Digestive Problems

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 […]

Don’t Treat Your Child’s Crohn’s Disease With This Drug

Remember this name: Humira. It’s probably one of the most horrific drugs ever approved. It has a black-box warning for “serious infections” that can lead to “death,” as well as tuberculosis. It can trigger aggressive, fast-killing cancers, including two kinds of skin cancer. Yet, despite all the terrible things we now know about this drug, […]

New Crohn’s Disease Drug Linked To Deadly Brain Infection

If you suffer from either ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease and your doctor wants to tell you about an experimental new drug, called Entyvio, as a treatment option, think carefully before you give the go ahead. There are some things you should know first… and they’re things that your doctor may not even know about. […]

Would You Swap Heartburn For Dementia?

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the UK, with an estimated 43 million prescriptions written last year. They are supposed to bring instant relief for heartburn sufferers. However, it turns out that this supposed ‘instant relief’ can leave you with a long list of other health problems if you […]