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As the Stomach Churns: The Side Effects of Acid Suppression

Craig Bowron | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

Yes, antacid medications have brought heartburn relief and ulcer healing to millions of people, but changing the acidity of the stomach does invite other, sometimes serious medical problems. That's real world, something-for-something science.

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.

Acid Reflux Medications Are Big Drug Muggers Causing Many Side Effects

Suzy Cohen, R.Ph. | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Suzy Cohen, R.Ph.

Regardless of what medication you take, it can be a drug mugger of essential nutrients, thus causing all sorts of side effects. Take a look at all of the potential side effects resulting from nutrient depletion, which might (if they go unrecognized) get you diagnosed with a new 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.