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What Happens When You Eat Too Fast?

Consider the common phrases we use for eating a rushed meal: "wolfing down," "shoveling," "gobbling" and such. Each of these seems to imply that a meal is an inconvenience. We need to finish eating in…

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Acid Reflux Diet Tips & Dangers

If you've ever felt like a knife's scraping out your chest area from inside, you are perhaps one of the four in ten who experience acid reflux and its close cousin, heartburn. Heartburn tends to be…

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15 DOs and DON’Ts of Heartburn

Heartburn is a familiar foe. Roughly 50 percent of Americans feel the heat at least once a month; 20 percent suffer from symptoms two or three times a week and have chronic heartburn or GERD (shor…

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Holiday Menu Tips That Cater To Your Health Condition

Food—it’s one of the most highly-anticipated parts of the holiday season. From savory side dishes and tureens of turkey, to pumpkin and peppermint-packed desserts, nothing screams celebration more th…

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Food Combining Aids Digestion and Weight Loss

Combining your foods for optimal digestion has a long and controversial history. Many people, as well as, health practitioners, swear by how it aids in digestion, assists weight loss, clears up ac…

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Caring for a Hiatal Hernia

Q: I have a smallish hiatal hernia that so far I have been able to mostly control with medication and changes to my diet. I am trying to avoid having surgery, but is it inevitable that a hiatal herni…

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Manage Heartburn Without Drugs

Q: I have been taking Prilosec OTC for my heartburn and acid reflux for a while now, but I'd like to get off of the medication. Is there a better way to manage my symptoms? A: Any antacid can help …

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Perfect Candidate for a Neti Pot

Q: I am DROWNING in sinus drainage, almost literally sometimes. I do have a deviated septum, and a small polyp. No doctor has yet thought they are serious enough to cause my extreme symptoms. I als…

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