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How To Relieve Gerd
How about a lot less: Alcohol (etoh) empties rapidly from the stomach. Alcohol dehydrogenase in the stomach lining contributes to etoh metabolism. Etoh can not be stored by the body & obligatory oxidation takes place predominantly in the liver. 1 gram etoh gives 7 empty calories that provide only energy with no nutritional value. Poor diet (protein-calorie, choline, folate deficiency) contributes to liver toxicity. ...Read more
Yes: As gerd is gastro esophageal reflux, or excessive acids that are being produced in your stomach and refluxing, or coming up into your esophagus causing pain discomfort and burning. Lots more could be said but the short answer is see your gastroenterologist and get a proper diagnosis, find out the causes and then they can probably take care of it. Good luck. ...Read more
Hiccups: Could well be. Other less likely things are problems with the diaphragm or belly or from medication side effects. I would check this out with your doctor. ...Read more
I have GERD &take prilosec. I feel the need to eat often in the day to relieve the sickness i feel cause it helps. What can I do, i'm gaining weight?
Past few days after I eat I get chest pressure and then a deep internal gurgle bubble that seems to relieve pressure. Hist gerd. Is this just gerd?
Very possible.: these symptoms may be due to Gerd, and they sound fairly typical of it. An easy way to tell if symptoms are due to excess acid is to try a liquid or chewable antacid, such as Tums or Mylanta, when you get the pain. If you get a temporary relief, it probably was due to stomach acid and Gerd. If not, you should discuss it with your doctor and consider other possible reasons. Good luck. ...Read more
Dry Burning sensation in both nostrils what can I do to relieve this ! I have GERD and it feels hard to breath help!
Sleep apnea 2 years.only anty acıd relieve. had a GERD surgery in april. now taking 40mg Nexium twice a day + gaviscon. how to prevent side effects?
Side effects: Your question is not clear as to exactly what your side effects are and what kind of "gerd surgery" you had. We also don't know anything about your BMI or other medical diagnosis or medications. I recommend discussing any problematic symptoms with your doctor for further investigation and treatment. ...Read more
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