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Non-Medicinal Help for Acid Reflux

By Hurley Elder Care Law | August 28, 2017

For the 50 million Americans who suffer from acid reflux, recommendations include non-medicinal remedies for alleviating heartburn, eliminating the dangerous side effects of proton pump inhibitors and antacids. While the solution includes modifying your lifestyle, eating to avoid reflux and reducing your medication, Dr. Jorge E. Rodriguez, gastroenterologist, has specific recommendations to follow without swallowing…

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The Danger of PPIs for Acid Reflux

By Hurley Elder Care Law | June 16, 2017

Acid reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is the rise of stomach acid into the esophagus, which causes heartburn. Treating acid reflux with PPIs or H2 blockers is a common practice, with approximately 15 million Americans taking PPIs. In the past few months two studies have found that PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) may be linked…

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