Acid Reflux

Tracey G. Ingram, AuD

5 ways to douse GERD that won’t raise your stroke risk

Many acid reflux drugs have been found to increase stroke risk by as much as 94 percent! Luckily, researchers identified 5 easy steps to reduce GERD symptoms without the threat of stroke.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Gut problems since COVID? You and 6 million others

Most of us are lucky enough to have experienced only a mild bout with COVID-19. But if you’ve noticed GI symptoms since, COVID may be to blame. Six million new cases prove what some experts are saying: The GI tract serves as a reservoir for the virus.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Stomach cancer: Risks and symptoms you should know

Country music legend, Toby Keith, recently shocked and saddened his fans when he announced his battle with stomach cancer. Though it’s a common cause of cancer death, it’s often overshadowed. Know the risks and symptoms to protect yourself..

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Esophageal cancer doubles in adults under 65

We hear a lot about breast, liver and even lung cancer. But no so much about esophageal cancer. It causes minimal symptoms, so it’s often not suspected before it becomes advanced. And its rates have almost doubled. While experts figure out why — it’s important to know your risks…

Carolyn Gretton

GERD: A surprising cause of chronic headache

If you suffer from chronic headaches, you’ve probably gone down every avenue trying to uncover the cause and find relief. But for millions, the answers remain elusive. But you may have been looking for relief from the wrong body part, now that researchers have found a trigger within the gastrointestinal system…

Easy Health Options Staff

Why poor sleep causes heartburn (and vice versa)

We all need a good night’s sleep. That’s a gut feeling for most people. But sometimes discomfort within the gut is what hurts our ability to get deep, restful sleep. To make matters worse, it tuns out the process can occur in reverse: Sleep disorders are believed to trigger the stomach, too…