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Is raw organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux safe to take ? I want natural ways to help my GERD

Is raw organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux safe to take ? I want natural ways to help my GERD

Yes if diluted but..: Yes, it is safe & effective but should be mixed in water or can irritate your tissue. See http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/heartburn.html However, while safe & natural, it still only treats symptoms. For sound advice on how to prevent and cure reflux naturally see http://chriskresser.com/what-everybody-ought-to-know-but-doesnt-about-heartburn-gerd ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (ger). It becomes a disease( gerd) when it causes organ damage (imflammation of the esophagus, or barrett's esophagus), it has a significant negative impact on your life, or requires dependence ...Read more


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Are there minimally invasive or natural orifice procedures to treat gerd?

Are there minimally invasive or natural orifice procedures to treat gerd?

Yes, to both.: The surgical treatment of gerd involves wrapping the stomach around the esophagus, called a fundoplication. This has been performed laparoscopically for over 15 years. Recently, a new technique was introduced to create an internal wrap via natural orifice surgery; this is called transoral incisionless fundplication (tif). ...Read more

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I was suffering a rusty voice from my gerd. Is it possible to regain my natural voice again after i finish the medication?

I was suffering a rusty voice from my gerd. Is it possible to regain my natural voice again after i finish the medication?

Yes: Laryngopharyngeal reflux is very common. Symptoms frequently include throat clearing, cough, hoarseness, lump in the throat and post-nasal drainage. Treatment usually includes both medication and dietary change. With adequate treatment it is likely that you will experience an improvemnet if not return of a normal voice. You should see an ENT doctor to further assess. ...Read more

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What is the permanent solution of gerd? And how to get rid of it in natural way?

What is the permanent solution of gerd? And how to get rid of it in natural way?

Diet: The following foods worsen gastroesophageal reflux: caffeine, alcohol, mint, chocolate. Acidic foods, such as citrus fruits and juices and tomatoes, exacerbate the injury to the esophagus caused by reflux, and usually worsen heartburn. Other common offenders are peppers, spicy foods, and fried foods. A higher protein content in a meal can help decrease reflux. Smoking worsens gerd. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies to gastritis and GERD?

 Any natural remedies to gastritis and GERD?

Yes: Stop any anti-inflammatory medications. Then L-glutamine powder is a wonderful nutrient for healing the lining of your upper intestine. You might also have to take soda, wheat, and sugar out of your diet. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Multiple things.: Chewing gum for 30 mins after eating has shown to help. Also taking half a teaspoon of baking soda with water also helps. Avoid the foods that cause it such as coffee, tea, peppermint, high fat foods, chocolate, etc. ...Read more

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Is there any natural remedy that works for chronic severe GERD?

Is there any natural remedy that works for chronic severe GERD?

Mastic Gum: If you have GERD, Mastic Gum (available in a health food store) should help. 1,000 mg per day for at least two weeks. That should eradicate H. pylori, the spirochete that causes GERD, ulcers, and stomach cancer. Mastic gum also heals gastric and duodenal ulcers. ...Read more

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What's the optimal natural/alternative medicine treatment for gerd?

What's the optimal natural/alternative medicine treatment for gerd?

GERD: The best alternative treatment is dgl tablets which is a special form of licorice tablets in which the bad ingredient that raises blood pressure is removed, hence the name. ...Read more

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My endoscopy results came up normal. Should I just take omeprazole whenever my GERD flares up or just treat it naturally? Is omeprazole bad over time?

Use it sparingly: Omeprazole is safe used occasionally but it is associated with problems when taken long term. This type of drug is associated with risks of pneumonia, malabsorption of nutrients and bone density loss. If you can figure out natural ways to avoid the reflux it would be best. If you only use the omeprazole occasionally it should be fine. ...Read more