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Vinegar and Acid Reflux - An Unlikely Cure?

02nd March 2009
There are many old wives tales around both being passed through the generations and also in books and on the internet that seem to suggest that vinegar and acid reflux go hand in hand but not quite in the way that one would first think. Vinegar is actuall... Read >

Is There An Average Kidney Stone Size?

28th February 2009
If you have a family history of kidney stones, chances are you are likely to get them yourself. It has been proven that kidney stones or renal stone disease are more commonly formed when there is a family history of them so if your father or mother has ha... Read >

Kidney Stones Home Remedies - Simple but Effective Cures

28th January 2009
Having kidney stones is bad enough. What's worse is when you don't have the money for an expensive treatment. Nevertheless, early detection of kidney stones will allow early treatment by applying simple, yet inexpensive kidney stone home remedies. Th... Read >

The Foods That Can Cause Gastric Acid Reflux - What Are the Foods You Should Avoid

21st January 2009
Whether or not you wish to believe it, the foods that you are eating could actually be causing the gastric acid reflux that you are suffering from. There are foods that are recommended for those that are suffering from this condition and also foods that s... Read >

Foods that Cause Kidney Stones - Moderation is the Key

20th January 2009
Although genetic traits also lead to kidney stone disorders in rare occasions, diets still play a big role in forming these unwanted stones in our kidneys. It is then a good proposition to be educated on what these food groups are, in order to manage and ... Read >

Kidney Stone Causes - Genetic Traits Can Cause Kidney Stones

20th January 2009
Kidney Stone Formation Our kidneys function as filters in our body. It has nephrons or fine tube-like filters which excretes the waste from the blood and produces the urine. These nephrons then act as filters of the blood and the wastes collected by pa... Read >

Symptoms of Kidney Stones - When Symptoms Are Too Late to Tell

17th January 2009
Kidney stones form due to some excess substances we get from our diet. Unfortunately, we will get to know about the symptoms of kidney stones only if we are already affected. It can be very alarming though since it can affect anyone, even infants.Symptoms... Read >

Acid Reflux and Indigestion - When You Can't Tell One from the Other

06th January 2009
Acid Reflux and indigestion is often mistaken as one and the same. Both disorder stem from too much acid production but differ in several ways. The main difference lies in the manner by which acid was prompted to cause disorder. Indigestion and its acid i... Read >

Acid Reflux and Coughing - When Coughs Don't Respond to Cough Medications

06th January 2009
Only a few of us are aware that coughing may stem from causes other than asthma or viral infection. The disorder known as acid reflux or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) can cause chronic coughing which may be due to intakes of certain foods. Hence ... Read >

Acid Reflux Nausea - Makes the Unbearable even More Unbearable

06th January 2009
Suffering from acid reflux or heartburn is already unbearable. What more if they are combined and literally call them acid reflux nausea or heartburn nausea? It would be excruciating. As the name implies, acid reflux nausea or heartburn nausea is one t... Read >

Acid Reflux Drugs - The Do's and Don'ts

05th January 2009
What type of over-the-counter acid reflux drugs can really cure acid reflux or heartburn? Over-the-counter drugs or OTC don't usually require a doctor's prescription and can be bought immediately from any drugstores. Over-the-counter products such as anta... Read >

Food Restrictions for Gout - What Can I Eat?

01st December 2008
As you know, if you have been diagnosed with gout there are some foods that you need to stay away from to avoid having an attack of painful gout. More than likely after you left your doctor's office and began to look at the list of foods restrictions for ... Read >

Is Grapefruit Bad for Gout or Can I Eat It?

01st December 2008
After you have been diagnosed with gout your life is going to go under some serious changes. You will be put on a strict diet that you absolutely must adhere to. The only odd thing about the diet is it is not quite as clear as you might want it to be. ... Read >

Heating Pad Treatment for Gout - Alternative Methods to Relive Pain

01st December 2008
If you suffer from gout or know someone that does, likely you are seeking ways to alleviate the pain. You will find many different methods that can work for many people. Among them will be charcoal and charcoal ointments, dietary supplements, holistic met... Read >

Causes of Sudden High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

25th April 2008
Depending on your daily activity, your blood pressure constantly changes. Unpredictable causes of sudden high blood pressure can also be related to your mental status or even the time of the day. In most cases, if your blood pressure has been stable for m... Read >
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