... i have a hospital bed at home so i sleep sitting straight up. ... (12 replies)
... Rich911... I am the worst in the morning too. Sometimes I get up and think today will be different.....but, not so much. If I can work my way through the panic, I can usually breathe a little better by 10 or 11. But, if something upsets me, or if I have to spend a lot of time bending over in the morning it pretty much wrecks my day. I also burp when this all happens. Not... (12 replies)
... I could really use some help/advice, my throat is burning so much I can barely speak, I'm seriously considering learning sign language after spending most of last week writing notes to people instead of talking.
This is my first post even though I've been lurking here for a year or two, I'll try and keep it brief.
I am 35. My primary symptom is a burning at the back of... (8 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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. ... (1 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)