Digestive Problems

Popular Heartburn Drugs Increase Your Risk Of Heart Attack

Having a heart attack or suffering with heartburn… you choose. We’ve warned you before about the damaging health effects of stomach acid-blocking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). To start with PPIs rob your bones of vital calcium and can trigger dangerous and painful fractures, they also destroy your good gut bacteria and leave you vulnerable to […]

Heartburn Drugs Come With Serious Bone Fracture Risks

Back in 2011, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that popular over-the-counter proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) — a class of drugs used to alleviate heartburn — could possibly increase the risk of bone fractures, especially in people using them long term. Four years later and still not much has been done to bring […]

This Food Additive Can Cause Digestive Problems In Your Pet

If you are not used to having pets around, then you’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s only humans who suffer with digestive problems… However, those of us who own a dog will know that much as they are our best friends they can sometimes be their own worst enemies because there is almost nothing […]

Harmful Acid Reflux Drugs Approved For Babies

In 2011, we first told you about infants, some less than a year old, who are being diagnosed with acid reflux or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD), simply because they’ve been crying and spitting up… like most babies do. What’s most disturbing is that these babies are often treated with acid-suppressing drugs — proton pump inhibitors […]