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17 health risks associated with proton pump inhibitors. This Article is Written and/or Reviewed by RefluxMD Medical Authors Team and Reviewers In 2012, when RefluxMD was founded, it was difficult to find articles about proton pump inhibitors on the Internet other than drug company promotions.

17 health risks associated with proton pump inhibitors

In fact, only the New York Time, in an article titled Combating Acid Reflux May Bring Host of Ills, questioned if these powerful medications were creating other health issues. The first proton pump inhibitor, omeprazole, was introduced in 1989 and since then, PPIs have become one of the most purchased drugs in the United States. They are very effective in healing stomach ulcers since they block the production of acid to the stomach. With effective acid suppression, it is no wonder that they are effective in reducing the symptoms of acid reflux disease.

However, digestive acids are also an important part of adequate digestion. Adequate acid in the stomach also plays a role in preventing infections from germs and bacteria we consume with food daily. Five GERD Diet Rules for a Healthier Life. Food, food, food! RefluxMD members’ number one topic of interest continues to be diet recommendations that will reduce their acid reflux symptoms. This is no surprise since diet management is one of the top suggestions by physicians treating GERD patients. What does surprises us, however, is that most people with GERD don’t know how to design a good GERD diet as part of their path to relief and good health. If you are one of them, we hope these five rules will get you started in the right direction, and that you will feel healthier soon! One of our online surveys gave us an interesting perspective on diet and our members. With 3 out of 4 either failing to manage their symptoms via a GERD diet or unable to get started, it is safe to say that three-quarters need more information to design an effective GERD-friendly diet.

Rule #1 – Manage your portion size Learn more: GERD and your diet: The importance of portion control That mirrors what happens to your LES when you overeat. Top 5 Reasons behind Esophageal Cancer. What is heartburn and what treatments are safe and effective? - RefluxMD. This Article is Written and/or Reviewed by RefluxMD Medical Authors Team and Reviewers What is heartburn is the most asked question asked by RefluxMD visitors.

What is heartburn and what treatments are safe and effective? - RefluxMD

It, along with other acid reflux symptoms, is all too familiar to most of us. But did you know our tendency to pop a pill to feel better may be doing more harm than good? While medications help relieve symptoms, they do nothing to resolve the underlying cause of those symptoms: damage to the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). Read on to learn more about heartburn and why it’s time to change how we treat it. What is heartburn and what treatments are safe and effective? - RefluxMD. Caution: the signs of esophageal cancer vary. This Article is Written and/or Reviewed by RefluxMD Medical Authors Team and Reviewers No one wants to get the news that they have an illness, especially that they have esophageal cancer. How someone responds to these words can tell you a lot about that person and their character. The signs of esophageal cancer can vary, as this story highlights. A few years ago at the premier conference focused on GERD and diseases of the esophagus, I met Paul.

When I told him why I was in Hawaii he smiled and said, “Let me tell YOU a story about GERD.” Barretts esophagus treatment to avoid esophageal cancer. This Article is Written and/or Reviewed by RefluxMD Medical Authors Team and Reviewers Many RefluxMD visitors with Barretts esophagus or low-grade dysplasia often ask us about optimal treatment options.

Barretts esophagus treatment to avoid esophageal cancer

The question below from a RefluxMD member highlights why it is so important not to ignore your acid reflux symptoms or mask them with powerful antireflux medications. GERD is a progressive chronic condition that, if not appropriately managed, can progress to Barretts esophagus or even adenocarcinoma, and reduce the quality of your life or even take it from you. I have progressed to low grade dysplasia (from Barretts esophagus), diagnosed less than six months ago, after ten years of monitoring while on PPIs. Home Remedies For GERD (Gastroesophageal) Acid Reflux Stress How It Affects the Body. Find the top 15 Natural and Safe Remedies For Heartbrun. 15 Food That Improve Acide Reflux. What is Silent Reflux. Know about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Symtopms. Understanding acid reflux and its main triggers. Various GERD Causes and its Symptoms. Symptoms of GERD and Things We should know About It. Early Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer.

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