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2011-04-17 00:00:36

Millions of Americans suffer from some degree of heartburn. There are several medications on the market including over-the-counter treatments and prescription drugs for a quick fix; however, are pills the only remedy for heartburn sufferers? The answer is no! There is a natural approach to treating frequent heartburn in individuals. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 16, 2011 MyReviewsNow presents a holistic, natural approach in dealing with heartburn that doesn't involve taking drug-store medicines....

2011-04-04 20:03:45

New guidelines support use of Radiofrequency Ablation to remove precancerous cells New guidelines issued by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) support the use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to remove precancerous cells in patients with Barrett's esophagus, a condition most commonly caused by chronic acid reflux, or GERD. Barrett's esophagus is the leading cause of esophageal cancer and affects an estimated two million Americans. While traditionally managed through watchful...

2011-03-23 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to findings from the new nationwide DISCUSS (Defining and Identifying GapS in CommUnication between GERD and/or Heartburn Sufferers and PhysicianS) Survey, many people surveyed report that their gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and/or persistent heartburn symptoms significantly disrupt their lives. Additionally, more than half say that currently they "occasionally" (39 percent) or "never" (19 percent) discuss GERD and/or...

2011-03-10 11:16:00

BALTIMORE, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Esophageal Cancer is the fastest increasing cancer diagnosis in the U.S. - up more than 400 percent in the past 20 years - and it usually a death sentence. Perhaps most shocking, for Americans, it is usually caused by persistent heartburn or acid reflux disease. In the U.S., someone dies of this disease every 36 minutes. Until two years ago, there was no national advocacy organization fighting Esophageal Cancer. But the Esophageal Cancer Action...

2011-03-09 07:20:00

MONTEREY, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Within just the past two years, consumers have been faced with multiple FDA warnings regarding use, beyond recommended dosage periods, of popular drugs that treat heartburn and stomach acid conditions. November 18, 2009 http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/2009/ucm191169.htm May 25, 2010 http://www.fda.gov/drugs/drugsafety/postmarketdrugsafetyinformationforpatientsandproviders/ucm213206.htm March 2, 2011...

2011-03-06 00:02:30

Puroast Low Acid Coffee emerges as the latest addition to the Digestive Health marketplace. Woodland, CA (PRWEB) March 4, 2011 Consumers are now shifting in a big way to diets that consider the latest advances in Digestive Health. New functional products that are feeding this move include probiotic yogurt, lactose-free dairy, soy milk, low acid orange juice and now the latest addition to the menu, low acid coffee. According to Julian Mellentin of New Nutrition Business, writing in 10 Key...

2011-02-15 16:43:12

Team of specialists in 1 location also allows for highest quality medical care Millions of Americans, or 10 percent of the population, suffers from daily heartburn or other symptoms of reflux such as regurgitation, chronic cough, hoarseness and dental erosions. Until recently, many of these patients faced either a lifetime of daily medications, incomplete resolution, or worsening of their symptoms while treatment options were often limited to surgery. Scott & White Healthcare "“...

2011-02-07 13:20:03

Heartburn is a signature symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which is a cluster of symptoms and signs associated with regurgitation of stomach acid up to the pharynx and mouth. Patient-based studies of GERD have shown high prevalence and chronicity, particularly in Western societies. GERD is associated with significant health-care utilization and diminished quality of life. Heartburn, coupled with acid regurgitation and painful swallowing are considered to be highly specific...

2011-02-02 15:11:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone has one of those stories - the one where a simple miscommunication between what was said and what was heard turned into a hilarious mishap. While miscommunications can often be humorous, they can also lead to stress and stress can give you heartburn or an upset stomach with headache. That's why Alka-Seltzer® Original - the stomach and pain remedy synonymous with fast relief - today announced the launch of its...

2010-12-20 08:12:37

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ It's reassuring to know that while eating that hearty Christmas dinner and drinking a glass of wine, digestion will be slowed, but there will be no symptoms of indigestion such as heartburn, belching, and bloating, according to this study. In order to determine the effects of alcohol on the digestive system when rich meals are consumed, investigators at the University Hospital of Zurich, led by Dr Mark Fox now at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham, studied 20...


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Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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