... I was borderline underweight before do defiantly underweight now. I looked at trigger foods and I am cutting them out. Will tilt my bed as at the moment I am desperate for some relief. Thanks for the information. ... (6 replies)
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... The lungs can get damaged if we inhale acid/stomach contents due to acid reflux
Have you tried all the self help measures?
Avoiding food triggers
Small meals, none within 3 hours of bedtime
Losing weight if appropriate
Raising the head of the bed on blocks (6 replies)
... it is nice to know I'm not alone. I am currently on medical leave because I can't get out of bed for very long most days. Does anyone else experience extreme fatigue? ... (10 replies)
... My doctors appointment is coming up in two weeks from day. My problem seems to be mostly at night and in the morning or when I go long time with out food.
Not always do I have heartburn or acid feeling by the upper esophagus area. Some times it feels like a post nasal drip feeling in upper esophagus than the mouth. Like water and mucus is irritation the upper esophagus and... (7 replies)
... Try to lay off or cut back on any spicy foods, and don't eat within three hours of your bed time. Chewing gum helps your body produce saliva which aids in your body rinsing away the stomach acid. ... (3 replies)
... You need to see your Doctor. Ongoing acid reflux affecting the throat can result in Barratts Oesophagus, which can over time turn into cancer
Usually an endoscopy is ordered to determine if you're at risk
I was put on a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) medication. These can heal the throat and any gastric ulcers you may have, but you really need to address the cause. Long term... (3 replies)
... issue and a little desperate for a potential answer. Okay, so let me start with that up until a couple days ago, I was having extreme nausea only when I went to bed and layed down. I had to stay up all night. If I did manage to fall asleep, I'd wake up with the same nausea but I could get rid of it with sipping water. ... (0 replies)
... Thank you so much for writing back. Did you experience the same symptoms like I do? It's so bad it feels like I have a problem with my heart..but what makes the heart go out of whack? (2 replies)
... I was going for meals and they were usually in the mid evening and would go to bed with a full stomach.The pain that I felt when woke in the early hours was excrutiating! ... (2 replies)
... Hi guys I'm new here, I been having bad reflux or gerd don't know yet what it is, always think that there's something wrong with my heart, sometimes when I eat a lot at night when I go to bed bam my heart goes out of whack if I sleep on my left side it gets worst, so the sysmptoms I been experiencing is this I lay in bed my heart beats then it slows down but it feels like it... (2 replies)
... When I tried a new PPI, my GI doc always wanted me to stay on it for 4-6 weeks to see how I did. They say it takes about that long to help things heal.
Honestly, I usually knew within a couple weeks how I was going to do on the medication.
Chronic coughing and breathing problems were my worst reflux symptoms. If you are coughing because the acid is hitting you throat... (7 replies)
... Wow, that sounds awful. I have pretty much the same thing, just no pain mess because they had made it worse. but yeah, definitely wasn't going to try any juices, they always have way too much acid. I do have a gastro appointment on the 7th so if they surprisingly do something helpful I'll let you know & see if you can try it! (10 replies)
... Hi, I'm am dealing with almost the same thing except they can't find the problem, it's been 3 yrs. 2 gastros, a psych, I was on pain meds for 15 yrs, thought that was it so I was detoxed Mar 22, wasn't it, that was worse than a c section btw.
I find lorazapam or xanax will help at times. Ginger gum, cinnamon toast is the only thing I can eat and that's not til 10 am or so.... (10 replies)
... The typical dose for GERD is 40 mg per day. ... (3 replies)
... tuck a scope down my nose and said Silent Reflux. I was out in about 10 mins with an RX for PPI meds. It has been a week on the meds, raised bed, following the gerd diet and doing everything to balance my PH levels. ... (0 replies)
... The elevated bed seems a common suggestion, and makes a lot of sense I guess from keeping acid down. ... (0 replies)
... up after eating. For example, I only had pain for many years after 10 hours of not eating. I tried to go to bed with a full stomach to avoid that, and rushed to eat breakfast to feel better. ... (7 replies)
... It could be Laryngopharyngeal or GERD not sure. ... (7 replies)
... hi . I'm thinking of getting an adjustable bed for gerd. ... (8 replies)