5 Things to Know About Esophageal Cancer

5 Things to Know About Esophageal Cancer

What is esophageal cancer? The esophagus is a tube that takes food from the mouth to the stomach. Esophageal cancer…

The Debate Over Acid-Reflux Drugs

The Debate Over Acid-Reflux Drugs

Doctors explain the benefits and risks of proton pump inhibitors At one point, Dana Connell’s physician told her osteoporosis could…

Minimize risks of long-term acid blocker therapy

Minimize risks of long-term acid blocker therapy

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I regularly take over-the-counter omeprazole for acid reflux…

Restrictive diet usually not necessary to control symptoms of GERD

Restrictive diet usually not necessary to control symptoms of GERD

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’m 62 years old and am having difficulty keeping healthy weight on due to…

Reflux drugs generally safe when used as directed

Reflux drugs generally safe when used as directed

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I regularly have heartburn and my doctor is recommending I try a proton pump inhibitor. Can you…

Girding up to treat GERD

Girding up to treat GERD

By Nancy Maes You have a big steak and a glass or two of wine for dinner, and the next…