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What to Eat and Avoid If You Have GERD
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What to Eat and Avoid If You Have GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, affects about 20% of the American population. This is a condition in which the stomach contents regularly move back up the food pipe. This regurgitation is usually long-term, and can result in uncomfortable symptoms, including heartburn and pain in the upper abdomen. The severity of the condition often relates to...

Managing Your IBS During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Managing Your IBS During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you suffer from IBS, keep on reading. During the COVID-19 pandemic, you might notice that your irritable bowel syndrome symptoms may be more bothersome than normal. Understanding the link between food triggers, stress and your symptoms may be the key to managing symptoms from home. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about...

Heartburn Drug Trials for COVID-19: A New Treatment?
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Heartburn Drug Trials for COVID-19: A New Treatment?

With news for a treatment for the novel coronavirus always circulating, there’s no shortage of possibilities. The rapidly growing list of treatments for COVID-19 includes an unlikely candidate: famotidine, the active compound in the over-the-counter heartburn drug called Pepcid. Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who received famotidine were twice as likely to survive the virus, according to...

The Underlying Truths About Constipation
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The Underlying Truths About Constipation

Constipation – why does it happen to me? Many things including your diet, underlying health issues, and medications can cause constipation. If you suffer from this digestive disorder, you’re not alone. Constipation is a common digestive problem and affects up to 42 million Americans.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome –What Is It?
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome –What Is It?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a common but serious condition that inflicts up to 45 million people in the United States. To put that into perspective… that’s more people than the entire population of California. In fact, up to 10 percent of the world’s population may suffer from IBS, making it one of the most common digestive issues.

Colon Cancer Rates Increase Among Younger Adults
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Colon Cancer Rates Increase Among Younger Adults

Diagnosis rates, as well as mortality rates, are increasing significantly among people under 55, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, underscoring the need for early colonoscopies in Brooklyn, NY.

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