frequent, occurring two or more times a week, that parents should take their children to the doctor. It is important to determine if this frequent heartburn is caused by a more serious condition, such as GERD. Here are some tips on when and how to talk to the doctor about your child's acid reflux. Related Resources: Children and GERD Symptoms of GERD in Children Treating Children with GERD Heartburn-Free School Lunches Holiday Tips for Children with GERD Meal Planning Tips to Prevent Heartburn Tips for Heartburn-Fr...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating at a Chinese Restaurant Without Heartburn
Eating out can be enjoyable. Unless heartburn gives you problems. You may know what to eat and what not to eat if you eat in a restaurant that caters toward an American style menu. If the menu is different, such as Chinese, it may be a little more difficult to know what to eat and what to avoid. The basics are the same, no matter what type of menu it is. Avoid fried or fatty foods, for example. Here are more tips on how you can eat at a Chinese restaurant without heartburn. Related Resources: Foods with little risk of causing heartburn Dining out without heartburn Heartburn-free picnics Heartburn-free school ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating at a Mexican Restaurant Without Heartburn
Eating out can be enjoyable. Unless heartburn gives you problems. You may know what to eat and what not to eat if you eat in a restaurant that caters toward an American style menu. If the menu is different, such as Chinese, it may be a little more difficult to know what to eat and what to avoid. The basics are the same, no matter what type of menu it is. Avoid fried or fatty foods, for example. Here are more tips on how you can eat Mexican food without heartburn. Related Resources: Foods with little risk of causing heartburn Dining out without heartburn Heartburn-free picnics Heartburn-free school lunches Ti...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating at an Italian Restaurant Without Heartburn
Eating out can be enjoyable. Unless heartburn gives you problems. You may know what to eat and what not to eat if you eat in a restaurant that caters toward an American style menu. If the menu is different, such as Chinese, it may be a little more difficult to know what to eat and what to avoid. The basics are the same, no matter what type of menu it is. Avoid fried or fatty foods, for example. Here are more tips on how you can eat at an Italian restaurant without heartburn. Related Resources: Foods with little risk of causing heartburn Dining out without heartburn Heartburn-free picnics Heartburn-free school...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Videos
Heartburn-related videos on the Heartburn / GERD site: How to Make a Heartburn Record How to Relieve Heartburn and Gas Tips for Preventing Heartburn Nighttime Heartburn How to Treat Nighttime Heartburn How to Exercise without Heartburn How to Treat Heartburn Diet Tips for Reducing Heartburn Acid Reflux vs. GERD How to Diagnose Heartburn What is Heartburn Causes of Heartburn What Increases the Risk of Heartburn? Symptoms of Heartburn Chest Pain vs. Heartburn Avoid and Treat Heartburn Heartburn and Acid Reflux Testing - Endoscopy Heartburn Videos originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / G...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reflux Detected by Impedance in Patients On and Off PPIsReflux Detected by Impedance in Patients On and Off PPIs
Do PPIs reduce the number of reflux episodes detected by impedance in patients with GERD? This new study explains. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Preventing Summertime Heartburn
This summer you can enjoy the heat of the season without feeling the burn of heartburn. Preventing summertime heartburn doesn't mean you have to forego quick and easy meals. These tips for preventing summertime heartburn will help you learn what you can eat, some safe alternatives to the usual picnic fare, and quick and easy recipes and menu suggestions. Related Resources: Lifestyle modifications Dietary changes Controlling nighttime heartburn Antacids H2 blockers Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Keeping a food diary Preventing Summertime Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on T...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn-Free Picnics
Summer is the time for picnics and cookouts. It can also be a time for heartburn. However, by taking a few precautions, you can enjoy your summer picnic heartburn-free. This includes what you eat, and when you eat. You can still enjoy hamburgers and potato salad if you follow a few tips. So, have a great heartburn-free picnic! Related Resources: Heartburn friendly lunch recipes Salads Recipes Side Dish Recipes Dessert Recipes Heartburn-Free Picnics originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 11:30:24.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quick and Easy Summertime Recipes
Enjoy these easy recipes that are great for summertime, and have the added benefit of being heartburn-friendly: Broiled Burgers with Mushrooms and Rice Broiled Chicken Kabobs with Vegetables Shrimp with Pasta Beef Strips and Pasta Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Pork Chops with Applesauce Tuna Noodle Casserole Bean and Cheese Burritos with Avocado Quick and Easy Summertime Recipes originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 11:20:09.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn: keep taking the tablets?
Those with severe acid reflux following meals or when lying prone in bed warrant more rigorous treatment, says James Le Fanu     (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - May 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn: keep taking the tablets?
Those with severe acid reflux following meals or when lying prone in bed warrant more rigorous treatment, says James Le Fanu     (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - May 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top 10 GERD GuidelinesTop 10 GERD Guidelines
Dr. David Johnson presents his top 10 out of the new guidelines for diagnosing and managing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) from the American College of Gastroenterology. Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 30, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Father-of-three died after doctors mistook aneurysm for heartburn and sent him home with Gaviscon
Daren Hooper, 42, from Somerset, was rushed to hospital after collapsing at work. He was diagnosed with gastro-oesophageal reflux and given antacids as treatment. He died 24 hours later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not All Infant Reflux Is Disease, According To AAP
Babies who regularly spit up after a meal do not necessarily have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics. Reflux-related symptoms need to be effectively managed and treated, and in order to do so, pediatricians need to differentiate infants with physiologic gastroesophageal reflux (GER) from those with GERD. GER refers to the regular passage of gastric contents into the esophagus... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

AAP: Not All Infant Reflux is Disease (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Pediatricians should differentiate between gastroesophageal reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease before determining a course of treatment for infants, children, and teens, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - April 29, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Reflux Guidelines: Modest Changes Best for Most Babies Reflux Guidelines: Modest Changes Best for Most Babies
Distinguishing infants with reflux-related symptoms resulting from their physiology from children who actually have gastroesophageal reflux disease may avert unnecessary treatments and save money. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

What Are Proton Pump Inhibitors?
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications that have been used to decrease the amount of acid in the stomach and intestines. Doctors prescribe PPIs to treat people with GERD, ulcers in the stomach or intestine, or other digestive disorders where the production of stomach acid needs to be controlled. Read more about what proton pump inhibitors are and what they do. Types of PPIs: Aciphex Dexilant Nexium Prevacid Prilosec Protonix Related Resources: GERD Erosive Esophagitis Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Peptic Ulcers What Are Proton Pump Inhibitors? originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GE...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are H2 Blockers?
H2 blockers, which are also called H2-receptor antagonists, are medicines used to reduce the amount of acid the stomach produces. The H2-blockers block histamine's ability to bind to one kind of histamine receptor on cells: the histamine-2 receptor. Learn what H2 blockers are and what they do. Types of H2 blockers: Axid Pepcid Tagamet Zantac Related Resources: What is Heartburn? What is GERD What is Erosive Esophagitis What is Zollinger-Ellison syndrome What are Peptic Ulcers What Are H2 Blockers? originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Monday, April 29th, 2013 at 22:00:47.Permalink | Comment...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Lunch Recipes
Sandwiches and salads can make quick and easy lunch time meals that will be good for you while not causing a problem with heartburn. These are good choices whether you are having lunch at home or at work. Try one of these heartburn friendly lunch recipes today! Related Resources: Chicken Recipes Beef Recipes Pork Recipes Turkey Recipes Seafood / Fish Recipes Vegetarian Recipes Rice Recipes Casserole and Stew Recipes Pasta Recipes Salads Recipes Side Dish Recipes Dessert Recipes Breakfast Recipes Heartburn Friendly Lunch Recipes originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Thursday, April ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Breakfast Recipes
Breakfast is an important meal. Most moms tell their children that it's the most important meal of the day. Most doctors and other professionals agree. A good breakfast can help keep energy levels up and improve concentration and performance throughout the day. If you suffer from heartburn, you can still have a good breakfast. These heartburn friendly breakfast recipes are not only good for you, they won't trigger heartburn. Related Resources: Chicken Recipes Beef Recipes Pork Recipes Turkey Recipes Seafood / Fish Recipes Vegetarian Recipes Rice Recipes Casserole and Stew Recipes Pasta Recipes Salads...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Share Your Stories About Living With Chronic Heartburn
Living with heartburn that occurs  two or more times a week isn't easy. There are times when it can be very disruptive to your life and livelihood if the heartburn can't be brought under control. Many of us have found ways, other than medication, to get our heartburn under control. Maybe you have learned how to prevent heartburn from occurring at night, or you know what foods cause you heartburn. You may have also learned how you can eat out without suffering from heartburn afterward. You can share your stories about living with chronic heartburn here. There are several opportunities to share your stories and tips, ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Share Your Stories About Living with GERD
What we do in our daily lives will often determine whether we suffer from heartburn or not. Perhaps you have learned how to avoid heartburn at heartburn, or what foods cause heartburn. Sometimes our lives are affected by what our family and friends do when we tell them we have been diagnosed with GERD. There are several of these areas covered below, all of which will give you an opportunity to share your stories and tips about living with GERD, and see what others have to say. What symptoms led you to your GERD diagnosis? How Did You Tell Your Family and Friends You Have GERD? How Did You Decide What GERD Treatme...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Share Your Stories About Living With a Hiatal Hernia
Living with a hiatal hernia can be challenging. Maybe it began with the diagnosis for you. Maybe you had some puzzling symptoms that finally led to your diagnosis. Maybe as you adjusted to having a hernia, you learned which changes in your life and diet brought you the most comfort. And then there is the telling of family members and perhaps even getting some unwanted medical advice. A few of these areas are covered here, all of which will give you an opportunity to share your stories and tips, and see what others have to say. Sharing your options: What Symptoms Led You to a Hiatal Hernia Diagnosis? How Do You Deal w...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GERD common in Asian lung disease patients
Results from an Indian study suggest that gastro-esophageal reflux disease is prevalent among Asian patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Source: MedWire News - Respiratory)
Source: MedWire News - Respiratory - April 14, 2013 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Pediatric GERD label should be used with caution
Parents are more interested in requesting acid-reducing medications for their children when symptoms of crying and excessive regurgitation are labelled as gastroesophageal reflux disease, researchers say. (Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology)
Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology - April 13, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Update on GERD: New Guidelines from the AGA
The American Gastroenterology Association’s last update to their gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) guideline was published in 2008, so new synthesis of more current treatment standards is welcome. Here’s what’s new compared with the 2008 guideline. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - April 12, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pediatric GERD label should be used with caution
Parents are more interested in requesting acid-reducing medications for their children when symptoms of crying and excessive regurgitation are labelled as gastroesophageal reflux disease, researchers say. (Source: MedWire News - Pediatrics)
Source: MedWire News - Pediatrics - April 11, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Pediatric GERD label should be used with caution
Parents are more interested in requesting acid-reducing medications for their children when symptoms of crying and excessive regurgitation are labelled as gastroesophageal reflux disease, researchers say. (Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology)
Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology - April 11, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

GERD Relief With Anterior 180-Degree and Nissen FundoplicationGERD Relief With Anterior 180-Degree and Nissen Fundoplication
Relief of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) was similar after laparoscopic anterior 180-degree and Nissen fundoplication, in a systematic review and meta-analysis. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

The Problem With Quick Fixes: Medicine Isn’t Always the Best Answer
Medicine can do amazing things these days. Whether it’s face transplants or new treatments for diabetes or curing many kinds of cancer, it can seem like medicine can do everything. But medicine can’t—and shouldn’t—do everything. There were a couple of news stories this week that got me thinking about this. First, there was a study published in Pediatrics showing that when a fussy, spitty baby was given the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), parents were more interested in getting medication for their baby than they were if the fussiness and spitting were simply referred to as...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 4, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Claire McCarthy Tags: ADHD Claire McCarthy, MD Gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD Source Type: news

Medications Used for Treating Heartburn
Many people will first use lifestyle modifications and dietary changes, or even home remedies to treat their heartburn. But if these methods don't work, what type of medications are available. You can read more about what medications are used for treating heartburn. Related Information: Antacids H2 Blockers Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Medications Used for Treating Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 08:28:53.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do You Always Need Medication to Control Heartburn?
There are plenty of television ad that tell us that heartburn control can only be achieved y this or that company's product. Probably all of us have at least one friend or family member who expounds the wonders of the medication she or he is taking. But is it really true that only by taking medications, such as antacids, H2 blockers, or proton pump inhibitors, can you find relief from heartburn? While there is nothing wrong if medication is needed, we can also learn how to control heartburn without using medication. Related Resources: Talking to Your Doctor About Your Heartburn Why Some Foods Cause Heartburn Controll...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 3, 2013 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 Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 08:20:03.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GERD Label May Cause Parents To Over-Medicate Their Baby
Doctors often label common symptoms in babies, such as spitting up and crying, as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), however, frequent use of this diagnosis can result in overuse of medication. When parents are told that their child has GERD, they are more likely to want medicine, even if their doctor says it won't help. The finding came from new research conducted by experts from the University of Michigan and the University of Missouri and was published in the journal Pediatrics... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Antihistamines For Stomach Acid Can Increase C. Diff Infection Risk
Patients receiving antihistamines to suppress stomach acid are at greater risk of infection from Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, a common cause of diarrhea, particularly in health care settings, Mayo Clinic researchers have found. The study focused on histamine 2 receptor antagonists. The researchers found no significant risk for people taking over-the-counter antihistamine drugs, however. The findings appear in the online journal PLOS ONE. Researchers reviewed 35 observations based on 33 separate studies involving C. diff and antihistamines used for stomach acid suppressive therapy... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

GERD label makes parents more likely to want medicine
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Telling the parents of babies who spit up and cry frequently that their child has gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, makes them more likely to want medicine - even if they're also told it isn't likely to help much, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

GERD Label in Infants Encourages Parents to MedicateGERD Label in Infants Encourages Parents to Medicate
Mewling, vomiting infants have alarmed parents for ages, but prescriptions to treat gastrointestinal reflux disorder in infants have spiked due, in part, to lax use of the disease label, a study says. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Over-diagnosis of reflux in infants leads to needless medication
(University of Michigan Health System) Calling gastroesophageal reflux a disease increases parents' wish for medication, symptoms are frequently over-treated in infants, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 1, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Keeping a Heartburn Diary
This article will tell you why. Related Resources: Lifestyle modifications Dietary changes Controlling nighttime heartburn Gerd Hiatal hernias 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 Keeping a Heartburn Diary originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 20:44:07.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - March 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Acid Reflux Medications Wisely
If you decide to take medication for any medical condition, you should know how to take that medication wisely. Up to half of all those who take medications do not take them as directed. This could be the result of not reading the labels on the prescriptions bottles or on the bottles of the over the counter meds, missing doses, using medication after it's expiration date, etc. In order to make sure you lower your risk of having problems with the medications you take, you can follow the tips in this article on using medications wisely. Related Resources: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Chooz H2 B...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - March 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Snacks
We all like snacks. Just because we suffer from heartburn, it doesn't mean we have to live without snacks. If you want ideas for snacks, you will want to try these heartburn friendly snack recipes. Related Resources: Chicken Recipes Beef Recipes Pork Recipes Turkey Recipes Seafood / Fish Recipes Vegetarian Recipes Rice Recipes Casserole and Stew Recipes Pasta Recipes Salads Recipes Side Dish Recipes Dessert Recipes Breakfast Recipes Kid-friendly Recipes Heartburn Friendly Snacks originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 20:29:16.Permalink | Comment | Emai...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - March 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news