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... You can still suffer from it despite taking all the measures ie avoiding food triggers, raising the head of the bed, smaller meals, not eating late, no tight clothes and losing weight if appropriate... ... (1 replies)
... My reflux went worse after having my gallbladder out also... ... (7 replies)
... My doctor told me the same thing and I raised the head of our bed 7" for a while. My wife could not sleep that way and it didn't seem to be any better than the wedge pillows I used before, so I went back to a flat bed. ... (5 replies)

... but when my regular doc speculated I have reflux disease, I already had my bed on 6" cinder blocks for incline! LOL. It is for my husband in hopes of reducing his snoring. We've been sleeping this way for some 8 mos. ... (5 replies)
... inches to help with my acid reflux. He said just raising my head with pillows or using a wedge are not as effective because they through the esophogus out of allignment. I found some blocks to raise my bed 5 inches. ... (5 replies)
... I have mine raised also I agree dosent help much nut least i know my head is up when i reflux at night... ... (5 replies)
... Here's what I know after having reflux for almost a year and trying everything to stop it. ... (5 replies)
It's back
Sep 30, 2009
... ake 30 minutes before bed. She said it would help my stomach empty which might make it easier to sleep without reflux. she also suggested the other things like raising head of bed. I am going to get my husband to do that for me somehow. ... (5 replies)
High Acid Foods?
Jan 31, 2008
... I have a small hiatal hernia, which has caused me mild reflux problems for many years. ... (8 replies)
... I dispensed with my many pillows after raising the head of the bed as my Doctor said the pillow route is not ideal as it sort of folds your body up.... ... (4 replies)
... I am trying to come off PPI's because of the long term risks of losing bone density (For those unable to come off them make sure you get enough calcium and VitD and weight bearing exercise helps) Raising the head of the bed helps, you can buy bed raisers that fit on the feet Otherwise wedge pillows help, I think they're better under the mattress so you're not bent over... (4 replies)
... The only natural way I know to reduce the occurrence of Bile reflux, is to encourage the stomach to empty quicker. This may help some people. ... (3 replies)
... Lifestyle changes might help you. Weight loss helps, by encouraging the muscular valve at the lower end of the gullet to remain shut rather than lie open. ... (1 replies)
Acid Reflux
Mar 7, 2013
... Hello I am also suffering because of acid reflux. ... (4 replies)
... What you have sounds like acid reflux to me. PPIs can take a while to work so keep taking them. Can you get hold of some Gaviscon to take as well? ... (1 replies)
... ee a doctor and get some treatment. In the meantime you could try some lifestyle changes. Weight loss helps, by encouraging the muscular valve at the lower end of the gullet to remain shut rather than lie open. ... (3 replies)
... ee a doctor and get some treatment. In the meantime you could try some lifestyle changes. Weight loss helps, by encouraging the muscular valve at the lower end of the gullet to remain shut rather than lie open. ... (3 replies)
Acid Reflux
Jan 11, 2013
... I see from your post that you're having a wretched time. Getting the medication right for acid reflux seems to take some time. I've tried all the proton pump inhibitors before finding the right one. I have a sympathetic doctor who listens and works with me. ... (4 replies)
... ped my mom so i though ok great i will try it...i wish i had known then what i know now about PPI's i never would have taken them...they are very hard to get off of even only after a few months.i find stress is a BIG factor for me most of the time.. ... (13 replies)
... I appreciate what you say but most physical problems will heal if we allow our bodies to do its stuff. The right conditions need to be created within ourselves to enable healing to happen. Eating the wrong food will stiffly the process. To enable healing on this level most food need to be raw or very lightly steamed, very little protein and the correct fats. I know... (23 replies)




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