Heartburn - Management

Spice up Your Heartburn Treatment

Suffering from heartburn? Here are four natural remedies that could help you.

Got GERD? A Magnetic Implant May Help

If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a promising new treatment may help provide relief from your symptoms.

Got IBS? Lower Your FODMAPs For Relief

GI specialists say 70 percent of people with IBS can reduce their symptoms by following a low-FODMAP diet. What are FODMAPs, and what role do they play in digestion?

Surgery or Drugs to Address GERD?

Although both treatment options may effectively treat GERD, it's important to weigh the pros and cons of each.

Is Heartburn the Same As GERD?

Heartburn is a symptom of GERD. And there’s more to know about how these conditions are distinct.

8 Tips for a Heartburn-Free Thanksgiving

On a day when Americans consume nearly three times the recommended amount of daily calories, staying heartburn-free can be tricky, but it's far from impossible.

Exercise to Reduce Heartburn

Here are the dos and don'ts to follow when it comes to working out for and with heartburn.

Health by the Numbers: Heartburn

Occasional heartburn isn't dangerous, but if it occurs on a frequent basis, it could indicate a more serious health condition. Here's a look at heartburn by the numbers.

Heartburn and Cancer: Is There a Connection?

Occasional heartburn is no cause for concern. But chronic bouts can be linked to serious health problems, including cancer.

Help for Heartburn Sufferers Who Love Coffee

If your love for coffee has diminished thanks to heartburn, there's good news: it's because you're drinking the wrong kind of brew.

The Facts About Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

EoE can be commonly confused with acid reflux disease, but it's a condition that's believed to be caused by an allergic reaction to common food proteins.

Many Seniors Leave Hospital Without Their Regular Meds

An alarming number of older patients fail to continue taking their regular medications after they return home, particularly if they spent time in intensive care.

How Proton Pump Inhibitors Work

If you suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn, or gastric ulcers, your doctor may prescribe a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to ease your symptoms.

What You Need to Know About Barrett's Esophagus

Although the condition itself doesn't cause symptoms, the acid reflux that causes Barrett's esophagus frequently leads to heartburn and is commonly found in people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Naturally Relieve These 3 Digestive Problems

If you find yourself ridden with stomach pain, you may be tempted to search for medications for relief. And although they may work, all you may need to feel better are the following tips.

Is That Feeling Angina or Indigestion?

Learn the essential rule of thumb for knowing the difference between heartburn and heart trouble.

Right- or Left-Side Sleeping: What's Worse for Heartburn?

A study published in The Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology found that "the total amount of reflux time was significantly greater" when study volunteers lay on this side.

5 Ways to Avoid Heartburn This Holiday Season

Heartburn can be difficult to avoid this time of year, what with heavy meals and heavy stress at every turn. Fortunately, by making some simple adjustments, you can help put out the fire and enjoy the excitement of the season.

Holiday Stress Aggravating Your IBS?

The holiday season is a joyful time, but the anxiety of facing crowded malls, planning family festivities, and making the rounds at parties can cause an already sensitive digestive system to act up. Here's how to regain your calm when the stressors just keep on coming.

7 Ways to Avoid Nighttime Heartburn

Nearly 75 percent of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) experience symptoms at night. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to keep it at bay.

How Much Gas is Too Much?

It may be embarrassing to talk about gas, but how much gas is too much is important to keep in mind. Find out when is it normal and healthy and when does it indicate that your stomach health is at risk.

Can't Stop Coughing? 9 Possible Causes

A cough is a symptom that can have many causes.

5 Ways to Nix Nighttime Nibbling

Eating a late-night snack before bedtime may not only pack on unwanted pounds; it could keep you up at night with indigestion and even set off episodes of heartburn.

Can an Alkaline Diet Bring Acid Reflux Relief?

To alleviate symptoms, some dietitians recommend the alkaline diet, which is believed to balance the body’s pH levels.

How to Prevent Long-Term Risks of Heartburn

Results from a recent study have revealed that nearly two-thirds of heartburn sufferers aren’t aware of the long-term dangers associated with the condition.

Could Chocolate Be Behind Your Heartburn?

Learn more about how this sweet treat can aggravate your symptoms.

The Asthma-Reflux Connection

Doctors today seem to recognize a strong link between asthma and reflux, making it important to treat both conditions when they occur hand-in-hand.

Asthma and Other Health Conditions

It's bad enough that you have asthma, but to make matters worse, do you also have to suffer from a variety of other illnesses?

Will Aloe Vera Juice Help Your GERD Symptoms?

Find out if this plant can give you the relief you're looking for.

Can Eliminating Carbs Alleviate GERD?

When it comes to easing your symptoms, are Atkins and South Beach Diets the way to go?
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