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... 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! (9 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.... (9 replies)

... These symptoms sound like they are caused by insufficient acid - the result of taking acid suppresant medication. (2 replies)
... ng a lot lately too and have a sore throat when it really gets bad. I also have trouble breathing, but I have asthma too. The asthma isn't nearly as bad as the gerd though. Are you staying away from spicy and acidic foods? ... (22 replies)
... and watch what I eat in terms of GERD trigger foods. I also stopped Famotidine cold turkey upon receiving the Omeprezole Rx. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Lprbegone, thank you for your helpful post, l first got my LPR after a huge greasy meal and going to bed soon after it. l"ve suffered from GERD , and a hiatal hernia for many many years. 10 weeks ago l had my Nissen surgery and its working very well! ... (4 replies)
... I was very surprised to see how much time I was staying awake, so I am wondering if this can be attributed to GERD since it is not a breathing issue. I also snore a lot, which I've read can be attributed to GERD. ... (13 replies)
... I was very surprised to see how much time I was staying awake, so I am wondering if this can be attributed to GERD since it is not a breathing issue. I also snore a lot, which I've read can be attributed to GERD. ... (13 replies)
... hi . I'm thinking of getting an adjustable bed for gerd. ... (8 replies)
... I have suffered from GORD for 12 years now and am at present taking x1 30mg tablet of Lansoprazole (switched from Omeprazole) because my symptoms just lately have been getting worse. I am due to have an endoscopy once my appointment comes through. What i would like to know is whether others experience similar symptoms to me, i've listed them below:- 1) As soon as i... (2 replies)
... t he wants me to strictly follow a regime for 6 weeks. It's pretty basic. No acidic foods at night, do not eat at least 2 hours before bed, raise the head of the bed by 6 inches, take losec twice a day 1 hour before meals. He also mentioned another reason for the chronic sore throat and throat tightness, voice misuse. ... (9 replies)
... I'll def try to prop my head up tonight and see if that helps and I'll take a tums right now before I go to bed and see if THAT helps. As for the diet changes, I guess it's time for me to grow up and start taking care of my body, right? ... (3 replies)
... I'll def try to prop my head up tonight and see if that helps and I'll take a tums right now before I go to bed and see if THAT helps. As for the diet changes, I guess it's time for me to grow up and start taking care of my body, right? ... (3 replies)
... Thank you for the tips, the problem is I already have been following this, that's why my gastroenterology, decided not to prescribe PPI, and told me to keep using Gaviscon during the night since during the day I have not big issues except for clearing my throat, I will get the PH 24 Hours test. Can you have LPR for 2 years without any damage inside? Everything inside my... (7 replies)
... You can have reflux into your throat without having pain or heartburn. Most often, your doctor can diagnose Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease or LPR by examining your throat and vocal cords with a rigid or flexible telescope. You can try some simple measures to help. Lose weight if you need to and don't wear right clothes. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, chocolate, tomatoes,... (7 replies)
Gerd/acid reflux
Feb 9, 2015
... Make sure you do not lie down at least 3 hours after eating and maybe look at raising the head of your bed by about 6 inches using bricks or something. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you I shall see how I get on. My biggest problem is eating enough to satisfy my stomach. Im constantly hungry but cant eat much at the moment. Its been like that for weeks. And im back to work tomorrow which worries me as I dont have alot of energy (12 replies)
... Hi chrispyzs, Sorry you had a bad night. Make sure you don't lie too flat at night, I have two real plump pillows. If it's reflux you need to be elevated in bed. Another thing that I thought of and you get pain with that was H.Pylori. I had that two years ago. Your Dr might be trying you on a PPI to see how things work out but if there is no improvement I think he will... (12 replies)
... Hi there, Stacboz. I am the original poster of this thread, and sorry to say, I am still suffering with this condition. I have yet to find a medication or diet to relief all or even most of my symptoms. It has been a real strain because I am practically obsessing about this disease every day. The medication that has helped me the most is Gaviscon Advance anise flavor (not... (14 replies)


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