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The main difference between functional medicine and evidence-based medicine

Alex Lickerman, MD | Physician | November 8, 2018 Figuring out what’s actually true is far harder than most people realize. Our brains are both hypothesis-generating machines and incredibly credulous. As a result, most of the things we believe to be true turn out to be false. We don’t just mistakenly believe that vaccines cause… Read More »

What is the difference between methylprednisolone and prednisone?

Methylprednisolone and prednisone are both corticosteroid medications. They have similar effects on the body but differ in their available forms and some of the side effects they cause. Both medications reduce inflammation, and people use them to relieve the symptoms of many health conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus, and eczema. In this article,… 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 »