Powerful Antacids Raise Chances of Fracture
But benefits still outweigh risks for patients who rely on them, experts say
TUESDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- Powerful and widely used antacids
called proton pump inhibitors and histamine-2 receptor antagonists relieve stomach acid, but also appear to increase the risk of hip and th...
Free Dr. Andrew Weil Women's Health Information Now Available!
...s, free radicals, depression's relationship to omega-3 fatty acids, cardiovascular disease and statins, Vitamin D, flaxseed, and the long-term affects antacids
have on women.
"Dr. Weil has done a wonderful job explaining to women the connection between their health conditions and the food they eat,&...
Acupuncture May Relieve Heartburn In Pregnancy
...omly assigned 42 pregnant women with indigestion to dietary counseling plus antacids
or to dietary counseling and antacids
plus acupuncture once or twice a week. The researchers assessed the women's...
Private-label OTC Drugs Post Solid Gains in 2008, According to Kline
...from worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company.
Private-label OTC medicines were up 8.2% over the same time period, within which antacids
and allergy medicines posted the highest growth last year, driven primarily by increases in sales of private-label omeprazole (Procter & Gamble's ...
Antacids Are Best First Choice for Indigestion
...ts with dyspepsia could and should be managed with antacids
and H2 receptor antagonists instead of treatment w...ors should be reserved for those not responding to antacids
or H2 receptor antagonists."
Proton pump inhib...nhibitors, H2-receptor antagonists and regular old antacids
can all treat indigestion in its various forms. Bu...
Antacid Medication in Pregnancy May Increase Childhood Asthma
...r analyses to factor in maternal history of allergy, a known strong risk factor for allergy in children. “We found that if a mother is allergic, antacids
don’t seem to increase the risk of allergies significantly, because the risk of her child having allergies is already very high,” says Fie...
Childhood Food Allergies on the Rise
...r not, and vaccinations are allowing the immune system to develop as if 'I don't need you,' " he said.
Other reasons include the increased use of antacids
among children, which prevents stomach acid from doing its job, and the increased use of multivitamins, which is associated with an increase in allerg...
It's Spring Break: How Much Does Heavy Drinking Affect Your Body?
...ng sleeping pills, antihistamines, antidepressants, anti-anxiety drugs, painkillers and also medicines for diabetes, high blood pressure, epilepsy, antacids
and those for motion sickness. Mixing alcohol with these types of medications can be extremely dangerous. The Science Inside Alcohol Project of AAAS...
U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 15
... MARCH 15: LAUGHTER, THE BEST MEDICINE
Profile America -- Saturday, March 15th. If you're feeling tense,
perhaps overwhelmed and you need too many antacids
it's time to pause,
stand back and reflect that there is humor in much of life. March will see
several events celebrating the value of laughter and th...
FDA Approves NEXIUM(R) for the Treatment of Short-Term GERD in Children 1 to 11 Years Old
...try lifestyle modifications, such as smaller, more frequent meals or
dietary changes. If these methods fail, physicians may recommend
or prescribe certain medications that suppress
Approximately 60 million American adults experience gastroesophageal
...lkali syndrome . Treatment: Treatment involves reducing or eliminating milk and antacid consumption. ... drink large amounts of milk and you use antacids
... Milk - alkali syndrome is when high levels of calcium cause metabolic alkalosis. ... In the past, milk - alkali syndrome was often a...
...lain of some ... Indigestion is a vague feeling of abdominal discomfort -- possibly including ... help relieve stress-related indigestion . ... antacids
may relieve indigestion . ... Indigestion , which is sometimes called dyspepsia, is a general term covering a ... In most cases, indigestion i...
...Down syndrome. ... Duodenal peptic ulcers occur in the first part of the intestine, one or two ... If duodenal ulcers are treated with antacids
or drugs such as Tagamet, Zantac, ... When the peptic ulcer is located in the stomach, it is called a gastric ulcer. When the peptic ulcer i...