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COPD and Obesity: Is There a Dose-Response Relationship in Nonsmokers?

December 21, 2018 Share this content: Individuals who have never smoked are still at risk for COPD, particularly individuals with class I, II, and III obesity. A potential risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is obesity, but factors linking obesity to COPD in never-smokers have not received much attention, according to an analysis… Read More »

Is there a link between heartburn and gas?

Heartburn and gas can occur together. Although one does not cause the other, they may make each other worse. Certain underlying conditions can potentially cause both heartburn and gas. In these cases, treating the underlying condition will help relieve both the gas and heartburn. A person can have heartburn or gas independently of each other.… Read More »