Have you heard of drinking pickle juice as a home remedy for acid reflux? Find answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Gastroenterologist Christine Lee, MD, fields this one.
When your child is sick and vomiting you both just want it to stop. Find out common causes of vomiting in children, and when you should call a doctor.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) doesn’t have to rule your life if you know what to avoid. Try these tips to reduce your symptoms and discomfort.
If you suffer from heartburn, you may notice it’s more likely to flare up at night – just in time to disrupt your sleep. Find out why and get tips to reduce it.
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If you suffer from acid reflux at night, you may get relief in an unexpected way: by sleeping on a specially designed pillow.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Daniel Allan MD, answers this question about goosebumps and why they happen.
Acid blockers may relieve heartburn. But they can’t stop the epidemic of reflux in this country. Try these steps to figure out what may be causing your reflux, and how you may be able to reverse it.
Do you have a sweet tooth? Most of us will overindulge at times. But the more sugar we consume, the more we want, says Mark Hyman, MD. However, the good news is that people can break the sugar addiction in 10 days. Here’s how.
The incidence of cancer of the esophagus, or esophageal cancer, is on the upswing in the United States. Some experts theorize that this may be due to the increase in acid reflux (also known as “heartburn”). Acid reflux is a known risk factor for esophageal cancer. Esophageal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) … Read More
The esophagus is the muscular tube that connects your throat to your stomach. Achalasia is an uncommon condition in which the esophagus is unable to move food and sometimes liquids into the stomach. When people have this condition, a valve located at the end of the stomach — the lower esophageal sphincter — stays closed … Read More