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Digestive Health – Indigestion

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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Mylanta Alternatives, Natural Remedies for Indigestion

Posted November 11, 2013

Indigestion makes you feel miserable, and although there are ways to prevent it, once you have it all you want to do is make it go away. You could reach for various over-the-counter drugs such as Mylanta or a similar antacid and risk experiencing side effects such as constipation, diarrhea, or stomach cramps. An option is to choose natural remedies.

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16 Foods that May Help Fight Acid Reflux

Posted August 20, 2013

At the entrance to your stomach is a valve, a ring of muscle called the lower esophageal sphincter or LES. Normally, the LES closes as soon as food passes through, however, if it does not, digestive acids produced by the stomach can move back up – or reflux – back into the esophagus. This can lead to burning chest pain called heartburn. If these acid reflux symptoms happen more than twice a week, you have acid reflux disease, also known as GERD.

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Four natural ways of getting rid of indigestion

Posted May 21, 2013

People often see the term “indigestion” as a way of referring to upper abdominal pain and/or heartburn that could be accompanied by a feeling of having a stomach full of gas, bloated sensations after eating, difficulty swallowing, feelings of heaviness after eating, abdominal or stomach cramps and pains, or fullness in the abdomen. Medical terms used to describe this phenomenon include non-ulcer dyspepsia (NUD), gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), and functional dyspepsia (FD). This article will discuss four great ways to get rid of indigestion.

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Homeopathic Medicines for Indigestion, Gas, and Heartburn: Natural Remedies You Can Stomach

Posted March 29, 2013

It is sometimes difficult, literally and figuratively, to stomach the gas, heartburn, and indigestion pains. It hurts, it is discomforting, and it is upsetting that our body’s normally magnificent alchemical process of turning food into energy is having problems.

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Five best homeopathic remedies for the treatment of heartburn, GERD and acid reflux

Posted November 23, 2012

Homeopathy offers a selection of remedies for the treatment of heartburn and painful acid reflux symptoms. Homeopathy works by giving a tiny dose of a remedy whose characteristics are similar to those of the person who needs that remedy. The remedy stimulates the individual’s own vital force, or immune system, encouraging the body to heal itself.

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Eliminating Chronic Acid Reflux And Indigestion

Posted September 29, 2012

Do you think your problem is too much stomach acid? If you still think your problem is too much acid, keep this in mind. The older people get the more likely they are to use antacids. This is interesting as stomach acid production decreases dramatically as people get older!

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Home Remedy Drinks for Indigestion, Gas and Sore Throat

Posted August 21, 2012

Home remedies are effective, easy to prepare, cheap and produce no side effects. Mix up these home remedy drinks next time you suffer from a common ailment.

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Homeopathic Medicines for Indigestion, Gas, and Heartburn: Natural Remedies You Can Stomach

Posted July 8, 2012

It is sometimes difficult, literally and figuratively, to stomach the gas, heartburn, and indigestion pains. It hurts, it is discomforting, and it is upsetting that our body’s normally magnificent alchemical process of turning food into energy is having problems.

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Antioxidant and gastric cytoprotective prostaglandins properties of Cassia sieberiana roots bark extract as an anti-ulcerogenic agent.

Posted May 21, 2012

Cassia sieberiana is a savannah tree with a wide phytotherapeutic application including the use of its roots in the management of various stomach disorders including gastric ulcer, stomach pains and indigestion. The aim of the study is to evaluate the antioxidant, gastric cytoprotective prostaglandins, secretory phospholipase A2, phytochemical and acute toxicity properties of Cassia sieberiana roots bark extract in a bid to justify its phytotherapeutic applications in gastric ulcer.

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