Study: Research ties common heartburn medications to kidney disease and failure
(University at Buffalo) Common medications prescribed to treat heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers are linked to increased risks for kidney failure and chronic kidney disease, found a recent University at Buffalo study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Health benefits of baking soda and lemon juice
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. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Electronic hot needle treatment could banish heartburn for good 
The one-off 60-minute operation, using a device called Stretta, has already helped some NHS patients avoid major surgery. Many have been able to quit powerful drugs, called proton pump inhibitors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

lansoprazole (Heartburn Relief 24 Hour, Heartburn Treatment 24 Hour, Prevacid 24)
Title: lansoprazole (Heartburn Relief 24 Hour, Heartburn Treatment 24 Hour, Prevacid 24)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - February 28, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Health Tip: Steer Clear of Heartburn by Avoiding These Foods
-- More than 60 million Americans have heartburn each month, the American College of Gastroenterology says. The fiery burning sensation is caused by stomach acid backing up in the esophagus. Steering clear of certain foods can help you avoid the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Steer Clear of Heartburn by Avoiding These Foods
Title: Health Tip: Steer Clear of Heartburn by Avoiding These FoodsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/25/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - February 25, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Relief of Heartburn in Patients With Erosive Esophagitis Relief of Heartburn in Patients With Erosive Esophagitis
Does a new potassium-competitive acid blocker, vonoprazan, provide more rapid relief of heartburn than standard treatment with a proton-pump inhibitor?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Common acid reflux medications linked to increased kidney disease risk
(University of California - San Diego) Mining a large database of adverse reactions to medications, UC San Diego researchers found that people who took proton pump inhibitors (e.g., Prilosec, Nexium) for heartburn and acid reflux were more likely to experience kidney disease than people who took other forms of antacid. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart attack: Heartburn or heart attack? Symptoms can be confused - when to dial 999
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? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antacid drugs linked to increased risk for heart attack, dementia and renal failure
(Natural News) Many people who suffer from acid reflux and heartburn take antacid drugs to treat their condition. However, using these proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for a long time can cause serious and life-threatening side effects — just like any other drug. One of the deadly side effects of continuously taking antacid drugs is that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A natural approach to treating GERD
(Natural News) Gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a chronic digestive problem that is characterized by frequently recurring symptoms such as acid reflux and heartburn. Digestive conditions, such as GERD, are often caused by a problem with the digestive acids in your stomach. As such, many people may choose to treat their digestive problems with acid-blocking medication.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fix bloating and heartburn with these easy-to-digest foods
(Natural News) Digestive issues like bloating or heartburn can be inconvenient and even painful, but knowing what kinds of food to eat can ease the discomfort that they cause. If you often suffer from these conditions, add more easy-to-digest foods to your diet. Foods that can relieve digestive conditions Various digestive problems like bloating, Crohn’s disease, gastroesophageal reflux... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Connecting the Dots Between Heartburn Drugs and Kidney Damage
THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 -- Just because a medication is available over the counter doesn't mean it won't have side effects or pose other dangers. One example is PPIs, a popular type of heartburn medication that can harm the kidneys, especially when... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Connecting the Dots Between Heartburn Drugs and Kidney Damage
Title: Connecting the Dots Between Heartburn Drugs and Kidney DamageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/24/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/24/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 24, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

The two common symptoms to ALWAYS have checked by a GP - they could be a sign of cancer
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. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These foods can ease the symptoms associated with acid reflux
(Natural News) The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) reports that over 60 million Americans will experience heartburn at least once a month, while 15 million people suffer from the condition daily. Heartburn is a symptom that is often associated with acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Acid reflux is characterized by symptoms such as a bloated stomach and while the condition can be a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PPIs (acid reflux drugs) linked to serious and sudden kidney damage
(Natural News) If you suffer from heartburn, you might be willing to do whatever it takes to get relief from the discomfort – but if you’re taking heartburn medication, you could end up experiencing something far worse: severe kidney damage. That was the finding of a new study carried out by researchers from the Washington... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not Just Acid Reflux: The Need to Think Worst First
A previously healthy, well-appearing 42-year-old female living in a modern, high-rise apartment in downtown Los Angeles calls 9-1-1 at 5:30 am complaining of worsening of a burning, epigastric pain she had been experiencing for the last three days. She reports associated nausea and non-bloody, non-bilious vomiting, and that she couldn’t manage to get comfortable in bed until she finally decided to call for help at daybreak. During her 9-1-1 call, she reports “pain, like heartburn, that just woke me up again and I had to throw up, … and then I was sweating so much.” Using the Los Angeles Tiered Disp...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 13, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Stephen Sanko, MD, FACEP Tags: Exclusive Articles Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

Not Just Acid Reflux: The Need to Think Worst First
A previously healthy, well-appearing 42-year-old female living in a modern, high-rise apartment in downtown Los Angeles calls 9-1-1 at 5:30 am complaining of worsening of a burning, epigastric pain she had been experiencing for the last three days. She reports associated nausea and non-bloody, non-bilious vomiting, and that she couldn’t manage to get comfortable in bed until she finally decided to call for help at daybreak. During her 9-1-1 call, she reports “pain, like heartburn, that just woke me up again and I had to throw up, … and then I was sweating so much.” Using the Los Angeles Tiered Disp...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 13, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Stephen Sanko, MD, FACEP Tags: Exclusive Articles Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

From allergy meds to heartburn pills: The surprising drugs that may make you depressed
A recent study found that one in three Americans takes at least one drug that carries a side effect warning for depression. We break down the surprising medications that can affect your mood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Your Heartburn Medication Putting You At Higher Risk For A Hip Fracture?
According to new data from a recent meta-analysis, persons taking oral proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be at an elevated risk of sustaining a hip fracture. The elevated risk, however, was not found among those taking H2 receptor antagonists (H2RA). (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Heartburn: What can you do to relieve post-Christmas heartburn and acid reflux?
HEARTBURN and acid reflux can be caused by eating certain foods and many people will experience it after a big Christmas binge. Here ’s what you can do to relieve pain and discomfort caused by heartburn and acid reflux. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relying on proton-pump inhibitors to relieve heartburn can leave you vulnerable to superbugs
(Natural News) Proton pump inhibitors are used by millions of people looking for heartburn relief, but new evidence shows that these drugs may come at an unexpected cost. Microbiologists from Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust have found that patients taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are at markedly greater risk of catching drug-resistant bacterial infections. With drug-resistant microbes... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Top Questions You Had For Dr. Google In 2018
(CNN) — People were curious about the keto diet, ALS and endometriosis in 2018. Those are just a few of the health-related topics that had Internet surfers in the United States turning to Dr. Google with questions this year, according to a top 10 list from the search engine giant. The data, based on search terms, was collected from January to mid-December. Last year, some of the top health-related questions searched on Google included what causes hiccups, how to stop snoring, how long flu lasts and what is lupus. Some of the top health-related questions on Google in 2016 were related to Zika, traumatic brain injuries...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat Google Local TV Source Type: news

Heartburn warning - the BEST Christmas foods to prevent acid reflux
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. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Reddy's launches heartburn drug in US market
Dr Reddy's Laboratories said the combined market of Prilosec OTC and private label omeprazole OTC products had US retail sales of around $492 mn for the most recent 12 months ending in October 2018. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heartburn warning - the three Christmas foods you should AVOID or risk acid reflux
HEARTBURN is a burning chest pain that ’s caused by stomach acid reflux symptoms. This Christmas, you could be at risk of heartburn and indigestion by eating certain foods in your diet. These are the foods you should avoid this festive season to prevent the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s What Eating a Thanksgiving Feast Actually Does to Your Body
Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, good-will and gluttony. While many people enjoy the holiday feast with abandon, some dieters and healthy eaters stress over the idea of consuming a huge number of calories in one sitting. But is it worth the worry? Here’s what eating one enormous meal actually does to your body, according to experts. The short-term effects of a big meal When you consume lots of food, your stomach has to physically expand to accommodate the additional volume, potentially leading to some discomfort, says Dr. Stephen Juraschek, an internist and primary care physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical...
Source: TIME: Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Holidays 2018 Source Type: news

Acid reflux linked with an increased chance of deadly disease such as cancer
(Natural News) People who over-eat should rein in their eating habits this new year, warns a study. Researchers from the Tulane University School of Medicine discovered that frequent heartburn in older adults increases the risk of throat, tonsil, and sinus cancer in older people. In the study, the existence of heartburn increased the likelihood of developing the diseases... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds you can relieve heartburn symptoms with a non-toxic, inexpensive orange-peel extract
(Natural News) Heartburn, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a painful disease that affects 60 percent of the adult population in the U.S. within a year. Fortunately, a non-toxic, inexpensive orange peel extract can help relieve heartburn symptoms. A clinical study has shown that D-limonene, a component of orange peels, can effectively relieve... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alimta-Related Skin Reactions with and Without Oral Steroids
This study supports the use of intravenous dexamethasone 10 mg before pemetrexed infusion in place of three days of oral dexamethasone 4 mg twice daily at UNMCCC,” the authors wrote. The post Alimta-Related Skin Reactions with and Without Oral Steroids appeared first on Mesothelioma Center - Vital Services for Cancer Patients & Families. (Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News)
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 5, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Video: Heartburn and hiatal hernia
Watch this video to learn about heartburn and hiatal hernia. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Fundoplication
Fundoplication is a surgical procedure used to treat stomach acid reflux. Fundoplication is one type of surgery to treat heartburn. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Home Remedies: The discomfort of heartburn
Heartburn is a burning sensation in your chest, just behind your breastbone. Technically called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn occurs when stomach contents back up into your esophagus. Sour taste and the sensation of food coming back into your mouth may accompany the sensation.?Heartburn usually happens after you've eaten a meal, and it may occur [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Compounds in foxtail found to show potential in treating toothache and heartburn
(Natural News) Plants are an invaluable part of disease treatment and management, especially in developing countries. These plants contain bioactive compounds that are responsible for their different medicinal properties. In order to maximize a plant’s potential use for medicinal purposes, it is crucial to determine the phytochemicals involved in its therapeutic activities. This is what... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a link between heartburn and gas?
Heartburn and gas often occur together, but one does not cause the other. Certain dietary behaviors, such as eating too much too quickly, can cause them to appear at the same time. Treating the underlying problem with lifestyle changes or home remedies will often resolve both symptoms. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Evening Eating —“Are You a ‘Light’ Eater?”
The following is an excerpt from Let Go of Emotional Overeating and Love Your Food by Arlene B. Englander. (Copyright © 2018. Published by Rowman & Littlefield. All rights reserved.) Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight or keep weight off realizes that evening can be the make or break time of day in terms of permanent success. Consider this. In my community there currently is a radio-based advertising campaign touting the effectiveness of a weight loss formula that I will refer to as the Weight Loss Answer. This liquid, taken at bedtime, is to be consumed on an empty stomach. The purchaser is told no...
Source: Psych Central - October 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Arlene B. Englander, LCSW, MBA Tags: Addictions Binge Eating Diet & Nutrition Eating Disorders Personal Stories calorie counting Eating Habits Source Type: news

Stomach cancer symptoms: This common digestive problem could indicate the disease
STOMACH cancer symptoms are initially vague and can be easy to mistake for other, less serious conditions. The disease can often be confused with common digestive problems, such as indigestion and heartburn. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn pills taken by millions TREBLE the risk of deadly bugs
In England alone, GPs dish out an estimated 55 million prescriptions a year for the tablets. The drugs, including brands like Zanprol, are also available over-the-counter in lower doses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid-blocking drugs calm heartburn but increase your risk for a heart attack
(Natural News) Heartburn is a pretty uncomfortable feeling, and when it strikes, you can think about little else than making it go away. However, would you be willing to trade your heartburn for a potential heart attack? No one in their right mind would say yes, yet countless people put themselves at risk of this... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Broken Hips in Dialysis Patients
Title: Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Broken Hips in Dialysis PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 28, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

The Case For Taking a Walk After You Eat
At the end of a long day, it’s tempting to dive into your social feeds or Netflix queue the minute you’ve finished eating. But back before screens bogarted all our free time, an after-dinner stroll was a popular activity and one associated with improved health and digestion. “Italians have been walking after meals for centuries,” says Loretta DiPietro, a professor of exercise science at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, “so it must be good.” Research backs this up. One small study co-authored by DiPietro found that when older adults at risk fo...
Source: TIME: Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Home remedies and lifestyle tips for reducing acid reflux
Acid reflux is very common and occurs when stomach acid flows back up into the food pipe, where it causes heartburn. Home remedies and lifestyle tips that can reduce or prevent acid reflux include losing weight, keeping a food diary, eating regular meals, and raising the head of the bed. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Former P & G executive named CFO of pharmaceutical firm
Former Procter& Gamble executive Tim Hendrickson has been named chief financial officer of HLS Therapeutics Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. Hendrickson worked for the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Prilosec OTC heartburn reliever (NYSE: PG) for more than 11 years, rising to finance leader in Canada for the subsidiary Procter& Gamble Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. He worked in finance and business development for Procter& Gamble Pharmaceuticals Canada from 2003 to 2009, … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

P & G open to more acquisitions, CFO says
Procter& Gamble chief financial officer Jon Moeller said Thursday morning that the company is open to more acquisitions, including in the over-the-counter health care space. Executives with the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Prilosec OTC heartburn reliever (NYSE: PG) believe such acquisitions would pay off because of P&G ’s expertise in marketing and other areas. “OTC healthcare (is) very attractive from a margin standpoint, from a growth standpoint, from a demographic standpoint,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to take Pepto-Bismol during pregnancy?
Stomach upset, diarrhea, and heartburn are common during pregnancy. But which medications are safe to take? There is little research to suggest that the drug Pepto-Bismol is good or bad during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Here, we look at the evidence and suggest other drug groups that people may want to try. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

P & G clears hurdle to $4B acquisition
Procter& Gamble Co. today got the greenlight from the European Commission to acquire the consumer health care brands of Merck KGaA of Germany, a $4 billion deal that required a review under the European Union ’s merger regulation. The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Prilosec OTC heartburn reliever (NYSE: PG) intends to scale up the company’s over-the-counter health care business, which accounts for $2 billion in revenue. “The commission concluded that the proposed transaction… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

P & G clears hurdle to $4B acquisition
Procter& Gamble Co. today got the greenlight from the European Commission to acquire the consumer health care brands of Merck KGaA of Germany, a $4 billion deal that required a review under the European Union ’s merger regulation. The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Prilosec OTC heartburn reliever (NYSE: PG) intends to scale up the company’s over-the-counter health care business, which accounts for $2 billion in revenue. “The commission concluded that the proposed transaction… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 28, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Treatment for severe heartburn prevents cancer
(Karolinska Institutet) Medical or surgical treatment of severe heartburn prevents cancer of the oesophagus, a study from Karolinska Institutet with almost one million Nordic patients reveals. The results are published in the scientific journal JAMA Oncology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between heartburn and acid reflux?
This article examines the relationship between these three terms. It also describes treatments, associated symptoms, methods of prevention, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news