Tag: GERD

Panic Disorder and Gastrointestinal Issues

Panic Disorder and Gastrointestinal Issues

Are you aware that panic disorder may be brought about by excessive release of cholecystokinin into the small intestine? What is cholecystokinin anyway? Based on observations, it has been proposed that abnormal bile flow may bring about panic disorder. This was based on endoscopy and observations of stomach and esophagus pH levels. To undersantd this, [...]

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Upper Abdominal Pain Is Serious But Easily Treatable

Upper Abdominal Pain Is Serious But Easily Treatable

Most upper abdominal pain is nothing to be concerned about and usually can be treated with store-bought pain reliever. If other symptoms occur, it’s best to seek medical treatment. Upper abdominal pain is any pain that’s located in the upper abdomen region, which is under the rib cage and above the belly button. What causes [...]

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What can cause sore throat symptoms?

What can cause sore throat symptoms?

A sore throat can occur for many reasons; most commonly it’s due to a virus that leads to the common cold or flu or in some cases a bacterial infection. Other factors that can cause sore throat symptoms include allergies, dryness and muscle strain. Viral Infections The most common viral infections that are known to [...]

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Erosive Esophagitis

Erosive Esophagitis

Erosive esophagitis is a term that is used to describe any tenderness, swelling or soreness of the esophagus and is a factor in the various types of GERD (gastroesophagael reflux disease). The root of gastroesophagael reflux disease is as a result of an irregular reflux of gastric acids and liquids that go back into the [...]

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Potential reasons for chest pains

Potential reasons for chest pains

There are many potential causes of chest pains from a heart attack to heart burn. Familiarize yourself with some more of the causes so that you what action is required. Heart Attacks The most serious of the potential causes of chest pains is a heart attack. In most cases other symptoms will accompany this. These [...]

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Symptoms of heartburn

Symptoms of heartburn

Through learning about the signs and symptoms of heartburn, you will be able to notice them and recognise them at the earliest possible time so that you get the necessary treatment quickly. Heartburn is the most common symptom of a digestive condition called gastroesophageal reflux condition, also known as GERD for short. In this condition [...]

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Symptoms of GERD

Symptoms of GERD

GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a medical condition whereby stomach acid travels back and into the oesophagus sometimes for long enough to cause damage to it. The most common of the symptoms of GERD is heartburn, although there are several more, which can also develop. The difference between heartburn and GERD It is easy to [...]

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Heartburn Symptoms

Heartburn Symptoms

Heartburn is the primary symptom of GERD but not everyone who has heartburn is suffering with GERD and not everyone with GERD suffers from heartburn. There are many other causes of heartburn including conditions relating to the intestines. Cardiac problems can often appear similar to heartburn symptoms and it is important not to mistake one [...]

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What you Need to Know about Chia Seeds Side Effects

What you Need to Know about Chia Seeds Side Effects

If you not familiar with Chia seeds, you might consider adding them to your diet but be aware there are some Chia seeds side effects for some people. Chia seeds are another example of a superfood not unlike single celled algae and kelp. All are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, lipids and amino acids. Let’s [...]

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Looking for a Good Hiatal Hernia Diet?

Looking for a Good Hiatal Hernia Diet?

Perhaps you’ve just recently been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia. A hiatal hernia occurs when you stomach passes through your diaphragm into your chest. If you remember your anatomy, you know that the diaphragm is muscle that separates your stomach from your chest. The hernia goes through the diaphragm at the place called the hiatus. [...]

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How to Take the Drip out of Post Nasal Drip

How to Take the Drip out of Post Nasal Drip

Have you ever thought about post nasal drip and what it is? Under normal conditions there are glands in the nasal passages and throat that make mucus steadily. In fact, it has been measured to be between 1 and 2 quarts daily. This mucus is important for trapping dust, chemicals and bacteria keeping your passage [...]

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What you Need to Know about Chia Seeds Side Effects

What you Need to Know about Chia Seeds Side Effects

If you not familiar with chia seeds, you might consider adding them to your diet but be aware there are some chia seeds side effects for some people. Chia seeds are another example of a superfood not unlike single celled algae and kelp. All are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, lipids and amino acids. Let’s [...]

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