... Well, with all that going on with your throat and swallowing I would have thought you'd be given an endoscopy
Proton Pump Inhibitors have their place in healing ulcers ( you might want to look in to that as the black stools may come from a bleeding ulcer) and also in protecting an oesophagus at risk of Barratts
But they are potent drugs with side effects and normally for... (1 replies)
... I would say both: It improved my reflux, but it worsened my gastritis. I'm not sure what that's worth.
I say try it once. You'll know if it helps or not, and if it hurts, just follow it with an antacid and the pain should stop pretty quick. (8 replies)
... do you still take ppis while doing that,,,and isnt that what ppis do,,lower acid levels in stomach,,,,im so confused by this...if u have gastritis or an ulcer should you be taking acv or pickles anyways.... ... (7 replies)
... esophagus. Perhaps what you really have is achlorhydric gastritis, inflammation of the stomach from lack of hydrochloric acid, since you get such relief from the vinegar and pickle juice, also full of vinegar and acidic. Have you had diagnostic testing done? ... (7 replies)
... Apple cider vinegar does not work for everyone, and the "burp test" isn't always accurate. You tried vinegar, it didn't help, now try something else. ... (8 replies)
... hi no im not as i did test for stomach acid and it showed low but do u know why the apple cider vinegar would make my gastritis hurt worse? ... (8 replies)
... i have both and at the moment im having terribil time with gastritis only living on salmon and veggies and eggs but still get sharp pains bloated when i eat and rumbling and trapped gas i did baking soda test for low stomach acid i didnt burp at all so i ordered the apple cider vinegar to try 1 tablespoon with water with meals and omg it made my gastritis worse made me feel... (8 replies)
... When I'm having more reflux than gastritis, yes, I find the vinegar helps. ... (1 replies)
... I went to health store and got cider hoping for miracle cure and natural one at that. I thought I was going to choke to death.... ... (9 replies)
... is it's making me eat better and take care of myself. I ate an orange yesterday and it did not bother me at all. I also tried a cup of warm water with 2 tsp. of apple cider vinegar, and I guess it was o.k. I'm feeling a bit better today, the "lump" I don't feel as much. But I still was choking on mucous all night. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you guys!
Riquelmy, very encouraging. I have also been taking digestive enzymes (3x/day) and probiotics. But the ACV seems to take away all of my nasty esophagitis/gastritis symptoms.
CHALUPA ~ my problem is with my LES but I have read that the ACV works for LPR also. Here's the recipe I've been using: 2 tbls. ACV (Braggs) mixed with 1/4 tsp. Arm & Hammer... (7 replies)
... Hesitate no more---it works amazingly well! It is so great to not have coughing fits anymore--they were sooo embarrasing!! I sounded really sick so people would always look at me very concerningly. I still cough but I can tell that it's not the same chronic cough that has plagued me for 20+ years. (12 replies)
... Thanks needaremedy for your explanation :) I actuallly bought me a bottle yesterday. But should I take it before or after meal? And will it also work for gastritis?
Proverb3:5, so how was it working for you so far? :confused: I am still hesitant but I am getting there :D (12 replies)
... I have had minimal gastritis for six years, considered GERD. We all seem to be suffering from the same symptoms in different degrees. ... (1 replies)
... My husband keeps telling me to try apple cider vinegar before every meal. ... (3 replies)
... I've just begun reading about Apple Cider Vinaigrette, but this confuses me. I was just diagnosed several weeks ago, after an endoscopy, of a small hiatal hernia, reflux and gastritis. ... (49 replies)
... swollen feeling near vocal cords. Started with Gastritis in January, took ppi's for that and that is when throat feeling started. ... (1 replies)
... The result of the endoscopy was Gastritis of the stomach and Duodenitis... ... (0 replies)
... elt like there was a huge weight sitting on my chest and back. During this time I also consulted with a GI dr and he scheduled an endoscopy. Results were, mild gastritis and acid reflux. His answer was to continue taking the Nexium which I did, even though it wasn't making me feel much better. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for your great tips, Chattdana! I will plan to chew the licorice before meals. Do you chew 3/day? that's the max dose written on my bottle.
It's incredible that you can wean off the zantac so fast! I've always thought that I need to give my stomach at least 4 days to adjust, and the recommended change is every 2 weeks for any change. That's why it has been a slow... (14 replies)