Tag Archives: GERD

Problems with never ending diarrhea? These common medications for heartburn could be the cause

FDA announced in early February of 2012 that PPIs (Proton Pump Inhibitors) might be associated with high risk for deadly bacteria Clostridium Difficile (C-Diff), which triggers diarrhea, fever and abdominal pain. C-Diff is hard to treat because it is resistant to most antibiotics, and watery diarrhea that it triggers can actually kill you. So, what […]

Can Your Pet Make You Sick?

My son was begging me for many years to buy him a dog. My answer was always the same: “No. I cannot allow you to have a pet in my house”. Don’t get me wrong. I love dogs, and I know that a dog can be your best friend and a great companion. But I […]

Patient Beware! What Your Doctor Forgets To Tell You May Save Your Life

Most people hold doctors in high esteem. We look up to them, and even sometimes assume they are infallible. While most doctors do have our best interest in mind, there are dangerous exceptions. A recent study has revealed doctor negligence in regards to their patients’ lab or screening tests. The primary care clinicians and their […]

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