Heartburn In Pregnancy

Heartburn in pregnancy is very common. As the uterus expands, it pushes the rest of the organs out of the way. The stomach gets shifted upwards. Also, during pregnancy hormones are released to help a woman’s body to prepare for an expanding fetus and eventually birth by relaxing muscles, tendons, and tissue. These same hormones…

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Digestive Complaints?

Stomach Upset Indigestion/Heartburn/GERD Sluggish Digestion Cramping Bloating Constipation (frequency of less than once per day) Diarrhea (soft stool and/or urgency to go) Alternating Constipation with Diarrhea Excessive Gas Putrid Gas All of these symptoms seem common. They are common, so common that there is a corresponding aisle for stomach upset in every grocery store, pharmacy,…

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Annoying, Persistent Symptoms? Could It Be Food Sensitivities?

There are two main types of allergies.  IgE allergies are immediate on-set allergies that involve immunoglobulin-E antibodies that release histamine and cause a dramatic reaction like face and throat swelling requiring immediate administration of an EpiPen (epinephrine injection). Most people with this kind of a reaction develop it early on during childhood. The more common…

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