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San Jose, CA
A 45-year-old male asked:

When i get acid reflux its often for a few consecutive days. then it disappears for weeks or months. why?. no dietary changes.

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Things happen: Dietary/lifestyle choices may contribute to GERD. Certain foods/beverages such as carbinated drinks plus chocolate, peppermint, fried or fatty foods, coffee, or alcoholic beverages, may trigger reflux .Lack of sleep may play a role,position changes, emotional states may also play a role releasing hormones.Too tight clothing/ activity changes.Sometimes things just happen for no reason apparent
Last updated Feb 1, 2019


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