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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.