Acid Reflux

Heartburn Medications Are Bad For Good Bacteria

Jason Tetro | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg If you are one of the over 6 million Canadians suffering from irregular heartburn or stomach ulcers, you're probably familiar with proton pump inhibitors, or PPI. But new research suggests a non-trivial link between these commonly-prescribed heartburn medications and increased risk of infection, all because of one specific stomach bacteirum. Let's investigate.

11 Things None Of Us Should Be Eating Before Bed

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Living

It's always a terrible idea to eat a bunch of junk food before bed, and even if one cookie seems harmless, it could be doing some serious damage t...

Got a Colicky Baby? Germs Might Help

Jason Tetro | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg After just one month of receiving bacterial supplementation, babies were already showing less crying time and more regular bowel movements. By the end of the 90 days, even the effect of gastric reflux had been improved.

Ontario Man Beats Drunk Driving Charge

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada

An Ontario man has beat a drinking and driving charge with a defence of acid reflux.Phillip Coffey was stopped on Aug. 20, 2010 in Mono, Ont., as part...