Part 2: Why Do I Have Heartburn?

In the Part 1 of this blog, we detailed how elevated stress and poor sleep routines can lead to increased heartburn. In Part 2, we want to take a moment to reflect on how weak concentrations of stomach acid, along with environmental and food allergies/sensitivities, can cause this aggravating symptom.

Part 1: Why Do I Have Heartburn?

Heartburn is commonly associated with overeating, the consumption of certain foods, especially those that are spicy or fatty, pregnancy, and obesity. Despite these frequently associated causes, many of our new patients who present with this symptom as a daily concern do not fit into one of these categories. Here at AIM, we also take into consideration other factors before we treat.

A Diabetes Discussion

  Since November 14th is World Diabetes Day, a day dedicated “to raise awareness of diabetes, its prevention and complications, and the care that people with the condition need,” we decided to sit down with Kathryn Peeden, M.D. (Dr. Katie) to discuss the Type 2 Diabetes epidemic in the United States.   AIM: Hi Dr. … Continued