Tag: Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Difficulty Swallowing? When to Seek Treatment

The ability to swallow is a biological function that most people take for granted. But when an illness or injury...

July 10, 2017

Roundup: FDA Warns of Bleeding Risk From...

The FDA recommends that consumers always read the Drug Facts label carefully when purchasing or taking an OTC product to...

June 10, 2016

Risks of Common Heartburn Meds

Studies have shown that PPIs may increase the risk for a variety of problems, including bone fractures, infections, kidney disease...

February 8, 2016

Watch Now: Facts About Heartburn & (GERD)...

Do you have a persistent sore throat, dry cough or raspy voice? You could have reflux, also known as gastroesophageal...

December 7, 2015

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