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Two Dangerous Side Effects of Acid Reflux

Fri, 24 Sep 2010 11:39:45 -0500

While the agony of heartburn is the most commonly associated problem with acid reflux, some long-term consequences can occur if you leave an acid reflux problem untreated. In this article, we will be talking about the different problems that can arise should you choose to neglect your acid reflux disease.

Indigestion at Its Worst - Acid Reflux

Fri, 24 Sep 2010 11:36:24 -0500

When a person feels a burning sensation rising from their stomach into their lings and eventually into their throat, they may be suffering from acid reflux. This disease affects millions of people each year. It cannot be cured, but can be controlled through diet, exercise, and medication.

Getting Your Children to Eat When They Have Indigestion Problems

Fri, 24 Sep 2010 11:32:27 -0500

It is a difficult thing when your children have indigestion or acid reflux problems. Many children suffer with digestive problems from birth while others are diagnosed throughout their childhood. The thing with children having indigestion problems is that it is not only the child that is truly affected. The whole family and mostly the parents are impacted as well.

5 Quick Tips to Prevent Acid Reflux

Thu, 11 Jun 2009 19:07:12 -0500

Heart burn or in strict medical terms, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) or acid reflux in short may not cause you immediate harm but when allowed to rein free, it can cause permanent damage to your body, particularly to the esophagus. The problem is caused by the inability of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) to close off and prevent the food in the stomach from coming up. Here's 5 quick tips to help you avoid acid reflux.

5 Important Facts About Acid Reflux

Thu, 11 Jun 2009 09:12:01 -0500

Acid reflux is a disease that has become more and more prevalent in American society. At least 35% of overweight people have acid reflux, making it a significant demographic that is suffering with this condition. This article looks at seven quick facts about acid reflux, in the hopes that, by knowing more about this disease, you can take specific action to avoid triggering symptoms, and arm yourself with more information for your next doctor's visit.

Surgical Options For Acid Reflux Sufferers

Wed, 10 Jun 2009 23:17:33 -0500

Those with acid reflux know that this problem is likely one that be with them for their entire life. Caused by a lack of strength in the lower esophageal sphincter, acid reflux disease causes harmful fluids to rise up from the stomach and into the esophagus, and corrosive damage is caused by the stomach acid found in these liquid.

Is Acid Reflux Causing Your Voice to Change?

Wed, 10 Jun 2009 21:16:21 -0500

Sometimes when you are suffering from acid reflux, you experience symptoms that at first appear to be simply a cold or flu. You might develop a cough, your throat may feel sore, and you may lose your voice completely. When you have a cold, these symptoms generally last for only a few days before disappearing. However, if these symptoms persist, they may be signs of acid reflux disease.

GERD - Obtaining a Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Tue, 09 Jun 2009 10:40:35 -0500

If you are experiencing symptoms consistent with GERD, your doctor will usually begin by prescribing a series of acid-suppressive drugs on a trial basis to see if they do the trick. If the drugs are effective, it then it is often assumed that the diagnosis is GERD. If not, then other medical tests are required to determine the cause of the symptoms.

Headache Treatments - Using Aromatherapy to Treat Your Headache

Fri, 05 Jun 2009 15:56:07 -0500

While pain relievers like tylenol and ibuprofen are effective headache treatments, avoiding pharmaceuticals in favor of natural treatments is appealing to most chronic headache sufferers. This article looks at using aromatherapy and scented essential oils to treat your headache naturally.

Brain Freeze - Blaming the Ice Cream Man For Your Headache

Fri, 05 Jun 2009 14:18:09 -0500

It's a pair we've all had experience with: ice cream and a headache. Whether we've been eating ice cream, drinking a slushy, or just enjoying a particularly cold beer on a hot day, we've all had an ice cream headache. In this article, you'll learn more about what causes ice cream headaches.

Headache Causes - Trigger Foods Headache Sufferers Should Avoid

Fri, 05 Jun 2009 14:14:37 -0500

Suffering with regular headaches is no fun. But learning some of the causes of headaches, and how to avoid them, can make your life a lot more fun. Many different foods can trigger headaches, and the list of trigger foods can be different for each person. In this article, learn more about the likely food-based causes of your headaches.

Alcoholism in the Workplace

Thu, 15 Nov 2007 09:33:01 -0600

Some workplace studies suggest that alcohol has contributed, and may even have been the cause of, as much as 25% of all workplace accidents. In addition, lost productivity and absenteeism due to alcohol abuse has been estimated to cost employers billions of dollars.

Five Things You Can Do to Help Your Indigestion

Tue, 13 Nov 2007 10:09:17 -0600

There are a number of steps you can take to improve your digestive health and reduce the chance of indigestion. Here are five specific things that can help.

Tea Tree Oil - Getting to Glorious Gums

Sun, 25 Mar 2007 12:22:34 -0500

Gum disease. Known to dentists as gingivitis, is one of those afflictions that drives doctors and dentists crazy. Why? Because in most cases, it is entirely preventable. If you take good care of your teeth and gums, you will probably never have to deal with the pain, the expense, or the other problems to which gum disease can sometimes lead.

What Causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Sat, 17 Feb 2007 08:11:03 -0600

With the birth of technology and the rise in popularity of the cellular phones as a mode of communicating with people, we have become addicted with using the short messaging system. Text messaging via cellphone is also another way of communicating these days.

Knowing the Causes of Eczema

Sat, 10 Feb 2007 08:32:36 -0600

Eczema is a very irritating and hideous-looking condition of the skin that affects many people all over the world. Although it is more of a nuisance than a dangerous illness, many people find it bothersome enough...

Signs of Obesity in Children

Sat, 20 Jan 2007 12:44:45 -0600

Obesity is now considered among the most problematic dietary concerns facing Americans today. This increasing problem is seen to be of particular concern among children. Specific symptoms in childhood can aid to identify the beginnings of a weight problem and can be explored for the purpose of intervention and prevention.

Effective Weight Loss: The Weight Watchers Promise

Wed, 17 Jan 2007 13:58:28 -0600

Losing weight can be a harrowing experience most especially if you start feeling that you are alone in your quest to lose the excess pounds. However, this is not so when you are with a group going through the same process and are ready to support you until you achieve your weight loss goals. And this is what the Weight Watchers are famous for.

Does Ear Stapling Really Lead to Weight Loss?

Thu, 11 Jan 2007 16:10:34 -0600

What is ear stapling? Ear stapling is the process when a staple is inserted in the ear, at the area near the acupuncture point for the stomach. The area is on the cartilage near the hole of the ear.

The Prevalence of Child Obesity

Thu, 11 Jan 2007 08:16:42 -0600

Child obesity has quickly become a major problem in America, the degree to which may not even be fully realized at this point. To consider all the aspects of obesity, a systems approach is necessary in identifying all factors involved. From this perspective, a more encompassing view of the prevalence of child obesity can be observed.

When to See a Specialist about Acid Reflux

Sun, 07 Jan 2007 10:30:49 -0600

Most people typically suffer from heartburn at some point. Indigestion or acid reflux usually occurs after a meal and millions suffer from heartburn at least once per month. If heartburn causes suffering more frequently or more severely, then a doctor should be consulted about it.

The Deep Sleeper and BedWetting Connection

Sun, 07 Jan 2007 10:20:58 -0600

Recent studies seem to show that this is not the case and that typically the children are deep sleepers who fail to wake up when the message is sent from the brain that the bladder needs to be emptied.

Is Television Causing Child Obesity?

Wed, 03 Jan 2007 16:47:24 -0600

Can we actually say that television is responsible for child obesity? Can we actually verify that it is causing children to become overweight?

Selecting the Best Online Weight Loss Program

Tue, 02 Jan 2007 13:59:00 -0600

With the many different online weight loss options available, making a choice can be difficult. This article looks at some of the criteria to be considered when making a selection.

Beauty and Enlightenment: Laser Light Treatment of Acne

Thu, 23 Nov 2006 10:22:08 -0600

Acne is not a particularly attractive trait of anyone, whether adult or adolescent. Acne, in fact, contributes to lowering one's sense of self, and self-esteem. As acne untreated can scar one's skin, the effects brought on by acne can scar one emotionally for life.

Ancient Chinese Wisdom And Weight Loss: Acupuncture

Thu, 23 Nov 2006 07:15:06 -0600

Acupuncture does not promise to be a weight loss miracle. What it promises is to affect symptoms related to or that may contribute to weight gain to help being about weight control. Acupuncture therefore can help make weight loss easy and effective.

Historic Hair Restoration

Mon, 23 Oct 2006 09:37:44 -0500

Hair loss has been a problem throughout many cultures for many centuries. Each culture had different techniques to stimulate hair growth and various methods to slow the process of hair loss. Each culture worked to find the right nutrient balance to slow the process of hair loss.

What is Ketoacidosis?

Mon, 23 Oct 2006 09:01:42 -0500

Ketoacidosis is the result of too many ketones in your urine. They are acids that build up in the blood and represent a warning that your diabetes is not under control. Ketones show up in the urine when the body is not getting enough insulin.

Lowering Your Risks for Sleep Apnea

Sat, 30 Sep 2006 10:56:23 -0500

Sleep apnea is a troubling disorder that will affects your sleep as well as having some very negative consequences on your health and well-being.

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Sat, 30 Sep 2006 10:36:36 -0500

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation story is both inspiring and sad at the same time. The foundation has been making a difference in the lives of women with breast cancer for over 20 years.

Acne and Your Skin Type

Sun, 24 Sep 2006 19:51:49 -0500

Knowing your skin type can help you find the products that will best treat your acne.

Sleep Apnea a Contributor in Football Player's Death

Sun, 24 Sep 2006 13:40:19 -0500

Sleep apnea can kill, as it did on December 29, 2004. Just seven days after his 43rd birthday, NFL hall-of-famer Reggie White passed away. While the official cause was recorded as cardiac arrythmia, sleep apnea is thought to have contributed to his death.

Headache Relief - Finding Headache Relief Through Acupuncture

Sat, 23 Sep 2006 16:13:08 -0500

When most people consider relief from headache pain, medication, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen, often comes to mind. There are however, alternative therapies to deal with headaches, and you may find the results surprising. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese therapy that has been used for centuries, and many headache sufferers have been drawn to it for its effectiveness in dealing with their headache pain.

Painless Headaches - If Your Head Doesn't Ache, is it a Headache?

Sat, 23 Sep 2006 15:59:58 -0500

Imagine discovering that you were suffering from a headache, though you were not experiencing any headache pain? Sometimes, people who are experience odd unexplained symptoms are found to be afflicted with what is often called a silent migraine.

The Common Signs of Teen Depression

Thu, 21 Sep 2006 05:08:17 -0500

Teen depression may develop in teenagers who have personal, family, and social problems. It is not true that only adults suffer from this problem...

Nutrition and Eating Disorders

Fri, 25 Aug 2006 07:19:09 -0500

A child?s preoccupation about how heavy they are often leads to obsession to lose weight, causing unhealthy fluctuations and physical and emotional damage. Eating disorders typically begin in the late pre-teen years.

Choices for Snorers

Mon, 21 Aug 2006 11:24:25 -0500

If snoring has become an issue in your personal life between you and your spouse, you may want to consider some lifestyle changes that may help with your snoring. Simple changes may be all that are needed to address your snoring, but if your weight is a problem, that may be the best place to start.

Depression Link to Diabetes

Sat, 19 Aug 2006 12:35:44 -0500

Diabetes is now a disease that affects people not just North America wide, but worldwide. Many complications come with diabetes. Blindness, cardiovascular disease and kidney problems can all result from diabetes. Amputation of limbs may be a necessary result of diabetes is extreme cases. Studies have also linked early life depression as a contributor to adult diabetes.

Fiber and IBS

Sun, 13 Aug 2006 20:05:23 -0500

If you suffer from IBS, you have probably heard about fiber and its effects on Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Eating a sufficient amount of fiber is one of the major ways to help prevent IBS. By being aware of both the health benefits of fiber and how it affects your symptoms, you can use fiber effectively to ease the discomforts of IBS.

Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Hemorrhoids

Sun, 13 Aug 2006 20:01:24 -0500

Preventing hemorrhoids is the best way of dealing with them. They can be one of the most embarrassing and frustrating health problems to have. With that, there are a number of things that can be done to prevent hemorrhoids.

Facts about Snoring

Wed, 09 Aug 2006 05:24:38 -0500

Snoring is a worldwide phenomenon with estimates of over one billion people who snore due to some sort of nasal or airway blockage. Conservative estimates indicate that the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom represent over 70 million snorers alone.

What Are Hemorrhoids?

Wed, 28 Jun 2006 09:52:03 -0500

Key to treating hemorrhoids is understanding what they are. This article reviews the different varieties of hemorrhoids and the causes associated with them.

Causes of Hemorrhoids

Wed, 28 Jun 2006 08:35:57 -0500

There are many different causes of hemorrhoids. Understanding those causes can help you to reduce, or even eliminate, hemorrhoids and the associated pain and discomfort.

Guide to the Food Pyramid

Tue, 27 Jun 2006 11:46:52 -0500

Understanding the food pyramid is a great way to start eating healthy. This article reviews the various aspects of the pyramid.

Women, Diabetes and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: How Exercise Can Help

Tue, 27 Jun 2006 11:27:36 -0500

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome increases the risk of diabetes in women. One of the ways to decrease these risks is be establishing a healthy exercise routine.