How long does heartburn last? Quick relief tips

Heartburn is the burning sensation felt in the chest just beneath the sternum (breastbone). It is a discomfort that nearly seven million American experience as part of an associated condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Heartburn is sometimes referred to as indigestion, acid regurgitation, or sour stomach. Despite its name, heartburn is not related to ...click here to read more

A Ring of Hope for Heartburn Sufferers

About 25 million Americans suffer with acid reflux disease or chronic heartburn, with symptoms such as burning and discomfort in the chest, throat and heart area. Unfortunately, for many acid reflux disease sufferers, conventional therapies such as antacids simply aren’t enough to halt the burning sensation. However, a novel new therapy involving the use of an implanted ...click here to read more

Heartburn Drugs – Can They Break Your Hip?

Hip fractures are serious injuries that can result in permanent functional impairment, admission into nursing homes and an increased risk of death. Approximately 300,000 Americans suffer from hip fractures every year and 225,000 (or three-quarters) of hip fracture victims are female. Women are especially prone to fractures because their estrogen levels drop during menopause and ...click here to read more

Foods That Won’t Cause Heartburn

Approximately one third of adults suffer from heartburn and if you’re one of them you know how uncomfortable it can be when you eat a food that triggers an attack.  Making careful food choices is important if you want to keep your stomach problems from disrupting your life. What is Heartburn? Heartburn is often called ...click here to read more