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Medical Intel


Aug 3, 2016

risks-of-long-term-use-of-acid-reducing-medicationsRoughly 20 percent of Americans suffer from frequent episodes of acid reflux.

Acid blockers are a great way to help ease the symptoms of heartburn. However some of the newer and stronger acid-reducing medicines appear to increase the risks of bone disease, fractures, and intestinal infections.

Listen in as Tim Koch, MD discusses the risks of long-term use of acid-reducing medications, and other options to ease acid reflux symptoms.