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Gastroesophageal Reflux Regular Caffeine Use
Excessive caffeine intake can lead to a fast heart rate, excessive urination, nausea, vomiting, restlessness, anxiety, depression, tremors, and difficulty sleeping. The effect of caffeine on health has been widely studied. In particular, the effects of caffeine on fibrocystic breast disease, heart and blood vessel disease, birth defects, reproductive function, and behavior in children has been closely examined. The American Medical Association Council on Scientific Affairs says that moderate tea or coffee drinking likely has no negative effective on one's health, as long as the person lives an otherwise healthy lifestyle. However, the organization emphasizes moderate caffeine use. Abrupt withdrawal of caffeine may cause headaches, drowsiness, irritability, nausea, vomiting, and other symptoms. Reduce caffeine intake gradually to prevent ...Read more
Does drinking lotsa water help or worsen gastric reflux? Is chocolate bad for gastric reflux? And ketchup?
Have gastritis since last may. Been on prevacid (lansoprazole) 30mg x6 month. Negative h-pylori. No: alcohol, smoke, caffeine, carbonation, citrus, spicy, nsaids. ?
Can drinking carbonated beverages before bed cause GERD to act up & vomiting of acid? Usually controlled with Prilosec otc. Been horrible lately.
Simple answer: Stop the carbonated beverages!-- if no help, see pcp. ...Read more
Yes: Tums is typically what i tell pregnant women with heartburn to start with, as it also gets you extra calcium, which is good in pregnancy unless you are at risk for kidney stones. If that doesn't help, many patients find relief with over the counter pepcid (famotidine). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Regarding my reflux do I need nissen surgery, or continue using Nexium (esomeprazole) with diet & healthy foods. No chocolate, fried food, acids, alcohol, etc...
Have gerd & gasteroperesis. On ranitidine night, pepcid b4 food + dig enzymes or food won't move. Having regurg.&worse gerd. What next? Increase meds?
4 years ago reflux started and lead to non h-pylori gastritis. Quit smoking, I'm not overweight, and quit drinking. Chronic gerd persists. Take 20mg aciphex daily. I reflux drinking water. Anything else I can add medication wise to help avoid cancer
First of all: speak with your Primary Care Provider since you are NOT on maximum medical treatment! Both H-2 Blockers (eg Zantac...Pepcid) at PRESCRIPTION strength and PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS (eg:: PRILOSEC, NEXIUM (esomeprazole) ) ALSO at PRESCRIPTION strength can be taken TOGETHER under the care of your PCP or Gastroenterologist. If you have not consulted a Board Certified GI doc DO IT!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What happens if you have acid reflux disease (gerd) which is worse to drink, soda (ex. coke) or alcohol?
Both: Avoid both. Try drinking water or milk, this will help with your symptoms. ...Read more
Can children use an anti acid like Tums (calcium carbonate) for frequent eructation with stomach contents coming in mouth?
Is green apples ok for lpr or acid reflux . Also is apple juice ok for lpr can't drink water with meals?
Here's a link...: http://www.aboutgerd.org/diet-lifestyle-changes/diet-changes-for-gerd.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
I've been instructed to skip caffeine (coffee) due to acid reflux. Is it the acidity or actually the caffeine? Could black tea be a substitute?
Prilosec: Prilosec and similar medications tend to be better at preventing acid reflux than in treating it once it has already started. If you have only occasional heartburn, often the best treatment is good old-fashioned chewable antacids, such as Mylanta or Tums (calcium carbonate). If it is frequent, Prilosec might be helpful, but if it doesn't go away, you should see your doctor. Look up anti-reflux measures. Good luck. ...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
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