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Let’s Talk: What’s the Difference Between Heartburn & Acid Reflux?

Let’s Talk: What’s the Difference Between Heartburn & Acid Reflux?

Attend our lecture about heartburn and acid reflux on January 17, 2013, and learn important facts! It’s important to understand how heartburn and acid flux work so that you can prevent disease like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). When acidic fluid, …

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How to Prevent Reflux this Holiday Season

How to Prevent Reflux this Holiday Season

This is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Awareness week. There are many ways to ease or cure GERD, from changing medications to avoiding certain foods. GERD occurs when substances from the stomach move back up into the esophagus. The result can …

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How GERD Can Increase Your Chances of Esophageal Cancer

How GERD Can Increase Your Chances of Esophageal Cancer

Suffer from heartburn? It could cause more than just a little discomfort.  Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a medical condition characterized by heartburn, a burning sensation often accompanied by a sour taste in the mouth. Heartburn occurs when stomach acid …

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The Right Heartburn Solutions For You

The Right Heartburn Solutions For You

Do you find yourself preparing in advance of meals for that familiar burn that creeps up on you afterwards? Are you shying away from your favorite spicy dish in an attempt to avoid another flare-up? If you are tired of …

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Healthy Women… Healthy Communities Women’s Expo

Healthy Women… Healthy Communities Women’s Expo

As women, we put the health of our family ahead of our own. On January 28 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at The Crown Plaza, Tampa East, we invite you to attend our second annual Healthy Women… Healthy Communities …

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Common Unexpected Complications of Heartburn

Common Unexpected Complications of Heartburn

Heartburn, also known as GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease), is a common condition that mostly everyone has experienced at some point in time. However, when heartburn becomes frequent and persistent over time, it can lead to some surprising, but serious complications …

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Heartburn: Surgery as an Option to Extinguish the Fire

Heartburn: Surgery as an Option to Extinguish the Fire

Approximately 20 percent of Americans suffer from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD is condition that contributes to heartburn, which occurs when stomach acid flows from your stomach into your esophagus. This particular condition is diagnosed when the muscle (a sphincter) …

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