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Natural Solutions For GERD by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:56pm One of the most common health complaints I see in my practice, is GERD, or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. GERD, also referred to as acid reflux (back flow from stomach), has several symptoms associated with it, including heartburn, the most common complaint. Along with heartburn or chest pain, belching, regurgitating food, a sour taste, pain or ... Read on »
The Truth About Acid Reflux Medications by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 03 Jul 2009 2:45pm One of the biggest myths about acid reflux medications is that they help with acid reflux. In fact, they do nothing to prevent reflux of acid into your esophagus or throat. What they really do is to lower acid secretion in your stomach so that whatever comes up doesn’t cause as much irritation.    The problem is that whatever comes up, alth ... Read on »
Reflux And Spontaneous Arousals In Mild Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 27 Apr 2010 5:39am Gastro-esophageal reflux and laryngopharyngeal reflux disease are commonly seen in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Many of you will have the typical throat clearing, post-nasal drip, chronic cough or hoarseness that's seen with laryngopharyngeal reflux disease. Sleep apnea causes your normal stomach juices to leak up into the throat, whi ... Read on »
How Sleep Apnea Causes Pepsin Reflux by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:01pm 2 Comments Sleep apnea and acid reflux go hand in hand. An obstruction causes a vacuum effect in the throat, which suctions up your normal stomach juices into your throat, causing more inflammation and swelling, causing more obstruction. If you have large tonsils, it becomes even more enlarged, causing severe breathing problems at night. Not only do the muc ... Read on »
Acid Reflux and GERD by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:11pm Acid Reflux or Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), also known or associated with heartburn and indigestion, happens when acid or bile from the stomach leaks back up through the esophagus, which will irritate and damage the delicate lining of the esophagus. When stomach acid leaks back up into the esophagus, it is called acid reflux. N ... Read on »
The potential therapeutic effect of melatonin in gastro-esophageal reflux disease by Jan Posted Sat 27 Feb 2010 12:00am By Tharwat S Kandil and Colleague Background Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) defined as a condition that develops when the reflux of stomach contents causes troublesome symptoms and/or complications. Many drugs are used for the treatment of GERD such as omeprazole (a proton pump inhibitor) which is a widely used antiulcer dru ... Read on »
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Hiatal Hernia and Heartburn) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) the muscle connecting the esophagus with the stomach. Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD. Doctors believe that some people suffer from GERD due to a condition called hi ... Read on »
When Your Cold is Not a Cold by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Jun 2009 5:43pm   In our current age of economic recession and flu epidemics, experiencing hoarseness or a sore throat can conjure up worst-case scenarios. What I’ve noticed in more recent months is that more and more people with these two symptoms are coming in concerned about throat or lung cancer. If you feel a lump in your throat, the word lump itself can ... Read on »
Chronic heartburn is one of the many symptoms of celiac disease by Eileen Simpson Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 11:30am February 10, 2009 Joe Graedon and Teresa Graedon I had acid-reflux surgery because stomach acid was irritating my throat. After the surgery, the correct diagnosis of celiac disease was finally made. Eating wheat caused the acid in my throat. People often write you about chronic heartburn. They should be told that surgery and drugs aren’t ... Read on »
The Biggest Throat Problem for Sleep Apnea Sufferers by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 21 Aug 2010 3:40am If you wake up every morning needing to hack up lots of thick mucous, or have throat pain, hoarseness, or a chronic cough, you’re not alone. You may think it’s the beginning of a cold, but a cold doesn’t continue for weeks to months without progressing into the full-blown viral symptoms. Instead, these symptoms are the beginnings of the m ... Read on »