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  • What is heartburn (acid reflux)?

    Heartburn is a symptom rather than a disease. It is a symptom of Gastro-esophageal reflux disease or “acid reflux”. This is a common condition when the acid produced in the stomach leaks out and seeps back into the esophagus or food pipe.

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  • Researchers look at long-term outcomes of cancer patients diagnosed with COVID-19

    The study, which is led by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and involves the participation of cancer centers across the country, hopes to answer critical questions about how the two diseases intersect, including how often COVID-19 is diagnosed in people with cancer, how COVID-19 impacts cancer treatments and whether the risk of serious illness from COVID-19 is higher in certain cancer subtypes.

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  • Heartburn (acid reflux) treatments

    Treatment of acid reflux mainly relies on lifestyle changes that prevent attacks. Acid reflux is one of the most common digestive disorders and affects millions of people worldwide at some point in their lives.

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  • Heartburn (acid reflux) prevention

    Heartburn and acid reflux can be prevented by several simple lifestyle changes.

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  • What to know about anti-reflux surgery

    In most cases, GERD is a chronic condition that people must manage throughout their lives. While a change in diet and anti-acid medications are usually prescribed as the first line of defense, anti-reflux surgery is also an option that can result in better control of symptoms.

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  • Treating Acid Reflux in Infants

    If you have a baby, you know that spitting up is very common and usually nothing to fret over. But sometimes it can be an indication of acid reflux, especially when accompanied by other symptoms.

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  • Weak acids induce PGE2 production in human oesophageal cells: novel mechanisms underlying GERD symptoms

    The role of weak acids with pH values in the range of 4–7 has been implicated in the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) is associated with heartburn symptom in GERD patients; however, the precise productive mechanisms remain unclear.

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  • Saying goodbye to GERD. For good.

    If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), this may be your reality at every meal. But eating doesn’t have to become a constant game of trying to balance eating what you want with avoiding reflux symptoms. With a few changes to your lifestyle and access to the latest medical treatment methods, you can finally put your GERD symptoms to rest.

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  • 5 of the best home remedies for acid reflux

    Acid reflux can be uncomfortable, but lifestyle changes and home remedies can help ease your symptoms without medication. Here are a few steps you can take to treat acid reflux at home.

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  • Which foods cause heartburn?

    Heartburn is a burning feeling that many people experience occasionally. Avoiding certain foods, such as fatty foods and alcohol, can help with the symptoms.

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