If you suffer from acid reflux at night, you may get relief in an unexpected way: by sleeping on a specially designed pillow.
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
Imagine being a baseball player who gets to see just one pitch. That’s the situation facing most hernia sufferers who require surgery. This is a get-it-right-the-first-time situation (or else). Now, double down on this scenario for seniors who are suffering from a specific type of hernia. Hiatal hernias are most often found in people in their … Read More
Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? Tolga Erim, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to be part of … Read More