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Heartburn Pills Linked To Increased Risk Of Kidney Disease

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - People who take popular heartburn pills known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to develop chronic kidney disease...

Acid Reflux Problem? The Warning On the Pill's Label Says Use for 14 Days

Tom DeMeester, M.D. | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom DeMeester, M.D.

It is time for those suffering with GERD to take a hard look at their daily eating and drinking habits, learn about this painful and chronic condition, and take an active role in managing their disease.

Concerns About Acid-Blockers Are Being Raised

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

When used to treat GERD, PPIs are indicated for a treatment course of eight weeks. Many individuals, however, stay on these acid-reducing medications indefinitely. In addition to common side effects such as nausea and diarrhea, such prolonged use raises the risk of a myriad of other potential problems.

3 Simple Steps to Eliminate Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

In this week's blog, I'll explain why, but more importantly, I will outline a simple 3-step approach that will help you prevent acid reflux and heartburn by treating its underlying causes.