Doctor insights on: Bed Wedges For Acid Reflux

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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


What are some foods to eat before bed if you have acid reflux and fast metabolism?

GERD: Sometimes whatever you do at night can backfire but here are the general rules for foods with gerd. ...Read more

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I are a cereal bar before bed at 10 last night and have had acid reflux and nausea all the next day. Is it down to this or something else? What to do?

Acid reflux: Your question is a bit confusing, but there are good treatments for acid reflux. Best to talk with your doctor about how to handle it. A trial of Omeprazole (prilosec) is a common starting point in the evaluation of reflux. ...Read more


Doc told me had mild hernia and acid reflux. Meds help but i still wakeuo crazy nasueas anythin i can do to help relieve it tried not eatin 3 h b4 bed?

Nausea: There is a homeopathic remedy that is called Nux Vomica. It can be purchased at a local health food store. You should ask for a 200c strength. Take one upon awakening and this should relieve the nausea. It will not interfere with any other medicines you are taking. Repeat in 20 minutes if you are still nauseous. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Reflux (Definition)

Reflux is also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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