Did you know that children prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have a 22 percent increased risk of fractures?
If your child lives with acid reflux, summertime may include opportunities to eat more often or eat different kinds of foods. The following will help you keep your child with acid reflux feeling good throughout the summer.
For some patients, allergies can contribute to and even worsen acid reflux symptoms.
Better communication with your child is essential in getting them the right treatment to keep their acid reflux (AR) under control.
Acid reflux can also affect the throat (pharynx) and voice box (larynx), leading to a diagnosis of laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPR).
Here are some potential acid reflux symptoms that indicate your older child needs to see the gastroenterologist (GI).
An increase in two GI infections may be associated with the increase in the prescriptions of acid-reducing medications.
American Geriatrics Society (AGS) lists medications that may be inappropriate for older adults and now includes Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPIs for acid reflux.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), consisting of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, affects an estimated 1.6 million Americans. Its painful symptoms are often hard to treat, and in some cases, the medications can come with just as many side effec...
Mothers who take acid reflux medicine during pregnancy may increase their child’s risk of asthma. Use these tips to deal with heartburn safely.