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... if there was any food, herb, vitamin.......etc. that would help keep the LES closed or tight? ... (2 replies)
... magnesium supplement to see if that might help tighten the LES. ... (8 replies)
... The first treatment I have read about is to drink a liquid calcium supplement as calcium is supposed to tighten the LES. ... (8 replies)

... Thanks for the information! I'll definitely be looking into this. (2 replies)
... The only thing I found so far while doing similar research is L-GLUTAMINE. It strengthens muscles; and the sphincters are muscles. During stress, muscles release up to 30% of glutamine so they become depleted over time. It's also good for leaky gut syndrome. (2 replies)
... Is there anything that you can take that can help strengthen the LES valve? ... (4 replies)
... you do not have a hernia and you seem to have a weak LES, have you looked at other less involved procedures such as Stretta therapy which uses radiofrequency to tighten the LES or a newer procedure is the Linx in which a magnetic ring is placed around the LES and closes the valve after food enters the stomach. ... (14 replies)
... of the day and night....Any suggestions would be great...has anyone tried coral calcium,,i have heard its supposed to help with the les to tighten it up... ... (8 replies)
... i hope this helps someone. I am very worried about cancer in my throat and am still thinking about getting surgery to tighten the sphincter but if i can do it like this it would be great. any advice would be great. ... (14 replies)
... The new doc looked at the color photos in the endoscopy report and saw the green colored bile . . . this is not acidic, and it backs up into the stomach through the pyloric valve from the small intestine. When I am really nauseated (and throwing up) I know if it is bile because it is green and really hurts the esophagus. The fact that my gall bladder (where much bile is... (13 replies)
... your issue was in fact bile reflux. I can understand bile reflux being an issue with gastritis but in the end doesn't surgery fix like fundoplication serve to tighten the LES and stop any acid or bile from refluxing into the esophagus? ... (13 replies)
... Also if i eat a very large meal i feel the food fills my stomach and then it stays in my throat as if the muscles are not pushing it down and the LES is not closing after it. ... (1 replies)
... cid reflux is sometimes caused by a neuromuscular problem with the lower esophageal sphincter. GABA is a nerve medicine. I wonder if it could actually help the LES work better? ... (34 replies)
... That's interesting; hadn't heard of it but will be doing research on the topic... I was 'almost' dx with MS around 3 years ago; wonder if there's any correlation to the GERD/LES valve?? (26 replies)
... In some people, the LES is very weak. It looks OK, but it doesn't tighten the way it should. No one knows why this occurs, but it is believed to be a neuromuscular problem. ... (26 replies)
... Meanwhile, I need to get back at the LES exercises. I tend to remember them only after I've eaten, which I think is too late. How are you doing, Jude? ... (31 replies)
... after each meal, as an aid to quicken esophageal motility and tighten the LES. ... (61 replies)
... Brien, I can't get that picture of you and your microphone out of my mind. Too funny! I know it's a serious issue, but... just shows the lengths we will go to try to help ourselves. Good for you. I don't know anything about veg cellulose powder, which surprises me, as I thought I had uncovered every doggone remedy (real or not) on the go. I've spent far too much money... (5 replies)
... that prescription drugs don't do much for LPR, since the most minute quantity of acid can damage the delicate throat tissues. So the LES and UES are the magic key. ... (61 replies)
... the Drs told me that although my acid level went down substantially, from a score of 40 to .4, they did tell me that although the surgery appeared successful, my LES was still a little bit loose. I asked if I could go back into surgery to tighten it up and the new surgeon said it was too risky. ... (119 replies)

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