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Taking Antacids During Pregnancy by cj Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:59pm Is it safe to take a lot of antacids during pregnancy? For 3 pregnancies, I have taken antacids because of my heartburn, which keeps me awake. When heartburn attacks, I make sure to chew on a Maalox tablet. And it really feels me better. Therefore, antacids are safe to take during pregnancy as long as you do not take any more than is recommend ... Read on »
How Heartburn or Acid Reflux Drugs and Antacids Are Killing You by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm By Rudy Silva Doctors and Pharmaceutical giants know that their drugs and antacids do not cure heartburn or acid reflux. They have known for a long time that their drugs simply suppress the condition and continue the cycle of heartburn, acid reflux, and drugs. If you have fallen prey to this medical cycle, for sure you are headed toward ser ... Read on »
Antacids May Raise the Risk of Fractures by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm A new study presented at the Digestive Disease Meeting in Chicago at the beginning of this month, found that powerful antacids designed to relieve stomach acid also increased the risk of hip and thigh fractures. The researchers from Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Francisco studied33,752 people taking antacids, such as Prilosec, Prevacid, Nex ... Read on »
Acid Reflux Relief – Comprehending Antacids Over-Usage by rajesh moganti Posted Mon 15 Nov 2010 4:27am You might be well aware of that burning feeling in the trunk region akin to a lit-up match-stick at the back of your thorax or sternum. You’re certainly not the lone one experiencing this discomfort. Around fifteen million people in the United States are suffering from acid reflux on a day to day basis. It is a condition which surfaces due to t ... Read on »
Health Tip: Call Your Doctor Before You Take Antacids... by HealthFinder Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink ...If you have certain symptoms (HealthDay News) -- Antacids are medications that coun ... Read on »
Are Antacids Ruining Your Body by Adria A. Posted Mon 19 Nov 2012 12:00am With the introduction of more and more processed foods, the community is rushing to the store to stop acid reflux, reoccurring stomach issues and indigestion.   Doctors are handing out prescriptions for acid problems like candy.  While others are self medicating with over the counter aid ... Read on »
Possible Increased Risk of Bone Fractures With Certain Antacid Drugs by FDA Posted Tue 25 May 2010 7:37am Printer-friendly PDF (283 KB) There is a possible increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine if you take certain drugs for heartburn, acid reflux, or ulcers, warns the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drugs belong to a class of medications called proton pump inhibitors (PP ... Read on »
Heartburn Horrors! by Meeta K. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:33pm Heartburn is something I’ve never known much about, but somehow I’ve managed to coincide experiencing it quite regularly over the past week, or so with learning more about it as part of my nutritional health studies. In case you’re lucky enough to have avoided it let me fill you in on what happens. Heartburn occurs when acid from the stoma ... Read on »
Just Say No To Talc: Health Risks in Baby Powders by Cascia T. Posted Wed 24 Feb 2010 2:04pm As National Cancer Prevention Month draws to a close, I thought this would be a really relevant topic to help raise awareness for moms and moms-to-be about the cancer risks found in common body care products. I am really concerned that this popular brand of baby powder, promoted by many OB health professionals and advertis ... Read on »
Why Does Monistat Burn? What are Painless Alternatives? by Steve Pistou Posted Mon 22 Mar 2010 7:04am   Many woman using Monistat experience a mild to sever burning. Particularly on the first day, while some women just push through the pain others just have more pain than they can stand. The descriptions of the side effects range from slight discomfort or itching, all the way to "I feel like I sat on an ant hill" and "my hoo-hoo is on fi ... Read on »