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is it true that mango helps acid reflux

A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: There are a variety of fruits including ripe mango which can be of some benefit to patients with acid reflux, possibly because of the digestive enzyme ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maybe.: Try it and see. In general it is sound advice to avoid whatever worsens your gerd and many patients report that fruit juice or fresh fruit make it wor ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico
10 years experience Internal Medicine
No : No it is not true. Some people might notice a chronic cough but do not choke.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Reflux is due to malfunction of lower esophageal sphincter, increased abdominal pressure - usually due to obesity. See this site for more info. http: ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Folk Medicine: Apple cider has been used in Folk Medicine for indigestion and reflux.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
True: Some patients need the medications for months.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
From : From a medical perspective i believe the apple cider does not "eat the acid" from the stomach. He should take an over the conter anti-acid medication ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is not related to insufficient acid production.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Bergstein
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: This is correct. If you are having regular reflux/heartburn, please see your doctor and consider having a "scope.".
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nelson
22 years experience Neurology
May reduce B12: Medications that reduce acid production in the stomach may reduce our absorption of vitamins because we don't digest food as well. Some people also n ... Read More
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