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... I also have nocturnal acid reflux. I've had my bed raised 16 inches for my acid reflux. It wasn't enough, I now sleep sitting straight up. Its the only way I can keep from getting severe chest pain. ... (42 replies)
Acid Reflux
Mar 7, 2013
... Hello I am also suffering because of acid reflux. ... (4 replies)
Just acid reflux??
Feb 12, 2009
... Your symptoms could very well be acid reflux. First of all, throat cancer and Barrett's esophagus are very rare so it's unlikely that's what's causing your problem. ... (2 replies)

... The instructions provided on OTC Prevacid and Prilosec are primarily intended for treating mild, occasional acid reflux without the advice of a physician. ... (6 replies)
... What you describe sounds like acid reflux. You need to see a doctor and get some treatment. In the meantime you could try some lifestyle changes. ... (3 replies)
... What you describe sounds like acid reflux. You need to see a doctor and get some treatment. In the meantime you could try some lifestyle changes. ... (3 replies)
... You can still suffer from it despite taking all the measures ie avoiding food triggers, raising the head of the bed, smaller meals, not eating late, no tight clothes and losing weight if appropriate... ... (1 replies)
... Not all people with hiatal hernia have acid reflux. ... (1 replies)
Acid Reflux
Jan 11, 2013
... I see from your post that you're having a wretched time. Getting the medication right for acid reflux seems to take some time. I've tried all the proton pump inhibitors before finding the right one. I have a sympathetic doctor who listens and works with me. ... (4 replies)
... I know I have acid reflux, and have tried the otc meds off and on but they don't seem to be working that well. ... (5 replies)
... it gets...i take a zantac or pepcid every so often,.,I have been trying to do the natural route since i cut my dosage down...like DGL abd B vitamins, as well as acid reflux tea and bee propolis, as well as a complete change in my diet..no junk food...very little dairy, lots of salad and chicken and fish, some fruits... ... (13 replies)
... inches off the ground will keep the acid from going into the esophagus. It has really really helped me, and might help some of you. Try it out. ... (1 replies)
... Hi There, Sorry you are dealing with health issues on top of everything else. The "lump in the throat" is most certainly due to GERD, or acid reflux. It is actually a fairly common symptom. ... (3 replies)
... ernia for about 25 yrs. At first I just took Mylanta or something similar until I just gagged on it one day. That was the beginning of my learning to manage my acid reflux. ... (3 replies)
Raising your bed
Dec 19, 2004
... My Dr said I need to have the bed raised at least 6 to 8 inches do to my acid reflux, meds still are not doing the trick yet and with barrett's I'm getting scared. the cells have not changed and I want to keep it that way. ... (1 replies)
... inches to help with my acid reflux. He said just raising my head with pillows or using a wedge are not as effective because they through the esophogus out of allignment. I found some blocks to raise my bed 5 inches. ... (5 replies)
... What you have sounds like acid reflux to me. PPIs can take a while to work so keep taking them. Can you get hold of some Gaviscon to take as well? ... (1 replies)
... can also increase acid secretion. Chocolate and caffeine are definitely triggers for me. ... (1 replies)
... Try raising the head of his bed on 6" blocks Not eating within 3-4 hours before bed helps Tell him to sleep on his left side When his throat is irritated chewing gum promotes saliva which neutralises acid I take a low dose PPI in the morning and 2 tablespoons of liquid Gaviscon Double Action before bed And I have a tumbler of warm (not hot) water before bed and in the... (6 replies)
... I daresay I would be amazed if any medical doctor would admit that low acid may be our problem, because they have a book in which they look up symptoms and then offer the drug that was created for that symptom. Don't get me wrong. ... (19 replies)


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