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Long-Term Heartburn Med Use May Lead to Kidney Damage

Long-term use of proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), a class of drugs used to relieve heartburn and damage from acid reflux, may lead to kidney damage. Researchers looked at the medical records of more than 125,000 people who had taken PPIs for 5 years. Although the patients examined used prescription PPIs such…

Natural Ways to Ease Heartburn on Thanksgiving

With its seemingly endless bounty of irresistible dishes, Thanksgiving is undoubtedly one of the tastiest holidays of all. Unfortunately, that can also make it one of the most painful if you overdo it and end up with that dreaded burning sensation in your chest. Heartburn is a symptom of acid…

Put Down the Purple Pill: 11 Ways to Ease Heartburn Naturally

When you get a burning feeling in your stomach after eating a meal, is your first reaction to head to the medicine cabinet and pop a pill for relief? If so, you may want to think twice about using them often as you can likely see better results, without the…

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