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I'm enemic w/acid reflux & anxiety & allergies & fibro. How would you fix me. I'm more a naturalist but do take a couple.Ativan-omeprazol iron-clariti?

I'm enemic w/acid reflux & anxiety & allergies & fibro. How would you fix me. I'm more a naturalist but do take a couple.Ativan-omeprazol iron-clariti?

You have complex: Medical condition and your expectation is unique . I believe you need to have one regular physician that you need to see and follow up regularly . It would be inappropriate to give you specific recommendation with out evaluating you properly . Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more


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Does acid reflux cause allergies or vice versa?

Does acid reflux cause allergies or vice versa?

Neither: these are two entirely separate conditions. However, if the reflux is so bad that it reflexes all the way up to the back of the throat it can produce and aggravate allergy symptoms. ...Read more

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Help please! could bronchiatal allergy cause acid reflux in food?

Help please! could bronchiatal allergy cause acid reflux in food?

The other way around: Acid reflux may cause uncontrolled bronchial asthma but not the other way around. However, if you have uncontrolled bronchial asthma requiring oral or systemic corticosteroid, acid reflux symptoms can be worse due to the side effects of steroid. ...Read more

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Will probiotics help acid reflux and allergies?

Will probiotics help acid reflux and allergies?

Maybe: Everybody is different, so they might provide some relief but currently there is no concrete evidence or scientific data to support the benefit of probiotics in either condition. ...Read more

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What to do if I have acid reflux and have other food allergies what should I buy that is healthy?

What to do if I have acid reflux and have other food allergies what should I buy that is healthy?

Food allergies: You did not specifiy what you were allergic to, but you need to avoid fatty and greasy foods, to help your reflux. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of acid reflux or milk allergy?

What are the signs and symptoms of acid reflux or milk allergy?

GERD: Acid reflux causes central sternal burning, bloating, excessive burping and pain. It can be positional and worse at nighttime. Milk allergy is different from lactose intolerance. Milk allergy can cause rapid GI upset but might also have skin rashes, eczema flares, respiratory issues, etc.. Lactose intolerance symptoms are strictly limited to GI upset. ...Read more

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Does milk make acid reflux worse? Can a allergy to milk cause reflux and eczema?

Does milk make acid reflux worse? Can a allergy to milk cause reflux and eczema?

Milk, maybe: To check for reflux and eczema from the milk, i suggest avoiding milk for 3 days; on the 4th day give the baby milk and see if the reflux or eczema worsens. If it does repeat the avoidance and challenge to confirm. If either condition worsens, i suggest avoiding for a month and rechecking. Most such issues resolve with a little time and patience. ...Read more

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I've had a "mysterious" cough for few months, now it only happened whenever i eat or drink, doctors said it's not food allergy or acid reflux

I've had a "mysterious" cough for few months, now it only happened whenever i eat or drink, doctors said it's not food allergy or acid reflux

Mysterious cough: When eating kr drinking you are stimulating your olfactory glands which produces mucus. As a result of a postnasal drip you begin to cough. Using saline nose drops before eating might help. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my 13yr old wakes up gasping for air struggles to breathe told it could be allergy asthma or acid reflux?

Should i be concerned if my 13yr old wakes up gasping for air struggles to breathe told it could be allergy asthma or acid reflux?

Yes: I would be very concerned if my child is gasping for air and struggling to breath in the middle of the night. A variety of lung or heart diseases can cause difficulty breathing. You should bring your child to see a local physician urgently. If it persists, you might want to bring him or her to the nearest er. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more