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Acute GI Bleeding After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Gastrointestinal bleeding can sometimes occur after cardiovascular surgeries such as PCI. How can cardiologists and gastroenterologists work together to come up with a way to both prevent and treat this bleeding?

A Diet For Acid Reflux That Works For All

Citrus fruits, like caffeine in coffee, increases acid content in the stomach and this reason alone makes them not to be incorporated in the diet for acid reflux. The fruits contain some content of acid in themselves and instead of reducing possible increase of acid, they add to the already terrible

How to Care for Adhesions

If you experience intense pain after a surgery, you may be dealing with an adhesion. Adhesions are scars that form abnormal connections between bodily tissues that aren't normally connected. Caring for these adhesions is vital to cure the pain that they cause. Adhesions can be cured with the help of

Stomach Cancer

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of stomach cancer, including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Natural Ways to Treat Acid Reflux

There are many natural ways to treat acid reflux.Prescription and over the counter drugs such as antacids and proton pump inhibitors were only designed to for occasional use or short-term care of the condition.For long term relief, certain lifestyle changes and dietary changes are usually necessary.

How to Enhance Digestion

Digestion is at the core of human health. By enhancing your digestion, you support the health of the entire body.

What Is Colon Disease?

Colon problems can range from uncomfortable bowel symptoms like cramping and flatulence to dangerous diseases like colorectal cancer. In severe cases, a doctor must send a tube into the colon to examine it.

Chest Pain - Stress Could Be the Culprit!

A sudden stab to the heart or burning sensation doesn't always mean that you're having a heart attack (although you do have to consult your doctor for a proper diagnosis). More often than not, chest pain is caused by stress.

Iron & Acid Reflux

When the sphincter at the base of the esophagus doesn't close properly, stomach acid can flow up into your throat. There are many over-the-counter and prescription medications to treat acid reflux disease, but taking them may make it harder to digest enough iron.

How to Deal With Silent Reflux Disease in Adults

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is a destructive type of acid reflux that affects the pharynx (throat) and larynx (voice box) as well as the esophagus. LPR often lacks the common symptoms that present with acid reflux in adults, such as heartburn. Because of this, LPR also goes by the name silent ref

Probiotics And Acid Reflux - Marriage Made In Heaven?

Probiotics and acid reflux are sometimes mentioned in the same breath, as if one could be the cure for the other. In this article, I'll show you why one can take probiotics and acid reflux will be reduced as a result, but only in some specific cases.

A Discussion on GERD Treatment

The main focus of GERD treatment is the avoidance of the foods and substances which can spark off GERD. If there is avoidance, then there is as a rule no discussion for GERD treatment as the avoidance will generally prevent the symptoms from presenting themselves in the most painful way possible. A

How to Align Long-Term Goals With Personal Values

You have goals that are important to you, but you're unsure if they're the right goals. To live an authentic life -- one congruent with your morals and values -- ensure your goals and values match. That way, you are not working toward a goal you will later regret.