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I have a problem staying bloated all the time I have IBS GERD but it seems when i lay off milk bread sweets i still get bloated alot?
Bloating: Most of the time, excessive bloating is related to food intake. You would expect to be more bloated with high fiber diet (veggies, large amout of fruits), high carbohydrates and dairy products. If you are using artificial sugar, suggest to stop. Adjust the above intake to see if this would help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
16 mon. Old son has frequent sticky foul smelling light color stool, and has trouble digest milk of any kind properly. He has GERD btw. Why is this?
I take famotidine everyday for GERD. I read studies that show over time it can hurt the liver. Is this safe to take with milk thistle? Thanks.
If you have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is it wise to drink honey and warm milk together?
Of course. But Why?: Gastric=stomach & upper 2/3 lined with cells which secrete hydrochloric acid (inhibits bacterial growth) under brain control. With healthy subconscious control of esophagus, bottom of esophagus only relaxes as solid/liquid is pushed down. If stomach contents repeatedly pushed back up, esp. When lots of acid present, then esophagus damaged over time; can eventually promote esophagus cancer. ...Read more
I have Gerd and I'm trying to find something other than 1% milk, tea, coffee, and water to drink. It can't have caffeine, carbonation, or citric acid?
DGL is used to: help with acid reflux and is safe. If you take licorice that is not DGL, over time it can raise your blood pressure. Please consult w/your doc. Peace and good health. You can drink a VARIETY of teas. There are many tasty Chinese teas that are loose and inexpensive. peace and good health. ...Read more
6 wk old with GERD. When nursed she continuously vomits the breast milk for over an hour. When given formula, no vomiting or spit up. Help!
That could be a: Contributing factor.Get a more detailed answer ›
These two products: trigger heartburn for many. Dairy products like milk, sour cream, ice cream & cottage cheese can be problematic. Cuts of meat that are high fat like beef, pork or lamb increase the chance of acid reflux. In this case, you combining the two means that you are increasing chances for reflux. ...Read more
I get heartburn by pretty much eating anything, and drinking milk does not help is this a serious condition?
Acid reflux: Fat in milk increases acid secretion. Certain meds, fatty foods, caffeine, soda pop relax the ring muscle between the esophagus & stomach (supposed to tighten to keep acid contents in stomach). Alkaline foods, sodium bicarbonate, acid blockers (zantac (ranitidine) & others), acid pump blockers (prilosec, prevacid, & others) can reduce the acidity and help heal inflammation from reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Milk & dairy: products can trigger heartburn in some people. Food triggers may include chocolate, corn, fried foods, dairy, fatty food, potato chips, creamy or oily dressings, marbled sirloin, high fat bakery items, raw onions, tomatoes, potatoes, spearmint, & peppermint. Orange, cranberry or grapefruit juice & lemons or lemonade can be problematic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maalox or Mylanta: Why not just cut right to the chase, and take maalox. Your choice of almond milk won't harm your heartburn, & might give you mild relief as will any type of food, but better: maalox, mylanta, gaviscon or any generic liquid antacid-- which are actual medication to combat heartburn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Milk is neither good nor bad for the issues you mentioned.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Small meal: Multiple small meal, avoid soda chocolate and eat early supper also avoid fatty meals. ...Read more
Any dairy = reflux/heartburn. Extreme fatty food = no heartburn, no reflux. No lactose milk = acid reflux too. What causes reflux then ? Thank you.
Milk protein Allergy: If the reflux is triggered by both lactose containing and lactose free milk, then you may have milk protein allergy. An allergic reaction releases histamine. Histamine in the stomach will increase acid production and cause stomach contractions which will push the acid up the esophagus. Try avoiding cows milk products and see if it helps. ...Read more