The symptoms of heartburn are at best, uncomfortable – at worst, debilitating. Now that’s naturally going to cause some trouble. And the simple fact is that you cannot keep living with heartburn – you need to do something about it. Read more
“Can Heartburn drugs increase bone fracture risk?”
You’d be quite right in asking this question – especially if you’ve been taking heartburn drugs for over a year now…The issue has become so grave that the FDA has undertaken a review, and has found that indeed taking heartburn drugs – especially PPIs, causes bones in the hip and wrist to become weak and therefore susceptible to fracture.
Naturally, this concern warrants a deeper digging into why PPIs cause bone fracture… Read more
Breakfast is the first meal of the day – the most important meal of the day. What you have for your breakfast is what decides the rest of your meals – why? Because if you’re having foods that trigger your heartburn at the beginning of the day, the rest of your day is simply going to be spent in countering the reflux effects…and that means the remaining meals will be severely restricted. Read more
If you thought that heartburn is an issue that only adults have to face, it’s time to rethink that assumption. Because even children, especially infants, are prone to heartburn. And what’s worse is that unlike adults, who can actually figure out it’s heartburn and can look for a cure, with babies, that’s not possible. All they can do is cry and whine – and continue to helplessly suffer from the pangs of heartburn and indigestion. Read more
Every mommy-to-be has experienced heartburn at some point of time during their term. In fact, even if you are somebody who’s used to a healthy lifestyle and has never had heartburn ever before, chances stand that you may get heartburn during pregnancy. It is actually a very common yet extremely uncomfortable condition. And that is because there are reasons for this: Read more
If you have GERD, then you may have noticed that going for a walk or doing something strenuous, like lifting up something heavy or bending over, tends to immediately trigger a bout of heartburn. And keeping with this observation, it is very natural of you to ask – “Can exercise make heartburn worse?” Read more
If you’ve delved deep into studies pertaining to GERD and Heartburn, you’ll find that these two terms are almost always spoken of together. Naturally, you’re going to ask – Is GERD and heartburn the same?
To answer this query you must look into each of these conditions a little deeper – and that’s what we do right here. Read more
Acid reflux and heartburn have a very close link with what we eat. And why would it not… After all, the excess acid that causes refluxing is produced by your stomach in the process of digestion. And as a result, you need to be very careful about what you cook with and what you eat. Read more
Heartburn can be extremely uncomfortable and painful. And for most people, food triggers the condition. And so, naturally, what you eat must have a link with the refluxing of acid into your esophagus that causes the burn. Read more
Heartburn is a name often given to acid reflux based on the symptoms. There’s a burning sensation in the region of your heart – and that is why it is called heartburn. But what it really is… is a case of acid in your stomach that, along with the food, is refluxing into your esophagus or food pipe. If these are the symptoms you have been experiencing recurrently and you visit your doctor looking for treatment, one of the things your doctor may suggest you do is reduce your stress levels and try meditation for heartburn. Read more