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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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Can white chocolate cause acid reflux?

Can white chocolate cause acid reflux?

Yes: White chocolate is just fat. Fat causes reflux. Plus it does not even taste like chocolate! ...Read more

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Can garcinea Cambodia cause acid reflux to be worse?

Can garcinea Cambodia cause acid reflux to be worse?

It is possible: Based upon my review of this substance, it is possible for a worsening of your acid reflux. The best way to lose weight is to increase physical activity and reduce caloric intake. Talk to your healthcare provider about the safest weightloss plan for you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can u tell me what is acid reflux and what the cause and affect?

Can u tell me what is acid reflux and what the cause and affect?

Natural event: Reflux is caused when the acidic stomach contents backwash up the swallowing tube. It is common & the equivalent of a super wet burp. It is aggravated by filling up and laying down, where gravity is not available to help keep the food down, caffeine and nicotine. If it produces symptoms, acid reducers are often used to make the backwash less irritating. ...Read more

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Could acid reflux cause a falling sensation?

Could acid reflux cause a falling sensation?

Maybe: If the reflux causes pain and nausea, you could feel some faintness, secondary to a vasovagal reaction, but another issue could involve a gastritis or ulcer, which could cause bleeding and anemia, and this too could promote a generalized dysequilibration sensation. Contact your doctor and check this out. ...Read more

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Is the only way to treat a cough caused by acid reflux to treat the acid reflux itself?

Is the only way to treat a cough caused by acid reflux to treat the acid reflux itself?

Treat the root cause: If a cough is caused solely by acid reflux, treating the reflux is the best and only solution. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause acid reflux?

Can anxiety cause acid reflux?

Yes: It is very common for someone to experience Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (AKA GERD) in the setting of anxiety. The mind is a powerful stimulator of acid production in the gut (mind-gut connection) ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause bad breath?

Can acid reflux cause bad breath?

Yes: Gastric reflux can be quite damaging. Please be evaluated by a Gastroenterologist. And how long has it been since your last Dental check-up. Thermal be other coincidental reasons for your halitosis in addition to gastric reflux. ...Read more

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Causes and prevention of acid reflux?

Food: Most reflux issues are due to diet. Don't eat foods that you expect to cause heartburn. This may seem like common sense advice but needs to be said. If you continue to have symptoms however, you should be evaluated for a short course of medication and possible even a stomach scope (egd) to rule out ulcers and damage to the stomach and esophagus. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause a high pitched voice?

GERD: Uncontrolled reflux could give you acid taste in your mouth associated with coughing and hoarseness specially while you are sleeping. You will cough and wake up suddenly. But can happen without the cough too. Avoid eating late night. Wait 2-3 hrs after eating before going to bed. If you have gerd avoid food that give you heartburn. Like caffeine, alcohol, sodas, chocolate, spicy/fatty food. ...Read more

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Could too much green tea cause acid reflux?

Could too much green tea cause acid reflux?

Yes...: Drinking too much of any liquid is a risk of causing reflux. Caffeine, often present in tea is an additional risk factor for reflux. Drink decaffeinated tea slower and in smaller quantities and you might not have as much reflux. If reflux is a recurrent problem then go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Do salt and vinegar chips cause acid reflux?

Acid Reflux, Vinegar: Understand your concern.
Vinegar is highly acidic. Vinegar in the chips can make Stomach acid reflux or flow up irritating esophagus and causing heartburn.
To dilute acid and decrease heartburn, try the following:
Eat less chips.
Eat slowly.
Have herbal tea, water or milk with snack.
Chewing gum after the snack to stimulate saliva production which can neutralize acid. ...Read more

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Can Amiodarone (Cordarone) cause acid reflux?

It is not: Known to be a side effect per the prescribing information and medication literature. ...Read more

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How does acid reflux cause difficulty breathing?

Through asthma: Acid reflux can lead to breathing in of stomach acid into the lungs. This can irritate the lungs and cause asthma type symptoms including shortness of breath, wheezing, and cough. ...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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Could barely swallow. Is it cause of acid reflux?

See a GI doctor soon: If you're having difficulty swallowing, it could be due to severe acid reflux or a condition called eosinophilic esophagitis. An upper endoscopy will help to evaluate the cause and you may need to take an anti-reflux medication. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Bulging Disk (Definition)

Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more


Dr. Clarence Grim
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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