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Dr. Duncan Miller

Dr. Duncan Miller

MD
Family Doctor
Vancouver, BC
Q:

How can I reduce my risk of reflux?

A:

You can do a few things to help lower your chances of having reflux. Maintaining a healthy weight, limiting your alcohol and caffeine intake, and quit smoking. Also, it's not a good idea to eat right before laying down at bedtime since that can help food come up more easily.

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What Causes Heartburn or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease?

Dr. Bassam Masri

Dr. Bassam Masri

MD, FRCSC
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Vancouver, BC
Q:

What is developmental dysplasia?

A:

Developmental dysplasia is a problem with the hip development in young girls. It happens when a girl is born with a shallow socket in the hip joint, and this can lead to pain and degeneration as the hip bone continues to develop through adolescence. This degeneration at an early age can ultimately lead to osteoarthritis developing.

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Developmental Causes of Hip Bone Pain

Dr. John Fleetham

Dr. John Fleetham

MD, FRCPC , Asthma Specialist
Respirologist
Vancouver, BC
Q:

Is asthma hereditary?

A:

Asthma does tend to run in families. Often if you have an individual in a household with asthma, you will commonly see more asthma in the family. If you think you are having asthma symptoms, you should address these with your family doctor.

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What Are the Symptoms of Asthma and Who is Most Susceptible to Asthma?