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FDA links reflux medicine to severe diarrhea

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a drug safety warning  discussing the link between an anti-reflux medication and watery stools.  The warning suggests that medicines in the proton pump inhibitor family (like omeprazole and nexium) may increase the risk … Continue reading

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Heartburn

Actually, heartburn doesn’t involve the heart, but it DOES burn.  You may have symptoms of burning in the lower chest or a bitter/acidic taste in the mouth. It is caused when acid from the stomach goes upward (the wrong way) … Continue reading

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