Heartburn | Knee Replacement Surgery | Antidepressants


August 5, 2020

scientific diagram of esophagus and stomach


Heartburn is a painful burning feeling in your chest or throat that happens when stomach acid backs up into your esophagus, the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach. If you have heartburn more than twice a week, you may have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). But you can have GERD without having heartburn. Learn more about heartburn and what you should ask your doctor.

Deciding to Have Knee Replacement Surgery

There are many things you can do to help you decide if you should have knee replacement surgery. These may include learning about all of your options, understanding the risks, and trying other treatments. A key step is to talk to your health care provider about your quality of life and goals for surgery. Kneed to know more? Find out next week as we explore knee replacement sugery.

What Are Migraines?

Migraines are a recurring type of headache that cause moderate to severe pain often described as throbbing or pulsing in one area of your head. You may also have other symptoms, such as nausea and weakness, or sensitivity to light and sound. About 12% of Americans get migraines and they are three times more common in women. Learn more about the symptoms, treatments, and strategies to manage migraines.


Antidepressants are medicines that treat depression. They work to balance some of the natural chemicals in our brains. There are several types of antidepressants.  Once you start taking the medication, it may take several weeks for it to work.  If it doesn’t help within that time, don’t give up. You and your doctor may have to try a few before finding what works best for you. Find out more about antidepressants and selecting the one that’s right for you.

What Are Hops?

Hops are the dried, flowering part of the hop plant. They are commonly used in brewing beer and as flavoring components in foods. But did you know that hops are also used to make medicine?

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Chicken Enchilada Soup is easy to prepare in about 30 minutes.