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How to Stop Severe GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when the stomach regurgitates undigested contents back into the esophagus, damaging the protective lining, or into the mouth. The condition initially starts out as simple heartburn and progresses with a bitter taste in the throat. Symptoms of severe GERD...More...

What Causes Barrett's Esophagus?

Acid reflux that is severe or occurs frequently over a long period of time it can be harmful; the constant acid reflux will irritate the lining of the esophagus, and complications can occur. One of these complication is Barrett's esophagus. What is treated?...More...

Heartburn Diet

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of heartburn diet including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more....More...

The Importance of An Acid Reflux Remedy

Most of us face acid reflux at least once in our life. Acid reflux is most commonly known as Heartburn. There are many symptoms to the problem however, some of the main symptoms include......More...

Rectal Prolapse-Frequently Asked Questions

Learning about rectal prolapse: What is rectal prolapse? What are the risk factors in adults? What are the risk factors in children? Getting treatment: Is surgery ever used? Ongoing concerns: How can I get more fiber in my diet? What are Kegel exercises? ......More...

How to Prevent Ulcers

Genetics and environmental factors are associated with ulcers. How you react to stress may be the biggest factor in ulcer flare-ups....More...

Cures for Acid Relux

Acid reflux, also know as gastroesophageal reflux, is a disorder of the digestive system. Symptoms occur when the sphincter of the lower esophagus fails to close properly or opens spontaneously, allowing the contents of the stomach, including caustic stomach acid, to enter the esophagus. The result ...More...

Cures for Stomach Gas

Stomach gas is mostly produced by the colon as a by-product of food digestion or from swallowing air. It affects almost everyone and can often be embarrassing and uncontrollable. However, there are plenty of remedies that can help the discomfort including herbal remedies, over-the-counter products,...More...

Sour Stomach Remedy

Sour stomach, also referred to as acid indigestion, is not a comfortable feeling. It can lead to nausea and sometimes vomiting. It is caused by an increase in certain acids in the stomach and other parts of the digestive system. There are various sour stomach remedies that have been known to allevia...More...

Experimental Treatments May Delay Liver Failure

Although the two therapies take fundamentally different approaches to treating potentially fatal liver diseases, each attempts to prolong the useful lives of liver cells in order to correct liver damage or delay liver failure....More...

Nonprescription Medicines and Products-Cold and Allergy Remedies

In general, whether you take medications for your cold or not, you'll get better in about a week. Rest and liquids are the best treatment for a cold. Antibiotics will not help. However, nonprescription medications help relieve some cold symptoms, such as nasal congestion and cough.Allergy ......More...

What Causes Foamy Diarrhea?

IntroductionFoamy diarrhea can indicate a host of illnesses and diseases, but is most commonly associated with celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disease in which the body attacks itself every time gluten is consumed, damaging the absorptive surface or "villi" of......More...

Heartburn and Acid Reflux Disease: 5 Steps to Get Relief From Foods

Acid Reflux disease and heartburn can cause severe physical and emotional pains to the sufferer. Physically you are faced with the challenge of how to cope with frequent burning sensations in your chest and stomach pains. Emotionally, you are dealing with the fear of the unknown. You battle with the...More...