Items Tagged ‘UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases’

Lifestyle changes that can help your heartburn

August 28th, 2017

Lifestyle changes that can help your heartburn

By uclahealth uclahealth

While prescription proton pump inhibitors (PPI) have been used to treat heartburn, there are more natural methods, too. Here are a few tips to help you find relief. Change your lifestyle Heartburn occurs when stomach acid flows back up into the esophagus, causing burning or pain in the chest. This discomfort can sometimes move up […]

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Tags: abnormal heart rhythms, chest pain, esophageal disorders, heartburn, heartburn triggers, lifestyle changes, proton pump inhibitors, stomach acid, UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders, UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases


Crohn's and ulcerative colitis increase flu threat. What you should know:

July 5th, 2017

Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis increase flu threat. What you should know:

By Tami Dennis tamidennis

With flu season behind us – or ahead of us, depending on your perspective – the possibility of contracting the disease is currently low. For people at high risk of complications, however, the threat of flu remains very real. That includes those with inflammatory bowel disease. Caused by the body’s inflammatory response, inflammatory bowel disease […]

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Tags: Crohn's Disease, inflammatory bowel diseases, Jenny Sauk, UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, ulcerative colitis


Maybe that upset stomach is just an upset stomach – and maybe it's not

March 27th, 2017

Maybe that upset stomach is just an upset stomach – and maybe it’s not

By Tami Dennis tamidennis

An upset stomach can’t be ignored – go ahead, try it – but that doesn’t mean you should panic either, as those of us who have spent too much time Googling our various aches and pains are wont to do. “If it lasts for a day or two, it’s usually nothing to worry about,” said Dr. […]

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Tags: alarm features, blood in the stool, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, difficulty swallowing, digestive diseases, Dr. Carl Nordstrom, Dr. Eric Esrailian, duodenum, esophageal problems, heartburn, persistence of symptoms, small intestine