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Should people with GERD avoid caffeine?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease usually causes heartburn, as well as respiratory and digestive symptoms. Doctors often recommend that people with this common illness avoid drinking caffeine. However, the scientific evidence is not so…

Can lemon water help with acid reflux?

Lemon is an acidic substance, though many people believe it can help to reduce acid reflux. Does it work, and is it safe?Acid reflux occurs when stomach acid flows up into the food pipe. This common condition affects 60 million Americans…

What are the effects of bulimia on the body?

Bulimia nervosa, or bulimia, is an eating disorder that leads to bingeing, purging, and other symptoms. The adverse physical side effects of bulimia may not be noticeable at first, but over time they can take their toll on the body.Bulimia…

Laryngospasm: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

People experiencing a laryngospasm have sudden difficulty breathing and talking. A laryngospasm is a muscle spasm in the vocal cords, sometimes called a laryngeal spasm.While a mild laryngospasm where you can still exhale air can be…

Everything you need to know about sulfur burps

Sulfur burps are burps that are followed by a foul rotten egg smell caused by hydrogen sulfide gas.A burp is a way for the digestive system to release excess gas. This gas is usually air that enters through the mouth or is a byproduct of…

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