Woodland Hills, CA
A 45-year-old female asked:
How can one manage gerd. burping is lots and laying down makes it more worse.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
GERD in pregnancy : Suggest lifestyle changes
- eat smaller meals more regularly.
- avoid spicy foods,coffee, chocolate and tobacco.
- after eating , stay upright for 2hrs.
- raise head of bed.
- antacids eg Gaviscon.
- PPI’s have been found to be safe in recent trials.
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Pediatrics 36 years experience
Lifestyle changes: See a registered dietician - several things to do including what foods to eat, more small meals a day, stress reduction in your day to day life, etc...
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Last updated Mar 11, 2018
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