... I was officially diagnosed with GERD on October of 2012, but I had symptoms of GERD for probably 3 years prior to the diagnosis. ... (1 replies)
... I was officially diagnosed with GERD on October of 2012, but I had symptoms of GERD for probably 3 years prior to the diagnosis. ... (0 replies)
... So here goes. I know that the site is probably inundated with stories of personal experiences with GERD, but I thought I'd give it a try. Could prove to be therapeutic for me.
I am 26 YO male, probably around 150 pounds and 6 ft tall, and have been suffering with what I would say is moderate to severe acid reflux since the spring of 2010. Prior to this, i've had bouts with... (3 replies)
... First post ever. Found your site searching for GERD answers. ... (2 replies)
... ed, I felt like my acid reflux felt better. I think it had something to do with tightening my stomach muscles and being inverted. I also have tried laying on the bed with my hands on floor and bending my knees while attempting a few push ups. This also works for me. ... (0 replies)
... hi . I'm thinking of getting an adjustable bed for gerd. ... (8 replies)
... Based on the blood test results and my physician's general knowledge of GERD I omitted dairy from diet wherever possible. ... (2 replies)
... ed some but not all so I quit taking it. Mainly because of the long term damage that could be done on this stuff. I have to eat something small before going to bed otherwise I will not sleep. Is this causing my GERD? ... (3 replies)
... I also have fibromyalgia along with GERD, LPR, gastritis, large hiatus hernia. So I'm looking for an over-the-counter or natural pain med that is not an NSAID because my GI said NSAIDS are what caused my bleeding ulcers. I've been using Tylenol but that is so bad for your liver that it scares me to take it too often.
I've been reading about Zyflamed. Has anyone tried... (0 replies)
... Can they cause shortness of breath bloating swallowing difficulty and can lpr cause plugged ears and sinus presure? Also thirsty feeling, tightness in throat when swallowing? As to my other issues am still looking for an answer, hard to be positive. Thanks for asking, going back in hospital for colonoscopy, I dread the prep as I can't defacate normally now and can't pass the... (4 replies)
... Can they cause shortness of breath bloating swallowing difficulty and can lpr cause plugged ears and sinus presure? (4 replies)
... I now eat small meals very slowly, I avoid Carbonated drinks and spicy foods. I do not eat three hours before I go to bed and drink only water or peppermint tea after my last meal. ... (4 replies)
... Eat your last meal three hours before going to bed and drink nothing but plain water after the last meal. ... (2 replies)
... no heartburn, I just took it to see if it would stop me from vomiting while I was sleeping. For about 3 or 4 weeks, I could eat a Zantac, eat a snack and go to bed and I wouldnt vomit. After those couple weeks, thats when it started to get wierd. ... (2 replies)
... I think the Dexilant 60mg. is most common. It does come in 30 mg. though. It is a time released PPI. In my view, the Dexilant 60 mg per day is equivalent to taking many of the other high-dose PPI's twice per day.
My GI doc has always had me on PPI's a minimum of 4-5 weeks to see if they will actually help. (I've rotated through all of them at one point or another. My... (14 replies)
... Mucous... Thank you...
I take them separately..usually I take the Zantac in the morning and then at night. Then I take the Gaviscon if I get into trouble during the day or before bed. I do really try to stay away from the Gaviscon if I can..I hate taking anything really!
I am really working on my diet...trying to stay away from carbs/gluten and hopefully that will be a... (14 replies)
... The standard recommendations are to avoid the following:
-Coffee and other caffeinated drinks
-Citrus fruit-based juices
-Tomato based sauces
-Mint and mint-flavored foods/candies
It's also recommended that you not eat anything for at least 3 hours before going to bed, raise the head of your bed 4"-6" and try to sleep on your left... (2 replies)
... I'm trying to hold my eyes open but wind up going to bed anyway! Enjoy your weekend All. East Coast weather is supposed to be beautiful! ... (7 replies)
... You bring up a very interesting point about going to bed sooner than we should after eating. ... (7 replies)
... Needless to say went back on it as soon as I could. I am currently taking 3 meds for my reflux. Nexium, Prevacid and Domperidone. I have fibromyalgia so go to bed well before I should after eating dinner. Bed raised 6 inches, 2 pillows and have to sleep on my left side most of the time. ... (7 replies)