... before prescribing such meds long term. There are side effects with them as they interfere in digestion of essential vitamins and minerals such as calcium. ... (4 replies)
... Well, weight lifting and excessive work outs can contribute to Gerd. The pressure on the sphincter is a factor
Food/drink triggers are
Citrus (1 replies)
... Okay you guys,
I am a 20 year old male. My mom has had GERD for about a year and a half now, and she just recently managed to get it under control, and now doesn't deal with as many problems. I never dealt with it until this point, so I was completely caught off guard.
Strep throat has been going around at my college, so I don't know if it's simply a mix of that or what.... (1 replies)
... but I'm fine now. Haven't had a single reflux episode, don't feel bloated, don't need elevate the bed anymore and after some weeks I'll be able to eat foods that I couldn't before. ... (24 replies)
... Posted before, re-posting with update, need advice.
I had been on 40 mg Nexium for about 3 1/2 years. Stopped for a few months at one point, went back on. I was taking it 20 mg twice a day for a year, in the idea of weaning off.
My brand name Nexium was changed to generic in July.
I was able to drink alcohol, coffee, a little spice here and there, chocolate no... (3 replies)
... ood and had trouble with my stomach. After this last time, I took lots and lots of aloe vera and things are settling down. I feel that the medications for acid reflux are nothing but a quick band aid, meaning they only work for a short time, while aloe vera HEALS. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Danabarb. I'm 65 and a barium swallow shows a small HHERNIA and an endoscopy shows 2 small non-cancerous polyps but 2 small erosion in the lining of my stomach. Test are negative for Hpilori. I started 2wks ago on Protonix but my stomach burns and now my intestines burn also. It feels like it's spreading! They want me to try another drug but after reading your post I think... (14 replies)
... You've had GERD for years, what are the symptoms you have developed recently that you describe as acid reflux as opposed to GERD? ... (4 replies)
... supplements. I've had GERD for years and take Prilosec but lately I've been having acid reflux. I can't remember when it started but wondered if my adding those Vitamins be causing it. ... (4 replies)
... Seeing a doctor can let you know. I have seen my gastro many times over the years for my stomach issues and gastritis. 2 months ago after trying different vitamins for relaxation, one of them ripped my stomach apart and all of a sudden i started having burning in my throat daily. ... (8 replies)
... ng and decided not to use them. Instead I took Zantac, but have now stopped that as I feel my gastritis is pretty well healed, and I am working on the nighttime reflux with the other methods mentioned in my previous post. ... (7 replies)
... Silent Reflux seems like a pretty scary thing. I dont know which way to turn and am deeply frustrated and afraid. any thing youcan offer will be greatly appreciated. ... (7 replies)
... This is what I do:
Dietary changes and supplements for gastritis:
1. Reduce or eliminate if possible acidic and acid forming foods like tomato products, coffee, tea, most citrus fruits(some say lemon is OK), reduce alcohol, and spicy foods like onion and garlic and peppers. Yes, I know - life is not worth living without onion and garlic, but this is only temporary until... (7 replies)
... Randy, Please note vachilly's story. While all the pains you feel could be from acid reflux alone, many are also typical of gall bladder problems, particularly the shoulder and rib pain. ... (8 replies)
... I have Reflux,Gastritis and IBS im looking for supplements/herbs/vitamins that can help me because i have all 3 of these things its hard to find things that work for one but wont hurt the other
i have heard of many things that say help ibs but can cause reflux or gastritis problems and vice versa
any help with this would be greatly appreciated because as im sure some of... (7 replies)
... had all bacteria, salt, chlorine, fluoride, chemicals, minerals and all other impurities removed. At any rate this is what I purchase from the supermarket. I add vitamins and minerals to my diet via food sources and vitamin supplements to compensate for any reduction in essential beneficial properties of water. ... (6 replies)
... Reading your post you could have H Pylori bacteria. Make sure to ask your doctor to check. When I take fish oil it also triggers acid reflux even went to ER because I did not understand what was going on. ... (12 replies)
... ur own and get the full benefits of the fruit. Jumex also makes natural fruit juices that are known to help with reflux, are low in sodium and high in minerals, vitamins and iron depending on the fruit. I love their mango and Guava juices. They also make them in peach, pear, strawberry and other flavors. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for sharing your tales folks.
I still haven't switched to Zantac, although I have 2 boxes with me and am going to take a standard OTC dose of 75mg shortly, as I read it's best to take an hour before dinner, as it can take 30-60mins to take effect. Going to see how that goes, I won't up the dosage without speaking to a Dr.
From when I posted, it's been a mixed... (11 replies)
... I can not handle vitamins now, they make me much worse
but I'll try introducing more vegetable into my diet
did you feel like the fresh ones or cooked vegetable helped you more? (6 replies)