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A list of authors contributing to the topic of heartburn.

Endoscopic Therapy for Barrett's Esophagus

Recent retrospective cohort data and a prospective randomized sham controlled trial have clearly documented the impact of endoscopic ablation therapy on dysplasia and Barrett's esophagus (BE).

How to Use Milk for Heartburn Relief

Suffering from heartburn can be a frustrating and painful experience, and can be even more upsetting if you are out of any heartburn relief medicine. Luckily, a home remedy of milk can be used to cease the pain associated with heartburn and indigestion, providing relief until the feeling passes. So

Natural Cures to Get Rid of a Stomach Virus

Stomach ailments can be caused by many different viruses such as astroviruses, noroviruses, rotaviruses and sapoviruses. Individuals younger than five are at the greatest risk for contracting a stomach virus, but it is possible for people of all ages to get one. Doctors often recommend natural remed

Ways to Ease Colonoscopy Prep

The goal of colonoscopy preparation is to rid the colon of any fecal matter to ensure a clear view for the examining physician. During the colonoscopy, the patient is either sedated or put into a "twilight sleep" so that there is no pain or memory of the prodedure. This is why the preparation is the

The Best Natural Remedies For Acid Reflux

Natural remedies for acid reflux are great. Although these natural remedies for acid reflux are sure to help you in at least remotely relieving the pain, you also need to make sure that you stay as healthy as possible in general.

Medical Causes of Flatulence

DefinitionThe expulsion of gas mixtures from the byproducts of digested food through the rectum is called flatulence. Flatus, or the mixture of gases, goes to the rectum in the same peristaltic process that feces does from the large intestine. The vibrations from the anal sphincter...

Management of Gastric Cancer

What is the most effective treatment strategy for gastric cancer in the locally advanced setting? This new study explores surgical and drug therapy options.

How to Get Hearts on "Petz Monkey House"

“Petz Monkey House” is a game for the Nintendo DS where players raise monkeys from an infant to an adult. Once they are adults, they perform tasks around the home and complete various tasks for you. The monkeys obtain hearts as they grow up, and once they have three complete hearts, they

What Bacteria Causes Ulcers in the Stomach?

Helicobacter PyloriMost stomach ulcers, also known as peptic ulcers, are caused not by stress as many have assumed for years, but by a bacteria called Helicobacter Pylori. H. Pylori has been found in 95 percent of people with gastric ulcers and in 100 percent of people with chronic...

What to Eat When You Have Heartburn

People have their own personal trigger foods for heartburn---that burning feeling you get when stomach acid churns up like lava from a volcano into your esophagus. The best way to figure out what foods you can eat or should avoid is to keep a food diary and record how you feel after meals. To get yo

Adenoma Detection Rates

Does an advanced adenoma detection rate need to also be reported to colonoscopists, separate from that of their nonadvanced adenoma detection rate? This new study suggests so.

Viral Hepatitis in the Elderly

How do various forms of hepatitis present in elderly patients? Are there certain patterns of disease in this particular older subset of patients?

Does Losing Weight Help Acid Reflux?

Regular exercise is a must for everyone, regardless if they suffer from chronic acid reflux or not.Exercise is what helps to keep our bodies strong and healthy.Exercise is what also helps us lose those extra pounds; extra pounds that many researchers believe may be encouraging acid reflux.