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04/27/2017
Try to avoid eating an hour or two before heading to bed. The first thing you need to think about this Cinco de Mayo is when to stop eating! Try your best not to have that late night meal. Although everyone reacts differently to certain things, eating too soon before going to sleep can cause acid reflux; It’s like swimming too soon after you eat.... Read More
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04/06/2017
Stress is a common trigger for acid reflux. With Tax Day just around the corner, we understand that stress levels may be a tad higher than usual. That is why we’ve compiled a list of relaxation techniques that you can use to help avoid triggering your reflux.   Take Deep Breaths When you start to feel yourself becoming stressed, take a moment to... Read More
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12/14/2016
Preliminary results of a new study out of Denmark suggest the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) could be linked to incidences of ischemic stroke in patients. It’s one more study in a growing body of evidence that these drugs, intended to help curtail the effects of throatburn, too often do more harm than good. An ischemic stroke happens when an... Read More
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11/30/2016
Sometimes patients come to us asking for a solution to a painful problem. “I have really bad throatburn,” they explain, “but no heartburn. Is that normal?” In fact, this is all too common. What these men and women are describing is laryngopharyngeal reflux, which frequently allows acid to creep into the esophagus yet is often known as “silent... Read More
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11/21/2016
Until now, few wearable devices have addressed the challenging medical condition of throatburn due to acid reflux. Far from being a negligible condition, acid reflux that produces throatburn is painful and often prevents sufferers from getting a good night’s sleep. Often medications, such as PPIs that are increasingly tied to serious long-term... Read More
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11/21/2016
If you have suffered from throatburn for any length of time, chances are good you’re fed up with the pain and discomfort it causes. You might have even considered acid reflux surgery as a last resort. But consider the problems surgery can pose. First, surgery is invasive. It likely requires tools and technology that will perform incisions and... Read More
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11/21/2016
For too many patients suffering from throatburn, PPIs just don’t make sense. That’s because in 30 to 55 percent of cases, PPIs are clinically proven to not work. Would you take a taxi if it only arrived at its destination less than half of the time? Or would you buy groceries from a store that promised to provide you with uncontaminated food in... Read More
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11/21/2016
If you suffer from acid reflux, chances are good you aren’t willing to wait weeks or even days for some sort of relief from the pain. You need relief within a matter of hours—sooner, if possible. Traditionally, patients and doctors have turned to PPIs, a category of medication that shuts down acid production in the body. But did you know new... Read More
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11/21/2016
If you’ve ever tried to sleep sitting up, the simple fact is that it sucks! Whether you’re lying in a recliner or propped up with pillows on your bed, it’s a major inconvenience. More than that, sleeping sitting up prevents you from getting a good night’s sleep. Sadly, though, throatburn created by acid reflux forces too many patients to try their... Read More
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08/29/2016
Greetings from Somna Therapeutics, If you or a loved one has ever suffered from osteoporosis, you know how frightening the condition can be. As we lose bone mass, we run a greater risk of experiencing a bad break or fracture. Brittle bones can mean surgery, weeks in rehabilitation and limited mobility. Yet troubling new research suggests this... Read More
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