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Antacid Medication Causing Heart Attacks

Antacid Medication Causing Heart Attacks

Risk of Heart Attack May Rise by 1/5 with Antacid Medication Proton pump inhibitors are antacid medication commonly taken by adults for a range of health conditions. New research suggests that adults using the drug are 16-21% more likely to have a heart attack than people not

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Hiatal Hernias Common in Obese Patients

Hiatal Hernias Common in Obese Patients

A hiatal hernia is a hernia located inside the abdominal cavity at the junction of the esophagus and the stomach near the diaphragm. This condition causes the upper portion of the stomach to migrate through the esophageal hiatus into the chest cavity, causing symptoms of acid reflux.

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