Acid reflux News 10 July 2009
Many turning to older therapies for acid reflux
Whether you call it GERD or reflux, serious acid indigestion causes misery to millions. But now
that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors such as prilosec and antacids containing
aluminum can lead to bone loss, many people are turning to older therapies.
Study: Acid Reflux Drugs Cause Rebound Symptoms
Title: Study: Acid Reflux Drugs Cause Rebound Symptoms Category: Health News Created:
7/6/2009 Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2009
FOX Files - Acid Reflux "Halo" Treatment
Chronic Acid Reflux Can Lead To Cancer Chronic Acid Reflux is common and popular
medications like Prilosec and Nexium are effective treatments. But left untreated, doctors
believe chronic reflux can lead to another serious condition affecting the esophagus. It is called
Barrett''s Esophagus, and in some cases it can lead to cancer of the esophagus, which is very
hard to treat unless caught early.
FOX 2 News St. Louis:
Survey reveals high awareness of acid reflux, but shows patients aren''t doing enough to manage their (ARA) - At some point in their lives, almost everyone has heartburn -- that burning,
uncomfortable feeling in the chest that often follows a big meal. For many people, heartburn
only happens once in a while.
Paul Donohue: Can change of sleep position stop heartburn?
Dear Dr. Donohue: I have had acid reflux for quite some time, and doctors have prescribed
different medicines, the last being Omeprazole. Medicines were not relieving the burning pain.
Detroit News: http://www.detnews.com/article/20090708/OPINION03/907080309/1005/rss32
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