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A 80-year-old female asked:

i have acid reflux in my larnax i forgot the name what they call it i have no heartburn but it's affected my vocal cords is there any advice you can give me to help this. i take pepsin twice a day but i don't think it's really helped.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
GERD : Gastroesophargeal Reflux Disease: Omeprazole (over the counter) is more potent and effective than Pepsid. You should also try to eat smaller, more frequent meals but avoid eating 4 hours before bedtime and try elevating the head of your bed. Nicotine and alcohol make it worse.

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