pH Balance

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

What your brain pH can tell you about your health

The pH of your body can put you at risk for everything from metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis, to kidney stones and even cancer. For the first time, researchers have been able to see the effect of pH on brain chemistry and there are significant impacts you should know about.

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.

Carolyn Gretton

The heartburn medication linked to a four-fold increase for COVID-19

Heartburn is common… and so are the medicines used to treat it. Proton pump inhibitors are especially popular, but there could be a surprising side effect associated with regular use that could land you in serious danger…

Carolyn Gretton

How treating acid reflux can bring on diabetes

The use of proton pump inhibitors to treat acid reflux over a long period of time has been shown to produce some serious side effects, including bone fractures and gut infections. Now there’s another ailment long-term users of PPIs have to watch out for — diabetes.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The damage soda does to your teeth in a little as 10 minutes

The next time you get the urge to crack open your favorite soda, you might want to think again. Brand new research is revealing that these acidic, sugary drinks could irreparably damage your teeth. Here’s the latest on the enamel destruction caused by sodas…plus the simple secret to keeping your teeth healthy for life.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Natural help for passing and preventing kidney stones

Kidney stones may be one of the most painful things you’ll ever experience… many people compare it to giving birth. Arming yourself with ways to dissolve small stones and preventing new stones from forming is so important. Here are the natural options you can use at home…