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Are probiotics or digestive enzymes effective for gerd?

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Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management 34 years experience
Possibly: Probiotics can generate new "good" bacteria in your gut and digest foods more e3ffectively and may decrease incidence of gerds. It depends what is causing gerds. If you have h. Pylori bacteria inyour stomach, you are more suceptible to gerds and probiotics will not wor. If you have a hiatal hernia , you are more susceptible to gerds and probiotics will not work.
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