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Coconut Oil Acid Reflux
Several: There are several diet changes that can help with reflux and some of this can depend greatly on the person. Some people will get reflux with certain foods that never bother many others. Would recommend you call your physician for general advice specific for you. Certainly can decrease tomato paste and acidic and spicy foods in the meantime as a trial. Also try to eat regularly/not skip meals. ...Read more
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
Hi, i have acid reflux problem. Im taking Nexium 1 tablet every day. Aloe vera juice and coconut water is good for that ?
DGL: DGL is licorice w/an enzyme removed which could raise BP if taken over a long period of time. DGL is used as a natural replacement for acid blockers. It coats the stomach and esophagus. Peace and good health. If you are on an acid blocker and switch (ask doc first) you may have a rebound effect for a while. ...Read more
From time to time i get bouts of heart burn or acid reflux which makes paired with this i've vomited a motor oil like substance brown/black in color.
Possible hematemesis: Brown, black vomitus could be blood. You need a workup and evaluation. ...Read more
Is it ok to take fish oil, acidophilus and I'm also on cipralex ..aka ssri and pantoprazole for my acid reflux issues. Could there be issues with it?
Is it safe to take IBgard (over the counter) long term for irritable bowel? Each capsule contains 90 mg. ultra purified peppermint oil. Acid reflux?
Irritable Bowel: I understand your distress of Irritable Bowel and desire for Relief Its side effects can be heartburn which is a symptom of Acid reflux. Stress can cause or increase Acid reflux or Irritable Bowel. Let the Wise Woman within you Reflect: •Stresses of relationships, separation, divorce, , finances •Severity of symptoms •Seeing Gastroenterologist •Anxiety •Therapy, , Medication by Psychiatrist. ...Read more
I have had pain in my ribs for over a week now.Also feels like I have acid reflux.Today i had a bowel movement and i had orange oil discharge.Help?
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing you face to face, obtaining a detailed history and doing a physical exam and possibly some lab testing it would be impossible to advise you. Suggest you see a GI doctor in your area and get evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends on how made: (acid reflux is a common cause of feeling of heartburn.) if air popped & eaten in moderation, popcorn likely won't cause problems. If buttered, cheesy, or cooked in oil, more likely to increase acid reflux. Everyone is different; if it seems to worsen heartburn or acid brash, avoid it. Avoid:fatty/greasy/oily foods, cheese, peppermint, chocolate, alcohol, tomatoes, caffeine, citrus, overeating. ...Read more
Some ideas: Reflux:avoid coffee, tea ( regular and decaffeinated) caffeine, carbonation, alcohol, citrus, chocolate, mint , fat, spice, onions, garlic. . Load up on fiber-packed fruits, veggies, nuts, and whole grains. Ginger and fennel helpful.How you prepare your food counts, too. Instead of frying meals, try roasting, grilling, or poaching. Use extra-virgin olive oil instead of butter or margarine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
REFLUX: You are feeling the internal sensation of food sloshing up into your esophagus. Take enzymes to help, peppermint oil capsules. Reflux can also make you feel like you are suffocating. Also see acupuncturist /chinese medicine practitioner. I have such great results with their treatments.. ...Read more
Suggestions: Obviously the best solution would be to reduce or eliminate the acid reflux. Have you seen or are you being treated by a gastroenterologist? Are you following all the treatment advice? That being said, brush, floss, rinse and use a tongue scraper. Also see the following website for some rinses that may be helpful: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.Com/fresh-breath-control.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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