Acid Reflux

Carolyn Gretton

ACV: From ancient remedy to social media sensation

Social Media’s favorite new health fad, apple cider vinegar, is actually thousands of years old. But it’s experiencing a resurgence for its potential in treating some modern ailments that have grown in prevalence over the past several years…

Carolyn Gretton

Barrett’s esophagus: The GERD and cancer connection

Barrett’s esophagus may seem like a benign condition. After all, it has few symptoms. But in actuality, signs of other conditions can mean it’s not far behind, nor is the risk for a type of cancer on the rise among people over 65. Here’s what to change now…

Carolyn Gretton

The spice that works like medicine for acid reflux

If you haven’t heard, proton pump inhibitors come with some alarming side effects. If only there were a risk-free natural remedy that could provide the relief you desperately need. You’re in luck! Researchers tested one they say is just as effective for acid reflux…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The dementia danger in common stomach medications

There’s not much worse than acid indigestion that hurts so bad, you think you’re having a heart attack — or is there? As bad as that can be, getting dementia from the very medications you use to feel better may take the cake, baby back ribs or spicy buffalo wings.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Is this common medication zapping your energy?

Are you exhausted, worn out and just plain tired? The problem could be a common medication, available over the counter or prescribed by your doctor, to help relieve stomach pain and indigestion. Problem is, it interrupts how your body turns food into energy…

Margaret Cantwell

Why GERD, acid reflux and indigestion increase in summer

To maintain good health, your body must constantly manage the delicate balance that keeps pH levels where they should be. The trouble is that some of our vital functions throw that balance off. And summertime is when they can get really out of whack…