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A 30-year-old member asked:

Which stops acid reflux?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
GERD: If you mean absolute stopping it, see your GI doctor about newer surgeries otherwise you may control it by diet and medication.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What can you do to stop acid reflux without acid blockers?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Talk with doctor: Do you snore? Are you tired much of the time? Are you overweight? Snoring and sleep apnea is a cause of acid reflux. Talk to your doctor and be evaluated for sleep apnea. This may help.
A 41-year-old female asked:

What is acid reflux?

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Dr. Thomas Taxman
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Regurgitation: Stomach contents that leave the stomach and go into the esophagus is the definition of reflux. If you have a normal functioning stomach then acid is present in the stomach contents. Therefore, most episodes of reflux are acid reflux. This occurs in everyone. If you have pain with these reflux events then you might have acid reflux disease.

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