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Cures For Gerd
Taking nexsium and levosulphride for 6 months now for GERD. how long it will take to cure my GERD and does this have any side effects in long term use?
GERD: Hi, I have read studies regarding Levosulphride for treatment of functional dyspepsia and reported effectiveness of 30-40% but never had seen it being prescribed by our Gasteroenterologist, the studies have not mentioned a lot of side effects. As far as Nexium (esomeprazole) goes, a course of 8-12 wks should be enough, some of the possible side effects of Nexium (esomeprazole) are thinning of bone, low Platelet and C diff ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Is tif procedure a miracle cure for gerd and lpr? I going to ent if I learn my post nasal drip and gagging from it I do it.not eating that bland diet
GERD: You may use over-the-counter antacids after meals and at bedtime, although they do not last very long. Common side effects of antacids include diarrhea or constipation. Eat smaller, more frequent meals. Don't eat within 2 or 3 hours of bedtime. Elevate your head a few inches while you sleep. Stop smoking. Avid alcohol. ...Read more
How to cure GERD permanently or 100 percently.... I m 27 male suffering for past 1 year.....pls help me?
See specialist: If you are overweight you need to lose weight. See Gastrointestinal Specialist who will be able to determine if your symptoms are caused by a bacteria which is easily treated. There are surgeries that help in certain cases. Otherwise, you will need medications for as long as you get the symptoms ...Read more
What is the most current technology to cure GERD? (Excluding medication like ppi, h2 blocker). Thanks.
Wat are the pros and cons on surgery for acid reflux. Does it cure GERD or its a temporary fix and how invasive is the surgery.
Reflux: Gerd or reflux is commonly treated with an acid-reducing medication for 14 days, and avoidance of foods which reduce the lower esophageal sphincter tone (chocolate, caffeinated beverages) allowing acid to rise up the esophagus from the stomach. Also, one should stop smoking and raise the head of ones bed 4-6 inches to allow gravity to prevent the stomach acid from rising when one is in bed. ...Read more