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Hoarseness - Surprising Symptoms of Acid Reflux

Posted by Anthony A. Starpoli, MD on Jul 31, 2014 3:24:00 PM

Acid reflux is something everyone deals with at one time or another, it seems. Spicy food, rich food or just eating too much food at once can cause that familiar feeling of burning and discomfort in your chest.   

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Our Guest Blogger Dr. Frank W. Jackson discusses: What's The Difference Between Prebiotics and Probiotics?

Posted by Rachel Jones on Jul 9, 2014 12:12:00 PM

In the last 15 years, there has been an enormous amount of research focused on the bacteria that live in the gastrointestinal tract. Although medical schools once taught that the lower gut played only a minor role in overall health, we now understand that the bacteria that live there can affect everything from heart health to weight loss and bone strength. The formula is simple: when healthy bacteria outnumber unhealthy bacteria, overall health improves.

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Probiotics, healthy gut, prebiotic, dietary suggestions

Three Symptoms that Might Mean You Have Metabolic Syndrome

Posted by Anthony A. Starpoli, MD on Jul 2, 2014 7:30:00 PM

Metabolic syndrome is a catchall phrase for a variety of symptoms that typically accompany the onset of cardiac disease and diabetes. However, the symptoms themselves may not seem all that dangerous in and of themselves - especially if they are only temporary. Three such symptoms are:

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Five Factors Implicated in the Rise in Esophageal Cancer

Posted by Anthony A. Starpoli, MD on Jul 1, 2014 8:00:00 AM

One type of cancer appears to be on the rise dramatically: Esophageal cancer. Despite a drop in smoking and other risk factors, the disease continues to rise in both men and women, by as much as 50 percent in the last 40 years in some countries (like the United Kingdom). While not all the factors for the increase have been determined, there are some known risk factors that will increase your chances of getting cancer of the esophagus in your lifetime. 

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