Tag Archives: Heartburn

Barrett’s Study Results

Millions of people know what it’s like to have to run for the antacids after a big pasta dinner. Most of the time heartburn is harmless, but people who suffer from chronic heartburn are at increased risk of a condition called Barrett’s esophagus. And if you have it, your chances of getting esophageal cancer go […]

Researchers FISH for Answers about Barrett’s Esophagus

One in five Americans experiences heartburn at least once a week, and many dismiss the malady as a mere annoyance, choosing to swallow antacids and get on with their lives. But what they don’t know can hurt them. Left untreated, the condition can lead to Barrett’s esophagus, which in turn can put patients at risk […]

New Treatment for Barrett’s Esophagus

Frequent¬†heartburn can raise your risk of developing Barrett’s esophagus which in rare cases can lead to esophageal cancer.¬† Doctors at Mayo Clinic have studied a new treatment for Barrett’s that may significantly reduce your chances of developing esophageal cancer.

Barrett’s Esophagus-Extended Interview

The holiday season is a time when many of us overindulge on rich foods and end up with a bad case of heartburn. Occasional bouts of heartburn are nothing to worry about. But if you get it frequently you’re at a higher risk of developing Barrett’s esophagus, which in rare cases can lead to esophageal […]