You're taking medications for heart disease, or an anti-inflammatory drug
for arthritis, or a cancer drug, and you know these drugs are helping. But
every time you take your medication, it seems like the cure is worse that the
condition. Painful heartburn flares up, from your stomach to your throat. You
may even have acid reflux -- where food and stomach acid "burps" back
up from your stomach, with that awful, irritating taste.
"Unfortunately, it's just the way that it works," says Tara O'Brien,