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I developed h. pylori and got rid of it now i suffer from very bad gerd. it is accompanied by severe anxiety. how can i control my health anxieties?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Anxiety: Your severe chronic anxiety must be brought under control as it affects your overall health. Your best bet is to undergo stress management therapy. For gerd, take a medication like prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole) daily,avoid spicey or fatty foods,caffeine and alcohol. If gerd awakens you, sleep with the head of your bed elevated so that your chest is higher than your abdomen. A gastroenterologist can advise yo

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