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4 Home Remedies To Treat Heartburn

4 Home Remedies To Treat Heartburn

Heartburn driving you nuts? Take a look at these home remedies that can provide quick relief. Chewing gum Gum? Really? Yea, we know it sounds a little odd, but studies show that chewing a piece of sugar-free gum after a ...

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Think You Have GERD? Learn the Symptoms and Treatments

Think You Have GERD? Learn the Symptoms and Treatments

Everyone deals with an occasional attack of heartburn, but if it’s a persistent problem – you might have a condition known as GERD. In normal digestion there is a “gate” called the lower esophageal sphincter, which opens to allow food ...

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Surprising Symptoms of Acid Reflux

Surprising Symptoms of Acid Reflux

One of the most noticeable symptoms of acid reflux is chronic heartburn, but not every symptom is as obvious as heartburn. In fact, some symptoms of acid reflux can be mistaken for other conditions. Check out these surprising symptoms of ...

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5 Lifestyle Changes to Improve Acid Reflux

5 Lifestyle Changes to Improve Acid Reflux

Acid reflux got you down? While there are medications that can help, Dr. Shafiq Qaadri suggests making these lifestyle changes to keep the problem under control. Don’t eat on the go Sometimes, making the time to sit down and eat ...

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Can Cold Water Treat Heartburn?

Can Cold Water Treat Heartburn?

If you’re reaching for antacids every night, it might be time to try a different heartburn remedy. While there are all kinds of home remedies that people swear by, the best option might be something simple: cold water. Cold water ...

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Diagnosing and Treating Acid Reflux

Diagnosing and Treating Acid Reflux

Acid reflux can interfere with your everyday life. If you are one of the millions of Americans suffering with this condition, talk with your doctor to find a suitable treatment. How does a doctor diagnose acid reflux? You doctor will ...

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Top 3 Foods That Cause Heartburn

Top 3 Foods That Cause Heartburn

Millions of Americans deal with heartburn. If you’re lucky, an over-the-counter antacid will calm the burning sensation. If you’re not so lucky, you probably have a prescription medication like Nexium handy to battle flair ups. While antacids and prescription pills ...

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Gastric Bypass to Treat GERD?

Gastric Bypass to Treat GERD?

Gastric bypass isn’t just for those looking to lose weight. Studies show the procedure has an additional benefit: it reduces the symptoms of GERD.  About 60-70 percent of obese patients battle GERD, which causes the contents of the stomach to ...

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Increasing Number of Children Are Battling Acid Reflux

Increasing Number of Children Are Battling Acid Reflux

A growing number of children are battling acid reflux. Dieticians say the problem is linked to poor diet and lifestyle choices. A shift in diet In our fast-paced world, children’s diets are suffering, dietitians say. “Over the past two years ...

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How to Handle Acid Reflux and the Holidays

How to Handle Acid Reflux and the Holidays

From November through early January, people with acid reflux can have a hard time. Everyone brings leftover Halloween candy to work the first week of November, and soon enough it’s time for a big Thanksgiving feast. Immediately after Thanksgiving, holiday ...

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