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  • Why Stomach Acid is Good For You

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  • New Study Links Heartburn Drugs and Dementia

    seniorProton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a popular class of heartburn medications that includes Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid. These medications, which are available over the counter (without a prescription), lower the amount of stomach......

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  • Digestive Health Series: Acid Reflux

    heartburnIn this weekly series, we will look at digestive health and natural approaches to related problems like candida, irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux, and food allergies. The first......

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  • Health Benefits of Meditation - An Important Tool in Your Wellness Toolbox

    When we think about meditating, we often think of it as a spiritual practice. While people have been practicing various forms of meditation for thousands of years, studies are finding that there are many health benefits of meditation as well,......

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  • Thanksgiving Tips

    I just want to remind everyone that enzymes are your friends! Digestive enzymes help break down foods and make them easier to digest, helping to decrease bloating and gas. Take a minute to read this, this and......

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  • Nutrient Depletion: Acid Blockers

    One of the most prescribed categories of drugs is acid blockers. These include Pepcid and Prevacid. Used to treat heartburn, gastric (stomach) ulcers, duodenal (intestinal) ulcers, reflux esophagitis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), these drugs can also have a slew......

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  • Nutritional Support for Infant Reflux

    More and more infants and young children are being diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is characterized by spitting up, irritability during or after feedings, coughing, wheezing, refusing to eat, poor weight gain, and crying when placed on his......

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