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Some people have occasional, mild heartburn that can be managed with dietary changes or by taking occasional antacids. Severe reflux involves frequent, more bothersome symptoms.
Colon cancer can be prevented with regular screening and early treatment. Learn about your choices for screening and what's best for you.
After the pandemic began, studies of COVID-19 patients showed obesity may triple the risk of hospitalization with the disease. The chances of being admitted to intensive care or dying also increase substantially for these patients.
No plan has been proven to prevent or control IBD. But managing your diet can help manage your disease during flares and periods of remission.
Your reflux and the resulting heartburn may be simply because you ate a week’s worth of food in an afternoon. Reflux also could be caused by a hiatal hernia. Learn the causes of hiatal hernias.
Many people tell themselves, “What I don’t know won’t hurt me.” However, when it comes to colon cancer, this can be a very dangerous way to think.
Small changes to your diet can help you control your bloating, gas, abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhea. Try these simple substitutions for two weeks and see if your symptoms improves.
Do you take over-the-counter medicine for heartburn? If you’re taking antacids or H2 blockers more than once a week to ease your pain, there may be a better, long-term solution for your symptoms.