Cancer-Causing Substance Discovered In Common Heartburn Drug Zantac, FDA SaysAccording to the FDA on Friday, small amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine – or NDMA – were discovered in the drug Zantac.
New Study Finds Link Between Acid-Blocking Drugs, AllergiesThe drugs are very good at stopping stomach acid, but when you fiddle with the body, you often get some unexpected side effects.
New Pillow Helps People Deal With Nighttime Acid Reflux Without MedicationYou can try avoiding fried or spicy food, or laying off big meals and eating late at night. Sometimes, none of that helps.
Mediterranean Style Diets Are Effective In Fighting Acid Reflux; Study FindsAmericans seem to be in the midst of an epidemic of heartburn, indigestion, and acid reflux if you go by the amount of acid blocking drugs being sold.
Tummy Trouble Is On The Rise Among Americans, Gastrointestinal Experts SayIf you've got acid reflux, Celiac disease, or a gluten sensitivity you're not alone. It seems Americans have become a nation of people with all sorts of digestive problems.
Liquid Nitrogen Treatment Could Prevent Cancer In Acid Reflux SufferersAcid reflux makes life miserable for millions of Americans, and can cause heartburn and potentially worse it can lead to changes in the esophagus that may lead to cancer.
Seen At 11: CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez Finds The 'Reflux Fix'As many as 7 million people in the United States are affected by heartburn, also known as acid reflux and GERD.
Dr. Max Gomez: Acid Blockers May Lead To Other Health ProblemsWhile powerful acid blockers may help your heartburn, they could come with dangerous complications from broken bones to heart problems.
Acid Reflux On The Rise Among KidsAcid reflux is usually considered an adult disease, but it also is now on the rise in children – and often with more severe symptoms.
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.
Dr. Max Gomez: A New Weapon In The Fight Against Acid RefluxAcid 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