Candida is a yeast (a type of fungus) that is commonly found in the digestive system, vagina, and on skin. When Candida is at a proper level it aids digestion and nutrient absorption but many adverse side effects like acid reflux and heartburn can occur with Candida overgrowth (candidiasis). Candida symptoms are rarely life-threatening though […]
GERD and fibromyalgia are bidirectionally related with fibromyalgia patients at slightly greater risk of developing GERD than GERD patients developing fibromyalgia.
Researchers have linked proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to liver disease. PPIs make changes to gut bacteria that promote liver disease in existing patients.
Potassium supplement side effects increase the risk of heartburn and irritate GERD symptoms. Minimize potassium heartburn risk by following these simple steps.
Iron deficiency can irritate GERD symptoms and acid reflux can lead to iron deficiency. Both medical conditions have close ties that play off each other.
Anticholinergic effects of medications like Benadryl cause acid reflux and heartburn by slowing digestion and by compromising the closure of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES).
PPIs, a heartburn drug used by millions, are linked to a higher risk of death. Increased mortality rates are likely associated with PPI side effects.
Augmenting estrogen and progesterone through hormone replacement therapy (HRT) causes heartburn and acid reflux leading to increased risk of GERD symptoms.