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ASGE encourages chronic heartburn sufferers to be checked; medical advances can now help doctors prevent progression to cancer

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For the millions of Americans suffering from chronic heartburn, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) wants you to think differently about your condition. Everyday symptoms may lead to something far more serious – changes in the cells lining your … Continue reading

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Should You Still Be Taking That Medicine?

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A new study finds that many people are still taking prescription drugs months after they should have stopped https://www.consumerreports.org/prescription-drugs/should-you-still-be-taking-that-medicine/

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HEARTBURN WHAT NOT TO DO IN ANY CASE

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The most basic cause of heartburn is the reflux of acid stomach contents into the esophagus. Environment of the stomach, consisting of hydrochloric acid is quite aggressive, but the mucosa of the stomach protected from it, but the lining of … Continue reading

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Common heartburn may point to more serious conditions

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Heartburn is everywhere: commercials for cures are on TV, antacids can be found in medicine cabinets around the country and long-term solutions are the focus of research. Common heartburn may point to more serious conditions

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What is GERD and what can you do about it

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Have you ever felt a burning sensation in your chest or throat? That is called heartburn. Oftentimes you can taste stomach fluid in the back of your mouth. If this is something you experience more than twice a week, there’s … Continue reading

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8 Surprising Heartburn Causes You Need to Take Seriously

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Practically all of us will suffer from the telltale burning at some point, but the causes of heartburn go far beyond that extra-spicy chili you just ate https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/surprising-heartburn-causes-you-need-to-take-seriously/

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If not treated, GERD can be a serious health problem

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Acid reflux happens to almost everyone, especially after a spicy meal, but if it’s happening twice a week or more to you, it could be doing more harm than you realize https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/life/columns/if-not-treated-gerd-can-be-a-serious-health-problem/article_e679e664-e41b-50e1-92b0-69ce49e3564f.html

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A NOVEL LAPAROENDOSCOPIC APPROACH DELIVERS LONG-TERM GERD RELIEF

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common gastrointestinal disease that affects nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population. https://www.physiciansweekly.com/a-novel-laparoendoscopic-approach-delivers-long-term-gerd-relief/

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VIDEO: Shortened esophagus increases risk for hernia recurrence

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They evaluated the rate of hiatal hernia recurrence after surgery and explored the relationship between hernia recurrence and esophageal length. https://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/esophagus/news/online/%7B24f13701-1429-48f7-9d8c-3393f4869d71%7D/video-shortened-esophagus-increases-risk-for-hernia-recurrence

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These Weird Signs of Acid Reflux Could Mean It’s Time to Lay Off the Wine

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If you struggle to have a glass of wine (or three) or chow down at a tailgate without feeling super uncomfortable hours later, you may be suffering from acid reflux and not even know it. Acid reflux happens when stomach acid flows … Continue reading

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