Category: heartburn


If you’ve got chronic indigestion or heartburn that medical care hasn’t eased (or you don’t want to take a dangerous acid-suppressing drug such as a proton pump inhibitor), you might want to try Iberogast....

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Hearburn Drugs And Bones

The millions of Americans who take proton pump inhibitors (PPIS) to treat acid reflex may be putting their bones at risk, suggests a recent lab study of mice from the Forsyth Institute in Cambridge, Mass. Bu reducing acid levels...

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Most likely cause: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) But it could be a sign of : esophagus or stomach cancer. Symptoms of heartburn can include burning pain or discomfort in the stomach, upper abdomen, chest and/or...

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Proton pump inhibitors (PPI) are the most effective medications for the treatment of chronic acid reflux (gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD) and peptic ulcer. They work by blocking the production of stomach acid, too much...

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How To Prevent Heartburn

Cut back on fatty foods:  In addition to triggering acid production, fried and fatty foods slow digestion. Drinking plenty of water with rich meals helps to dilute the acid and keep food moving through your digestive tract....

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Prone to Heartburn?

“Sleeping on your left side is the most effective position for taking pressure off your lower esophagus, keeping acid from creeping back up in your throat,” says Dr. Robert Rosenberg, D.O., of

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Got Heartburn?

Make lifestyle changes: A number of steps can help Raise the head of your bed 6 to 8 inches to prevent acid from traveling back into your esophagus Lose weight. Extra pounds put pressure on the abdomen, pushing stomach contents...

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Mind Your Body Nix Heartburn

More than a third of Americans have acid reflux, and a majority are awakened by it. Your first lines of defense: Don’t eat within 3 hours of bedtime Try lifting your head 45 degrees to keep acid down, and avoid citrus,...

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