What is heartburn and how to avoid it?

Heartburn or reflux disease is experienced by up to ten percent of adults. Many people may not know that this condition can be the main symptom of esophageal reflux disease, which can cause an ulcer of this organ and even cancer.

What is heartburn?

The duration of heartburn can vary from 3 seconds to several hours. Doctors explain the case of this condition as that part of the food consumed from the stomach is transferred to the esophagus. Since the mucosa has a neutral PH level, gastri...

Drug-induced diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common side effect of treatment with some groups of drugs. For example, negative consequences of the treatment with most antibacterial drugs are their destructive effect not only on pathogenic but also healthful microorganisms, including the intestinal microflora. Antibiotics, magnesium medications, antacids, medicines for pressure or arrhythmias, contraceptives, antifungals, and other drugs can cause diarrhea pretty often.

Diarrhea after taking Antibiotics

Most often, di...

The most common causes of headaches

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) statistics, about 80% of women experience a headache at least once a month. Many of us, feeling a headache, take a painkiller not thinking about what caused it. Meanwhile, experts advise paying attention to the circumstances preceding the appearance of pain. Avoiding such factors you save yourself from migraines! According to the international classification, p...