After taking medication for years to control his heartburn, Drew Mace wanted a permanent solution. He opted to undergo anti-reflux surgery at FMC – and hasn’t touched his medication since.
As with many cancers, esophageal cancer has a greater chance of being treated if the cancer is caught early. The key to surviving esophageal cancer is early detection.
Most esophageal cancer is not found until it begins to cause symptoms, which can lead to more difficulty with treatment due the advanced stage of the cancer. Getting to know the warning signs of esophageal cancer is an important part of early detection.
For some, it’s impossible to not be aware of GERD (or gastroesophageal reflux disease) – for 1 in 5 Americans, it is a daily struggle. This article explains what GERD is and explains common symptoms.
Although the holidays are a common time for indulgent eating, there are a number of things you can do to reduce your heartburn symptoms while still enjoying the festivities this year.
Congratulations to FMC’s Heartburn Center for performing 100 LINX procedures. The 100th procedure was performed on May 20th by Jeffrey Yenchar, M.D., medical director of the Heartburn Center.
Tired of letting the pain and discomfort of heartburn run his life, Columbus firefighter Kelly Storts turned to the Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center for a solution.
Melissa Straits will never forget that time in her life when almost everything she ate would make her sick. Heartburn surgery put an end to Melissa Straits’ acid reflux, and now mealtimes are a piece of cake.
Several months ago, it was almost guaranteed that wherever Dora Kern went, a bottle of antacids went with her.
Heartburn was keeping Priscilla Fitzsimmons from the food she loved – until she found relief through the Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center.
When Marilyn Stephenson is asked to describe what life was like with chronic heartburn, a condition that plagued her for years and even landed her in the hospital, the word “chaos” always immediately comes to mind.
Healthy Habits, with Tonya Mundy, RN
Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center