Chocolate and cause a chemical trigger that loosens the lower esophageal sphincter, thus allowing acid reflux to be regurgitated. In a story on US News and World Report’s website, Dr. Jorge Rodriguez.
HOUSTON — Authorities in Houston have released surveillance. comes after federal regulators found unsafe levels of a known carcinogen in the popular heartburn drug.
Drugs taken by tens of millions of people for acid reflux may contribute to heart disease, according to a Houston study, the latest and most. impair the ability of blood vessels to relax," said Dr.
An engineer, BJ did his research and found out about a little known outpatient procedure to treat GERD called Stretta. Dr. Brian Dunkin, chief of surgical endoscopy at Houston Methodist hospital, told.
HOUSTON – It can cause a lot of discomfort and. much like your esophagus expands or contracts when you swallow," said Dr. Patrick Jackson. Jackson said many people with acid reflux have faulty.
So what is GERD? This video provides a good overview. New Study on Certain GERD Medications and Heart Attacks Researchers from Houston Methodist Hospital. taking medications from GERD to talk to.
HOUSTON – Heartburn, indigestion and stomach discomfort are all symptoms. Concerned that something was wrong with his vocal cords, Richberg went to Dr. David Rosow, a voice and airway disorders.
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An ABC13 employee. Dr. Garden said throat cancer normally impacts smokers. Smith doesn’t smoke. Dr. Garden also cites acid reflux as another cause of throat cancer.
in Houston, people in the study had a high likelihood of having GERD, but that does not mean all cases of chronic laryngitis are GERD-related. Still, a proportion of people may have acid reflux as the.
Dr. Bryan Vartabedian. M.D., wrote about acid reflux for HealthCentral. He is a pediatric gastroenterologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s.
The doctor weighs in. "What’s the difference between indigestion and heartburn?" asks Richard of Cary, N.C. Fryhofer lists the important symptoms to know. Darren from Houston, Texas, wonders if.
Drugs that millions of people take for acid reflux may contribute to heart disease, according to a Houston study, the latest to raise. arteries and veins.” Dr. John Cooke, chair of Methodist’s.
Dr. Kumar Krishnan, a gastroenterologist at Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas, noted that the benefits of fundoplication surgery for GERD can be limited. Also, the surgery may have to be repeated.
Both studies looked at acid reflux in 35-36 week premature babies using state-of-the-art impedance monitoring (unlike pH probe monitors which record acidic activity in the esophagus, impedance.
"That said, there are reflux patients with heartburn who really need the PPIs to help them with their symptoms." Doctors also might opt to prescribe. building in a region once considered stable The.
A new minimally invasive surgery to help cure chronic heartburn is now available at North Cypress Medical. at 7 p.m. The discussion will be led by Dr. Bradley Waggoner, M.D., General Surgeon, and.
Residents often have a "very poor" understanding of PPIs which can lead to overprescription, said Chiemeziem Eke, MD, from the Baylor College. they found that 65.0% were associated with.
Nearly 20 million people in the U.S. suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, and doctors have known for some time that. of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in.