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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

Dangers of Styrofoam Beads

Styrofoam beads are normally used as stuffing for items such as bean bags or even cat toys. Styrofoam is another name for polystyrene foam. There are a number of dangers associated with Styrofoam beads. To avoid these dangers, take certain precautions if you have Styrofoam beads in your...

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.