Tagged: GERD

proton pump inhibitors increase risk of heart attacks

Heartburn Meds Increase Heart Attacks

Proton-pump inhibitors – the third-best selling type of drug in the U.S. – have been found to increase the risk of heart attacks. Are we ready to consider natural alternatives?

prebiotics and immunity

Prebiotics Reduce Colds and Flu

Researchers from the University of Florida have found that supplementation with galactooligosaccharides, a type of prebiotic, resulted in fewer days of colds and flu, and less intestinal upset in general. The study enlisted 427 healthy university students, and they were given either placebo,...