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Unformatted text preview: Nutrition Day 5 17:20 Heartburn Common symptom of older people Relates to stress Nothing to do with your heart Gastro esophageal reflux disease(GERD) Sympathetically mediated stress o Treatment of GERD/heartburn Reduce the acidity with acid buffers Bicarbonate Ex: alka-seltzer Acid blockers Pepto bismol (bismuth) H2 blockers (histamineneurotransmitter) o Tagamet o Zantac Proton pump inhibitors(PPI) o Prilosec o Prevacid Avoid foods and drugs that release gastrin (secretogogues) Sleeping vertically Stomach events cephalic stage o mucous secretion gastrin(one of the first hormones ever discovered) o released into blood circulation o releases by stretching wall by food bolus o modulated by parasympathetic gastrin releases o HCl Bactericide Activates pepsinogen Pepsin Gastrin also released by secretogogues o Aspirin o Ibuprofen o Smoking o Alcohol o Coffee o hot spices gastric ulcers...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2009 for the course NUTR 115 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '08