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Study Shows PPIs May Be Tied to Heart Risk

According to a new study, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may put us at a higher risk of heart disease and heart attack. [Read more]

Long Term Consequences of PPIs

When it comes to treating chronic heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) there are only a few options that stand apart from the rest. [Read more]

Prilosec

Prilosec is an example of a proton pump inhibitor, a class of medications used to reduce the production of stomach acid in order to treat GERD and other digestive disorders. [Read more]

Protonix

Protonix is a proton pump inhibitor medication used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. [Read more]

Nexium

Proton pump inhibitors are a class of drugs commonly used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. [Read more]

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use In Reflux Disease

Proton Pump Inhibitors, or PPI’s, are a class of medication that are commonly used to treat GERD. GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is characterized as acid reflux occurring more than twice a week and is caused by stomach acid flowing back up into the esophagus. [Read more]

Acid Reflux Drugs Cause Rebound Symptoms

A new study suggests that over-prescribing proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may actually cause the symptoms the drugs are designed to resolve. [Read more]