Acid reflux and sleep disorders: Both can be hidden

What is acid reflux? Acid reflux, more commonly referred to as heartburn, occurs when stomach contents repeatedly flow backward into the esophagus. This can happen at any time of day. A muscle known as the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) attaches at the lower end of...

Why our veterans can’t sleep

Our military service corps (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard, and Navy) are valued for their sacrifices— while on the ground, in the air, seagoing, or behind the computer at a command center during tense encounters. They face combat, sleep...