Drugs that block acid in your stomach may be causing other unintended consequences.

These medications, such as: Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium, etc are not meant to be used long-term. In addition to increasing risk for fractures, osteoporosis, intestinal infections, vitamin deficiencies, and pneumonia, a new study shows that they might also increase risk of heart disease.  We recommend working with an integrative practitioner on figuring out why you have symptoms of heartburn and utilizing natural therapies, when possible, to alleviate and correct the problem.

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