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Why You Should Always Take These 10 Stomach Ulcer Symptoms Seriously

If you have chronic stomach pain, the cause may be stomach ulcers. The good news is, stomach ulcers are highly treatable. But it’s extremely important that you seek treatment without delay. When left untreated, stomach ulcers can cause serious, even...

Esophagitis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

The esophagus is a muscular tube that transports food from your mouth to your stomach. Esophagitis is defined as inflammation, irritation, or swelling of that tube. It can be caused by viral or bacterial infections, medications, and acid reflux, the...

How to Heal Gastritis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

A general term, gastritis refers to a group of conditions that result in inflammation of the stomach lining. Most often caused by bacteria, gastritis can be sudden (acute gastritis) or slow developing (chronic gastritis). Because approximately half the people in...

How to Prevent and Treat Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a heart disease that afflicts millions of Americans each year and is responsible for close to 16% of all deaths globally. For most people, mild-to-severe symptoms of coronary artery disease occur later in life, but...

Recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A 9-Step Plan

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating long-term illness, yet its cause remains a mystery. CFS is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), or systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID)—a new name that some health advocates insist more aptly describes the...

Heartburn vs. Acid Reflux vs. GERD: How to Find Heartburn Relief

Heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD, are terms often used interchangeably—the truth is that they are closely related, but do not mean the same thing. Heartburn vs. acid reflux vs. GERD: let’s get it straight! Heartburn Heartburn is a burning pain...

What Is Celiac Disease and Is There a Cure?

Celiac disease can be a debilitating condition, but is there a cure? Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. When the body comes in contact with gluten, it responds by...

How Stress Can Harm Your Health: The Effects on Your Body and Behavior

Not all stress is bad. Good stress is an enthusiastic motivator, like a hard-hitting coach pushing you to step up and challenge yourself. Stress can help us perform at our best and jump into action when a fight-or-flight situation arises....

Acid Reflux: What Causes It and Remedies to Help Soothe the Burn

You may be among the millions of people who suffer from acid reflux and heartburn. Some reflux is normal and harmless, but when it happens frequently, it can burn the inside of your esophagus and lead to more serious problems....

Barrett’s Esophagus: Symptoms, Causes and Protecting Yourself from Cancer

Barrett's esophagus affects 12 million Americans and can have a serious impact on your risk of developing cancer of the esophagus. Unfortunately, doctors believe that this condition is currently under-diagnosed. Understanding Barrett’s esophagus symptoms and causes is the best way to protect...

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