Could Your Acid Reflux Be Causing Throat Problems?

Credit: iStock Many think of acid reflux as a condition that causes discomfort only in the stomach and chest area. However, some with acid reflux can experience symptoms in the mouth and throat, such as the feeling of thick phlegm or mucous in the th...
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

3 Must-have Specialists for Children With Acid Reflux

Credit: Thinkstock If your child has been diagnosed with acid reflux, it may be necessary to build a health care team that includes more than just your child’s pediatrician. Here are three specialists who should be part of that team. Gastroenterologi...
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and the Holidays

Credit: Thinkstock Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), often referred to as acid reflux, is the passage of gastric contents into the esophagus. The stomach contents are very acidic, and when they pass into the esophagus, result in a burning sensa...
Dr. Constance Pietrzak, MD

Best Gluten Free Holiday Cupcakes

Credit: Thinkstock More than once this recipe has come to the rescue when gluten-free, corn-free, dairy-free and egg-free cupcakes are needed! Ingredients 5/8 cup milk-free margarine, softened 1 1/4 cup sugar 4 tablespoons water, 4 tablespoons oil, 3 ...
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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