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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Varies: Every individual is different in which what frequency that the have gerds. If you have a paraesophagael hernia or sliding hiatal hernia, you may have ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is chronic: Gerd is caused by a weal muscle in the lower esophagus, so it is often a life long illness although the heart burn type of symptoms will go away as lo ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Depends: It depends on your individual case and precipitating factors. Its made worse with fried and fatty foods, it also is worse with large meals. Some peopl ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
No, but: Generally speaking, anxiety does not cause gerd, but anxiety can cause gastrointestinal symptoms that mimic gerd. To the extent that a person's gerd-l ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Posture is not likely to be the problem. It may be related to hyperacidity, hiatal hernia or other GI problem. You should definitely see a GI doctor ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
GERD: Maybe yes and maybe no. If the gerd is totally due to the baby and enlarged uterus and weight gain, then it may go away after delivery and weight los ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: However, there are effective medications that can treat it.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Anything that: Causes increased intra abdominal pressure is bad for gerd. Nothing is a guarantee, but changing your posture is simple enough--try it, maybe it would ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Diazepam: If tapering was done gradually, yes the symptoms will subside over time. Also, discuss with your prescribing doctor other alternatives to treat anxiet ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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The episode you: Describe would not be unusual for someone with curd and anxiety also has a state of being totally deconditioned. Please see your family doctor and get ... Read More
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