Pantoprazole is a drug that can help treat conditions such as acid reflux and peptic ulcers. We look at pantoprazole’s uses, dosage, and side effects, and what to know before taking it.
Omeprazole is a common drug that some people take to treat heartburn, or acid reflux. This article looks at its uses, dosage, and side effects, as well as what to know before taking the medication.
New research finds a link between proton pump inhibitors and heightened risk of death from heart disease, kidney disease, and stomach cancer.
Both heartburn and heart attacks can cause pain in the center of the chest. Heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). As a heart attack is a medical emergency, being able to tell the difference between heartburn and cardiac chest pain is crucial. Learn more here.
Apple cider vinegar is a popular home remedy for acid reflux. In this article, we look at the research, potential benefits, and side effects of using apple cider vinegar for acid reflux.
Medical professionals often advise people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) to cut caffeine from the diet. However, little scientific evidence suggests that everyone with GERD should avoid caffeine. Learn more here.
Acid reflux is very common and occurs when stomach acid flows back up into the food pipe, where it causes heartburn. Home remedies and lifestyle tips that can reduce or prevent acid reflux include losing weight, keeping a food diary, eating regular meals, and raising the head of the bed. Learn more here.
Many people believe that drinking lemon can reduce the symptoms of acid reflux. However, there is little research to support this claim. Some people find it helps, while in others, lemon water may make acid reflux worse. We look at the possible benefits of lemon water and other natural remedies for acid reflux.
Heartburn is one symptom of the condition acid reflux. Chronic acid reflux may be diagnosed as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. This article examines the relationship between these three terms. It also describes treatments, associated symptoms, methods of prevention, and when to see a doctor.
Many people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) experience fatigue because of the ways that the disease's symptoms impact sleep. In this article, we explore the link between fatigue and GERD in depth. Learn how the two issues are related, when to see a doctor, and what strategies and treatments can help.