Medical Alert: Preventing heartburn

DEBORAH: 7:17 WE'RE TALKING ABOUT HEARTBURN IN THE MEDICAL ALERT

WHEN ELSE ARE WE GOING TO ENCOUNTER IT THAN THIS WEEK WHEN WE OVEREAT YOU ARE THE BOARD CHAIRMAN OF THE ESOPHAGEAL CANCER ACTION NETWORK? THAT'S RIGHT DEBORAH: NICE TO SEE YOU WHEN DO WE KNOW IT IS PART OF SOMETHING MORE SERIOUS LET'S GET IT OUT OF THE WAY BEFORE WE GET INTO THE HEARTBURN THAT PEOPLE WILL EXPERIENCE DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON? HOW DO YOU KNOW IF IT IS SOMETHING ELSE? IF HEARTBURN SYMPTOMS PERSIST IF THEY ARE THERE EVERY DAY, THAT'S A WARNING SIGN TO SEE A NURSE PRACTITIONERS

IF FOOD STICKS OR STOPS, THAT'S NOT GOOD WEIGHT LOSS IS A PROBLEM OTHER SYMPTOMS CAN BE SIGNS OF HEARTBURN, THINGS LIKE THROAT CLEARING, HOARSENESS, WHEEZING, THESE ARE ALL THINGS THAT ARE NOT NORMAL IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING THAT, GO TO YOUR PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN FIRST? YES DEBORAH: ALL RIGHT

LET'S TALK ABOUT PREVENTING HEARTBURN DURING THANKSGIVING YOU HAVE A NUMBER OF TIPS FOR US THE FIRST IS SCHEDULE YOUR MEAL IN THE AFTERNOON I'M WITH US ON THAT CHECK

DON'T LIE DOWN RIGHT AFTER EATING YOU WANT TO VISIT WITH YOUR FAMILIES MAYBE DON'T GO SNEAK AND TAKE A NAP RIGHT AWAY DEBORAH: MAYBE LET YOURSELF DIGEST FOR A HALF AN HOUR TWO OR THREE HOURS BEFORE LYING DOWN IS BEST

DEBORAH: PEOPLE ARE LAUGHING IN THE STUDIO THINKING THEY ARE GOING TO PASS OUT SIT IN A RECLINER AVOID OVER EATING DOCTOR

DOCTOR PUT LESS ON YOUR PLATE ENJOY YOUR FOOD MORE DEBORAH: USE A SMALLER PLATE THAT WILL HELP; RIGHT? IT CAN

DEBORAH: IT CAN DRINK IN MODERATION IT IS A GOOD THING DEBORAH: OKAY YOU ARE FUNNY

THE LAST THING THAT YOU SAID IS EAT DESSERT AN HOUR OR TWO AFTER THE MEAL I THINK THAT'S A GOOD ONE TOO WE'RE ALL SO FULL AFTER AN AMAZING THANKSGIVING DINNER WHY NOT WAIT A LITTLE BIT AND ENJOY, DIGEST, GO BACK , AND HAVE DESSERT DEBORAH: I'M GOING TO TRY TO DO THREE OF THESE THINGS

I'M NOT GOING TO TELL YOU WHICH ONE LET ME ASK YOU ABOUT YOUR THANKSGIVING YOU ARE THE BIG COOK MY WIFE IS A BIG COOK I GET TO COOK THE TURKEY

DEBORAH: YOU DEEP FRY IT? I DO IT IS VERY GOOD DEBORAH: YOU ARE JUST COMING IN AND SPEAKING EVERYBODY'S LANGUAGE HERE YOU HAVE THIS GREAT SMILE THAT SAYS I'M GOING TO EL YOU TO DO THIS I KNOW THE REALITY

MODERATION MODERATION DEBORAH: ALL RIGHT ANY OTHER TIPS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON? SIT BACK AND ENJOY BE WITH YOUR FAMILY

DEBORAH: LOVE IT COME BACK COME BACK AND VISIT US I ENJOY TALKING WITH YOU THANK YOU

HAPPY THANKSGIVING YOU TO AND YOUR FAMILY FIND MORE INFORMATION

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