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Heartburn and Heart Pain in the Elderly

Heartburn and Heart Pain in the Elderly

Chest pain in seniors is always a cause for concern as they are at a greater risk of serious conditions like a heart attack. Although pain in the chest can be associated with the airways, lungs and even the large blood vessels connected to the heart, the two types of chest pain that are commonly […]

GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) Causes in the Elderly

Acid reflux is one of the most common acute upper gastrointestinal problems in adults of all ages. It often arises as an isolated incident after overeating, vigorous physical activity after a heavy meal and with excessive alcohol consumption. In most of these instances it is not a cause for concern and over-the-counter antacids are sufficient […]

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