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The Link Between Acid Reflux and Chest Pain

More times than not, when people suffer from acid reflux, they will also have acute chest pains too. Acid reflux and chest pain basically go together. The sad thing is that what a person is having an actual heart attack; they do not seek the necessary emergency medical attention because they think t...More...

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...

How to Clear a Feeding Tube

A feeding tube can provide critical nutrition to a person either in recovery from a procedure that prevents him from eating temporarily, or a person with a disease or condition that prevents him from consuming food by chewing and swallowing it. However, like any other tube, feeding tubes can get clo...More...

Cirrhosis-Exams and Tests

Cirrhosis is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when inflammation and scarring damage the liver. A physical examination and medical history will be done first to assess symptoms of liver disease....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...

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...

Alteration of the Intestinal Microbiome

Recurrent C difficile infection is an excellent example of alteration of the microbiome. Could fecal transplant or probiotics be a means to restore healthy gut bacteria for this and other diseases?...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...