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GERD label makes parents more likely to want medicine

GERD label makes parents more likely to want medicine Reuters “Most babies who spit up don’t have an acid reflux problem, … Still, an increasing number of those kids are being labeled as having GERD – even though a …” http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/01/us-gerd-label-idUSBRE93002120130401 Before seeking any treatment always consult with your doctor. One of the best options […]

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GERD can lead to cancer

GERD can lead to cancer WAFF “… bio | email Most of us have experienced some sort of acid reflux before, … you know that can be a symptom of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD?” http://www.waff.com/story/21592306/gerd-can-lead-to-cancer Before seeking any treatment always consult with your doctor. One of the best options is to inform and educate […]

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GERD, acid reflux and indigestion.

  GERD, acid reflux and indigestion. Medical Xpress Deming Headlight “Forty-four percent of the US population suffers from indigestion. Is too much stomach acid the cause? The answer seems quite obvious, especially in light of all the antacid ads we’re bombarded with. According to the ads, we should be issued an antacid …” http://www.demingheadlight.com/deming-opinion/ci_22492750/g-e-r-d-acid-reflux-and-indigestion Before […]

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Chronic heartburn could spur asthma in some patients

  Chronic heartburn could spur asthma in some patients Medical Xpress “GERD occurs when a muscle at the end of the esophagus fails to close properly. … that measures levels of acid reflux exposure within the patient’s airway.” http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-01-chronic-heartburn-spur-asthma-patients.html Before seeking any treatment always consult with your doctor. One of the best options is to […]

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Diabetes: A Risk Factor for PPI Failure?

  Diabetes: A Risk Factor for PPI Failure? Pharmacy Times “Many diabetes patients suffer from acid reflux, and most clinicians believe that the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is elevated among …” http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Diabetes-A-Risk-Factor-for-PPI-Failure Before seeking any treatment always consult with your doctor. One of the best options is to inform and educate yourself with […]

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GERD patients don’t always need endoscopy, says American College …

  GERD patients don’t always need endoscopy, says American College … Plain Dealer “… to determine if it is gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. … In people with GERD, acid from the stomach rises into the esophagus and can, …” http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2013/01/gerd_patients_dont_always_need.html Before seeking any treatment always consult with your doctor. One of the best options […]

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Dr. Adam Born: Preventing acid reflux and its risks

Dr. Adam Born: Preventing acid reflux and its risks Foothills Media Group “Ramifications of uncontrolled GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) include erosive esophagitis, Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma.” http://www.foothillsmediagroup.com/articles/2012/10/08/opinion/doc50732f53a6fab608227805.txt Before seeking any treatment always consult with your doctor. One of the best options is to inform and educate yourself with information. Here is a good reference […]

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Acid Reflux vs. GERD Video

Acid Reflux vs. GERD Video (author unknown) “There are a number of differences between simple acid reflux and the more serious GERD. This About.com video will explain how to tell GERD from acid reflux. http://video.about.com/heartburn/Acid-Reflux-vs–GERD.htm Is It Heart Burn, Or Acid Reflux? by William H. Hebda How do you know if you have Acid Reflux […]

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