- Scleroderma Scleroderma — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms and treatment of disorders that involve skin hardening.
- Hiatal hernia Hiatal hernia — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, surgery and other treatments for this stomach hernia.
- Heartburn or chest pain: When is it heart attack? Learn the potentially lifesaving difference between heartburn and heart attack.
Tests and diagnosis
- Upper endoscopy Upper endoscopy — Overview covers definition, risks, results of GI diagnostic procedure
- Esophageal manometry Esophageal manometry — Overview covers definition, what to expect, results of this esophageal function test.
- X-ray X-ray — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this diagnostic test.
- Difficulty swallowing Difficulty swallowing — Comprehensive overview covers causes, treatment of this potentially serious condition.
- Barrett's esophagus Barrett's esophagus — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment of disorder caused by stomach acid reflux.
Treatments and drugs
- Breast-feeding and medications: What's safe? Breast-feeding and medications — Understand which medications are safe to take while breast-feeding.
- Laryngotracheal reconstruction Laryngotracheal reconstruction surgery — Comprehensive overview covers why it's done and what's involved with the procedure.
Lifestyle and home remedies
- How much sleep do you really need? The usual advice is eight hours a night, but many factors, such as age and genetics, influence how much shut-eye you need.
- Counting calories: Get back to weight-loss basics Calories count — Try these calorie-cutting basics to get a handle on your weight.
- Relaxation techniques: Try these steps to reduce stress Relaxation techniques — Learn ways to reduce stress and bring more calm into your life.
- Quit smoking: Proven strategies to help you quit Quit smoking — Call on these strategies and resources to help you reach your smoke-free goal.
- Weight loss: 6 strategies for success Weight loss — Help make your weight-loss goals a reality with these six strategies.
- Acupuncture Acupuncture — Overview covers definition, risks, benefits of this alternative treatment.