heartburn


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a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus)

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Heartburn, one of the most common digestive ailments, according to WebMD, can start when there is a problem with the muscular valve called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), which is located where the esophagus meets the stomach.
dopt=Abstract) study   published in The Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology found that sleeping on your left side is the best way to avoid heartburn at night.
He also noted that heartburn could be caused by the pill's shape or size, and switching brand may help to reduce the pain, Medical Xpress reported.
However, for erosive GERD and more frequent heartburn symptoms, physicians may prescribe a proton pump inhibitor or an H2 blocker.
Uncontrolled GERD is a chronic condition affecting an estimated 10 million Americans who continue to suffer from symptoms such as heartburn and regurgitation despite receiving treatment with PPIs the current standard of care to suppress acid produced in the stomach.
The resulting irritation of the esophagus is what causes heartburn and other symptoms, such as a sore throat and a sour taste in your mouth.
Researchers wanted to see if the popular heartburn drugs also raised the odds of having an ischemic stroke, the type of brain attack caused by blockage of an artery carrying blood to brain tissue.
As soon as people notice heartburn symptoms they really want to understand what causes this issue and how to treat it.
Heartburn relief brand Mylanta left the market in 2010 due to supply issues, but the brand is back on shelves with an improved taste and brand new products.
When I saw my doctor recently she said I have to stop taking the heartburn medicine because it could make my bones softer.
com)-- A leading mobile application development company, Mobixed has launched the "GERD, Heartburn and Acid Reflux" app.
Treat frequent heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) with dietary changes and lifestyle measures whenever possible; proton pump inhibitors--medications that treat reflux--can have unwanted side effects (see article on page 4).
Researchers this week linked the regular use of heartburn medication with a 44 per cent increased risk of dementia.
Heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux comes about when the highly acidic content of the stomach backs up (refluxes) through the esophagus and irritates it.