Acid reflux News 10 July 2009

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.

KING5 Seattle:

http://www.king5.com/health/stories/NW_070909HEB-acid-reflux-LJ.248e9e9c.html?rss

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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

MedicineNet.com: http://www.medicinenet.com/guide.asp?s=rss&k=DailyHealth&a=101718

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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:

http://www.fox2now.com/ktvi-fox-files-acid-reflux-halo-070609,0,3931022.story?track=rss

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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.

Lexington Clipper-Herald:

http://www.lexch.com/articles/2009/07/08/ara/health_and_wellness/8588.txt

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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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