, 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
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.
Red wine is a known trigger for heartburn
sufferers, so you may wish to switch to another drink after a mulled wine.
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.
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.
or gastroesophageal reflux comes about when the highly acidic content of the stomach backs up (refluxes) through the esophagus and irritates it.