A study published in Scientific Reports suggests proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to treat heartburn or acid reflux may increase kidney disease risk.
There are many ways to handle GERD when pregnant, from dietary changes to over-the-counter meds.
Many people suffer through reflux symptoms, not wanting to seek medical care and risk the possible side effects of some harmful medications.
Reflux that can sneak up on you or stays persistent means something about your medication or diagnosis needs to change.
If you have silent reflux, switching to a plant-based diet might actually help as much as drugs, according to this study.
What happens when medications fail, aren’t tolerated, interact with your other medications, or can’t be taken because of issues in your medical history?
Proton pump inhibitors are the most effective medicines for reducing stomach acid. But studies suggest those drugs have several serious downsides.
Did you know that children prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have a 22 percent increased risk of fractures?
Increasing evidence suggests over time, proton pump inhibitors, used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, may not be as benign as people think.
Drugs known as proton pump inhibitors are usually the first therapy recommended to people with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Surgery is another option.