Gilbert Syndrome

What is hemoglobin? Hemoglobin is the protein molecule in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to the body’s tissues and returns carbon dioxide from the tissues back to the lungs. Hemoglobin is made up of four protein molecules (globulin chains) that are connected...

GERD (Acid Reflux, Hear...

GERD or Acid Reflux Symptoms GERD or acid reflux symptoms are caused by the regurgitation of acidic liquid stomach contents back up into the esophagus. The most common symptom of GERD is heartburn. Other symptoms that can occur as a result of GERD include: nausea, regurgitation,...

Constipation

Top Foods to Prevent Constipation Foods Top 12 Foods to Prevent Constipation and Provide Relief Fortunately, there are many foods you can eat to help relieve constipation, and foods to avoid that can make constipation worse. Here is a list of 12 foods to eat to help relieve your...

Hoarseness

Hoarseness is an abnormal change in the voice. The most common cause of hoarseness is acute laryngitis. The underlying cause of hoarseness can usually be diagnosed by a health care professional based on the patient’s history and physical exam. The treatment for hoarseness depends...

Ulcerative Colitis Diet

Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Medications Treatments for ulcerative colitis includes both medications and surgery; however, there is no medication that can cure ulcerative colitis. Medications that treat ulcerative colitis are anti-inflammatory agents, for example, 5-ASA compounds like...

rabeprazole, Aciphex

GENERIC NAME: rabeprazole BRAND NAME: Aciphex GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes PRESCRIPTION: Yes. USES: Rabeprazole is used for treating ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, erosive or ulcerative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (in which there is overproduction...