Condition Center: Acid Reflux

When Heartburn Gets Serious

It may be easy to pop a pill for heartburn for the convenience of not having to stop eating spicy and acidic foods, but this convenience may come at ...

Lung Disease Affects More Than Lungs

Lung disease often leads to difficulty breathing, congested airways and inflammation of lung tissue. Recent research suggests it might affect other p...

Heartburn May Fuel Throat Cancer

Smoking and heavy alcohol consumption have been linked to the development of throat cancer. Frequent heartburn also has been added to that list of po...

Heartburn Meds for Any Size

Heavier set individuals are more likely to have acid reflux. But it is unclear whether reflux medicines are enough to stop heartburn and other sympto...

Too Many Heartburn Meds Among Vets

Certain heartburn medicines have been prescribed too often or at too high a dosage across the US. Until now, little was known about the heartburn tre...

Keeping Heartburn on the Down-low

Medicines to decrease heartburn and prevent stomach acid from forming don’t work for everyone. A new method might help fill the void where thes...

Burning Inside the Burping Baby

Babies need a hand burping, especially the itty bitty ones. Too much of that gas, however, can be sign of more serious problems going on in their tum...