Acid Reflux

Acid blockers may cause bone loss (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Acid Blockers May Lead To Other Health Problems

While powerful acid blockers may help your heartburn, they could come with dangerous complications from broken bones to heart problems.


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Acid Reflux On The Rise Among Kids

Acid reflux is usually considered an adult disease, but it also is now on the rise in children – and often with more severe symptoms.


A new study has uncovered a link between acid blockers and a vitamin B-12 deficiency. (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Acid-Blockers Linked To Vitamin Deficiency

A potentially serious vitamin deficiency has been linked to acid-blockers that are typically taken for heartburn and acid reflux.


A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: A New Weapon In The Fight Against Acid Reflux

Acid reflux has been known to cause everything from heartburn and a chronic cough to hoarseness and even cancer.



Health Watch: New Surgery Can Fix Heartburn

NEW YORK (CBS) ― Heartburn can be excruciating and many people suffer the symptoms every day. But now a new procedure is helping the symptoms permanently. CBS 2 HD learned a lot more on the […]