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Tune in to our radio show on your local public radio station, or sign up for the podcast and listen at your leisure. Here’s what it’s about:
Heartburn, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, flatulence and diarrhea are distressingly common. What can be done for these digestive woes?
Millions of people take medicines to reduce acid such as Nexium, Prilosec or Prevacid. They may find that stopping such drugs can be a challenge. Are the acid-suppressors overused? What other options work against reflux?
We harbor millions of bacteria in our guts. How does the microbiome affect our digestive health? Does our diet have an impact?
Guest: Linda Lee, MD, is director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine and Digestive Center. She is also clinical director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Her website is www.hopkinsintegrative.org
The podcast of this program will be available the Monday after the broadcast date. The show can be streamed online from this site and podcasts can be downloaded for free for four weeks after the date of broadcast. After that time has passed, digital downloads are available for $2.99. CDs may be purchased at any time after broadcast for $9.99.