High-Dose Heartburn Meds Linked To Stroke

HEARTBURN MEDICATION LINKED TO STROKE Proton pump inhibitors treat heartburn, but according to a study these drugs increase people's overall stroke risk by more than 20%.   A popular category of heartburn medications – including Nexium, Prevacid, Prilosec & Protonix – may increase your risk of stroke, a new study suggests.  The study lead author is …