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Heartburn

Popular heartburn drugs could rob you of this crucial vitamin

Posted December 13, 2013

Results of an analysis finds a link between low levels of vitamin B12 and popular antacid medications. Drugs used to treat heartburn that are heavily marketed and readily available were linked to lower levels of vitamin B12 in a Kaiser Permanente study. The medications that are popular for treating gastric reflux have also been linked to other side effects that are still being scrutinized.

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Long-Term Use of Common Heartburn and Ulcer Medications Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Posted December 11, 2013

Long-term use of commonly prescribed heartburn and ulcer medications is linked to a higher risk of vitamin B12 deficiency, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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8 Tips for relieving heartburn pain naturally

Posted April 30, 2012

Heartburn, also referred to as pyrosis or acid indigestion, is a burning discomfort in the chest area just behind the breastbone. The pain usually occurs after eating and can last from a couple of minutes up to a number of hours. In many cases heartburn pain is unkowingly triggered by poor food choices. Meaning, of course, that it can be headed off at the pass simply by modifying your eating habits.

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Natural Heartburn Solutions That Really Work

Posted April 30, 2012

Youve enjoyed a wonderful night out with family or friends. The restaurant was terrific excellent food, a nice wine, dessert and coffee afterwards. You cant believe the evening went by so fast. But by the time you get home, you have a problem. Its that painful burning in your chest that signals heartburn. Again!

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Natural Heartburn Remedies

Posted April 30, 2012

Nothing ruins a great meal quite as much as a painful bout of heartburn. Though over-the-counter meds are often effective, home remedies might help without the trip to the pharmacy. Whether you’ve overindulged in a spicy dishs or a feast of fatty foods, these five natural remedies could help soothe heartburn and put your belly at ease.

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Try alternative remedies if heartburn hits during holidays

Posted April 30, 2012

If you have GERD a common condition that causes symptoms from acid indigestion to chest pain severe enough to be mistaken for heart attack you’ve probably tried conventional treatments, such as over-the-counter or prescription acid-reducing medications. But you may not know about alternative treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Here are three options. Santa spoiler alert: One treatment will have you stepping away from the holiday cookies.

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4 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Heartburn

Posted April 30, 2012

The holiday season is the most gastronomically intense time of the year, resulting in many people experiencing heartburn after indulging in a meal involving rich food and large portions. The good news is that there are things you can do to make digestion much more comfortable and prevent the occurrence of these symptoms.

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Enjoy holiday meals again – Ten tips to cure acid reflux naturally

Posted April 30, 2012

Sharing a big meal is a time-honored tradition for most holiday celebrations, and over-indulging is often accompanied by food coma and acid indigestion. Swallowing gallons of antacids or sucking on chalky lozenges won’t stop the pain for long, or keep it from returning. However, a few simple lifestyle changes and natural remedies may prevent burning chest pain, belching, coughing and choking.

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Alkaline-forming foods prevent acid reflux, heartburn, GERD and Barrett’s Esophagus

Posted April 30, 2012

Acid reflux is the condition where food and stomach acids regurgitate back into the esophagus, causing burning pain in the lower chest accompanied by a host of other symptoms such as bloating, belching, sore throats, snoring, difficulty breathing and ulcers.

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How To Treat Digestive Problems

Posted April 30, 2012

I remember having frequent stomach aches as a small child. Looking back, I believe they probably came from stress and poor diet. As a teen and young adult, I could eat anything. Seriously. And in large quantities. I lived for a pot of chili, hotter than my family could stand.

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