Gastroesophageal Reflux Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

If you’re among the more than sixty million American adults who have heartburn at least once a month, odds are you’ll pick an OTC medication rather than see your doctor. With what you hear on TV and…

What Is A Hiatal – Or Hiatus – Hernia?

There is an oval shaped opening in the diaphragm through which the esophagus passes on its way to the stomach. The esophagus is regulated by a sphincter muscle that opens when we swallow to let food…

Gallstones: An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth…

If you have some gall, we hope it’s the kind that causes you to exasperate others, and not the kind that hurts in the center of your upper belly, under the ribs, and occasionally spreads to your…