Heartburn

Too many vitamin supplements may lead to this unwanted side effect

According to experts, pills could irritate oesophagus, or allow some stomach acid to creep back up oesophagus when it enters stomach.

Dec 15, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

Do you take drugs for heartburn? It can elevate death risk!

The findings showed that people taking these drugs called as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) had a 50 percent increased risk of dying over the next five years. 

Jul 04, 2017, 16:19 PM IST

Common heartburn drugs may lead to 'silent' kidney damage: Study

A new study has revealed that group of drugs commonly prescribed for heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux may cause gradual yet 'silent' kidney damage.

Feb 22, 2017, 23:21 PM IST

Heartburn pills during pregnancy could increase risk of asthma in child

The study published today suggested that certain drugs can block this acid reflux, and have long been thought not to affect the development of the baby.

Jan 09, 2017, 20:53 PM IST

Heartburn woes? Keep the condition at bay with these seven foods!

Luckily, there are foods that have heartburn reducing properties too, which can calm as well as prevent the problem.

Oct 12, 2016, 14:45 PM IST

10 lifestyle changes to deal with heartburn!

Heartburn usually occurs after eating a big meal or while lying down, which can last for a few minutes or a few hours.

Aug 09, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

Say goodbye to your acidity woes with these ten simple tips!

Acidity occurs due to excess acid secretion in the gastric glands of the stomach.

Feb 09, 2016, 13:06 PM IST

Mothers of IVF babies at increased risk of digestive disease

Women who give birth to babies using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are at increased risk of a chronic digestive disease.

Aug 11, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Daily antacid use ups heart attack risk: Study

Popping over-the-counter antacids daily to control acidity or heartburn can increase heart attack risk by 16-21 percent, a huge data-mining study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.

Jun 11, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

Study links heartburn drugs to higher heart attack risk

Popular over-the-counter antacids for treating heartburn, like Prilosec, are linked to a 20 percent higher risk of heart attack, researchers said today.

Jun 11, 2015, 01:32 AM IST

Having heartburn for three weeks can be sign of `cancer`

A new study has recently revealed that heartburn for three or more weeks can be sign of oesophageal or stomach cancer.

Jan 26, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

How to ward off 'holiday heartburn'

President Obama's recent diagnosis of acid reflux helped in prompting wide awareness of an ailment that is especially prevalent at the time of holiday season; however, its complications can be avoided.

Dec 15, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

Frequent heartburn linked to cancers of throat and vocal cord

Frequent heartburn is positively associated with cancers of the throat and vocal cord among nonsmokers and nondrinkers, a new study has found.

May 24, 2013, 12:28 PM IST