Geelong Medical & Health Group News

5 Home Remedies For Gout

April 4 2018

There was once a time where only the wealthy could afford to eat lots of red meat, alcohol, and other heavy, fatty foods. That’s why gout, a painful form of inflammatory arthritis that can be triggered by a rich diet, is sometimes called the “disease of kings.” Today, though, the masses can afford to overindulge—and...

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5 Home Remedies for Acid Reflux That Relieve Heartburn Fast

March 8 2018

Most people get heartburn once in a while—that achy, fiery feeling in your chest after polishing off a big, fatty meal, also known as acid reflux. What is that, exactly? “At base, reflux is stomach juice moving from the stomach up into the esophagus or further up,” says Kevin Ghassemi, MD, a gastroenterologist and associate director of clinical...

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