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Flush Away Constipation with Fiber!

Flush Away Constipation with Fiber!

Once the diaper stage is over, no one really talks to us about our bowel habits. And if we have questions, who is there to ask? That's where I can help out. In my medical practice, I see patients all the time who are constipated. Quite a few of them know that they have a...

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How do You Spell Relief?

How do You Spell Relief?

How do you spell relief? Many people would respond by singing their answer, "R-O-L-A-I-D-S" to the tune of the famous 1970's advertising slogan which sold Rolaids, a popular antacid tablet. But, as you can see in the illustration above the best way to fight acid indigestion is to only eat in the blue zones.  Taking antacids...

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Say Goodbye to Acid Reflux!

Say Goodbye to Acid Reflux!

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a painful, chronic health condition in which the lower esophageal sphincter (a muscular valve between the esophagus and stomach) relaxes, which causes the contents in the stomach to travel up the esophagus. This may cause painful acidic burning of the esophagus. Obesity, pregnancy, and certain prescription medications can contribute to...

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