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A 43-year-old male asked:

My acid reflux is always markedly worse on days when i haven't gotten much sleep. why? (note: there is no gerd keeping me awake. it's after i wake up)

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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Explanation : You right. When you are tired and not sleeping enough your stomach functionality down and you feel like acid reflux is worse on awakening. It could be different clinical presentation, but, in your case by reflux. Best wishes and good sleep.
Last updated Mar 4, 2017


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