... I have suffered from GERD for years.....have you trying hoisting your bed up at head level? ... (2 replies)
... n a row with little to no sleep, I found my entire life revolved around this terrible, terrible thing. "I'll just stop eating!" I'd say to myself. Or "If I go to bed at 8pm, at least I'll have a chance to get SOME sleep." Did I mention I had to sleep on one of those wedges... ... (2 replies)
... Since December I've had the worst flare up of gerd immaginable and am due for a scope July 2nd which is four days from now. ... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone, Ive been a keen reader of GERD and Nissen topics for a while and have always found everyones encouragement, advice and stories both heart warming and very informative. ... (1 replies)
... Hi I've been dealing with it over 2 yrs. But I have constant nausea. I was on a prescription but then told me to take prilosec Otc twice a day. Still nausea. But I would recommend following previous posters suggestions. Elevating head of bed a few inches, following acid reflux/Gerd diet (no juices, tomatoes, fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, etc) you could probably get... (2 replies)
... Hope someone comes along to help
I only suffer from nightime reflux in bed so take mine at night
Please be wary about taking PPI's in high doses long term (2 replies)
... I've had the symptoms for almost 5 months. I'm 1 week into trying to not eat spicy food, not drink, and eat dinner earlier (instead of right before bed).
I'm taking a prescription Prilosec daily.
How long will it take to feel better? (i.e. chest pain subside, esophagus imflammation calm down so I'm not hoarse all the time).
Thanks. (1 replies)
... Its been a few years of hell taking what ever I can to get my self out of the bed and pharmacist treating me like a drug addict. ... (2 replies)
... GORD, in February, although I have been suffering symptoms since October 2013. I am having a very hard time believing my symptoms are GERD not something sinister or heart related. I suffer with severe health anxiety and have trust issues with doctors, which doesn't help. ... (3 replies)
... many small gastric ulcers attributed to large doses of prescribed NSAIDs at age 19, but wasn't diagnosed with GERD then. ... (12 replies)
... roduct that I'm convinced cured my acid reflux problem is Aloe Vera the medicinal plant. I like others suffered with this horrible illness, was unable to eat and bed ridden some days due to pains and generally feeling unwell. ... (11 replies)
... Hi kay, My best friend has LPR & mostly difficulty breathing not eating but has been some better after taking a new medicine called dexilant & also sucralfate liquid & both are prescriptions from her dr. & she has raised the head of her bed on vegetable cans, about 4-5 inches & uses a foam wedge while sleeping to keep her head & throat elevated so acid cant roll back over... (2 replies)
... Hi kay, My best friend has LPR & mostly difficulty breathing not eating but has been some better after taking a new medicine called dexilant & also sucralfate liquif both are prescriptions from her dr. & she has raised the head of her bed on vegetable cans, about 4-5 inches & uses a foam wedge while sleeping to keep her head & throat elevated so acid cant roll back over... (2 replies)
... I just wanted to share with you real quick. I have had acid reflux and GERD since I was a child. I like Zantac but my Dr told me I needed to take a pump inhibitor like Prilosec everyday for the rest of my life. ... (2 replies)
... hi . I'm thinking of getting an adjustable bed for gerd. ... (8 replies)
... I would raise the head of your bed by 6"
It isn't good to just use pillows as that folds your body in half, a wedge pillow would be best if you can't do the bed thing
Don't eat late (9 replies)
... You have LPR; you have GERD. They are both acid-reflux disease with only one difference: the primary location of the symptoms and damage. They both have exactly the same root cause: stomach acid traveling up your esophagus. Two reasons for this: 1.) your sphincters do not close properly and 2.) you have a hiatal hernia. There could also be an improper function of the... (3 replies)
... uits and salads and prefer fish and chicken. Although once in a while I used to eat spicy food, it has been out altogether for years. I sleep with the head of my bed raised. ... (1 replies)
... stomach. Until you go for your appt try another over the counter antacid. Take it first thing in the morning before breakfast. You can take another one before bed too. See if that gives you relief. Sleep propped up on pillows or in a recliner if you can. Good luck to you! ... (4 replies)
... It all started with a sore throat every morning that ended up being a GERD diagnosis after the first endoscopy. I went through the paces with stuffy nose, sore throat, and ear pain. ... (5 replies)