Doctor insights on:
Alternative Medicine For Acid Reflux
Zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid: If you are just starting to be bothered by gerd, then otc zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid should work well. Those are "h2 blockers" a more potent class of acid-reducing medicine is the ppi class. These include Prilosec and prevacid of course, you should do your part and decrease your intake of peppermint, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, spicy foods, citrus, and carbonated beverages if none work, c ur md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alternative medicine is the practice of healing that does not fall into the realm of conventional allopathic medicine. Many think it is usually based on cultural or historical traditions rather than scientific data. However, only recently is science catching up with history. For example, acupuncture meridians have finally been discovered by science. Types of alternative medicine include ...Read more
I was given some medicine for acid reflux and bubble/gas popping noise..acid has suppressed down but still have bubble/gas noise will it go away?
Reflux/gas: Were you checked for H pylori a bacteria that causes gastritis? Are you on simethicone that absorbs gas? Other consideration food intolerances, like milk intolerance,gluten sensitivity, IBS,early ilietis. If the underlying cause is treated all the symptoms should resolve. If there are still symptoms then something else is complicating the picture and more evaluation is warranted. ...Read more
Recently i started taking medicine for acid reflux and symptoms got better but didnt go away fully. When symptoms flare burping feels better. ideas?
Increase acidicty: .There are several different thoughts on the subject. One is you can take Gas X tablets up to 8 a day for gas and stopping the burping. Sometimes if you do not have enough acid in your stomach the food doesn't digest and it ferments causing gas and burping Adding some apple cider vinegar helps fresh fruit etc will help with digestion and stop burping ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have popping noise in stomach sounds like gas bubbles bursting i was given medicine for acid reflux but it still makes noise..what could it be..gas?
I was given some ppi medicine for acid reflux and to stop gas bubble popping feeling in stomach was wondering how long will it take to heal or will it?
Yes: The other remedies are DGL- Deglycerinized licorice. Chew 1-2 tablets in between meals.Licorice may elevate BP, but not DGL. Pure aloe liquid also can relieve heartburn. Consult an expert in Chinese medicine for details. Long term use of acid reflux medications have a lot of side effects in the form of osteoporosis,inability to absorb calcium,magnesium,Vitamin B12 etc. Susceptibility to TB.etc ...Read more
Maybe: You can take the medication twice a day if necessary. You should also be evaluated by a GI specialist to see if you have a bacteria called h. Pylori that is worsening your reflux. This maybe treated with antibiotics if necessary. If these medications do not work and you have persistent reflux, surgical options are available. ...Read more
I have been taking prevacid (lansoprazole) for about 19 years for my acid condition. Should i cease to take it and change to another drug for acid reflux ? Please
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
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Acid reflux alternative medicine treatments
- Alternative treatments for acid reflux
- Ayurvedic medicine for acid reflux
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Diet holistic medicine for acid reflux
- Alternative medicine
- Acid reflux
- Alternative medicine for thyroid disease
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online