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Originally published January 3 2005

Gastric-acid reflux drugs increase risk of pneumonia

by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor

No surprise here: by reducing stomach acid, these antacid drugs create an environment that supports the growth of infectious agents. When they find their way into the lungs, pneumonia may result. It's one more reason to stop using prescription drugs to treat symptoms and, instead, start addressing the core health needs of patients.

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