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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Not direct.: I am unaware of a direct connection between sugar intake and gerd. For example high-fat meals increase gastric emptying time and this causes gerd. Thi ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Can make it worse: Excessive of sugar, especially processed sugar and corn-syrup etc...Can make your gerd/reflux worse. The stomach is designed to and capable of handlin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humaira Hashmi
24 years experience Gastroenterology
Reflux: Please describe the amount of coffee intake . How many cups of coffee , black or with dairy ?
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
GERD, Anxiety: Heartburn and indigestion can be symptoms of Anxiety. night sweats, migraines and nausea are more likely due to Anxiety caused by stressors of relatio ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
It could: Fat may increase gerd symptoms so it may help.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Diet and exercise: Only treatment that works is diet and directed exercise. Eat less then you burn off. 3500 calories to the pound. Will reduce your risk of diabetes, hi ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Spot reducing: Does not happen. We loose weight all over. You can work with a personal trainer to learn exercises to turn fat into muscle in the areas you mention. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not from GERD: LUQ episodic pain does not warrant surgery especially this is not the typical pain for GERD.. Get a 2nd opinion.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Intraabdominal weight gain is a precursor for the muscle between the esophagus and stomach to malfunction. Medications can also cause similar symptoms ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: One thing you can do to reduce your risk for heartburn and acid reflux disease is to eat low-fat, high-protein meals. Also, eat smaller meals more fre ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Dr. Jay Singh answered
31 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
The loss will help: Hiatal Hernias are common and can often exacerbate GERD. Weight is on huge (sorry for the pun) factor due to abdominal pressure. The use of alcohol al ... Read More
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