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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control the chronic digestive disorder gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to a study published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine. VIDEO ALERT: Audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. C. Daniel Smith describing the [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 14, 2012. Symptoms of gastric discomfort — indigestion, heartburn and stomach cramps — usually diminish in just a few hours. But for some people, digestive distress persists and becomes a constant concern. An eight-page Special Report in the June issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter focuses [...]Created by Ginger Plumbo
Millions of people know what it's like to have to run for the antacids after a big pasta dinner. Most of the time heartburn is harmless, but people who suffer from chronic heartburn are at increased risk of a condition called Barrett's esophagus. And if you have it, your chances [...]Created by Admin
One in five Americans experiences heartburn at least once a week, and many dismiss the malady as a mere annoyance, choosing to swallow antacids and get on with their lives. But what they don't know can hurt them. Left untreated, the condition can lead to Barrett's esophagus, which in turn [...]Created by Admin
Frequent heartburn can raise your risk of developing Barrett's esophagus which in rare cases can lead to esophageal cancer. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have studied a new treatment for Barrett's that may significantly reduce your chances of developing esophageal cancer.
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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Until recently I’d never experienced heartburn, but now I seem to have it at least twice a week. I would like to avoid taking over-the-counter medications. Is it possible to prevent heartburn by avoiding certain foods? ANSWER: Heartburn, or acid reflux, happens when stomach acid backs up [...]Created by Admin