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55 yo F with Barrett's. Take Omeprazole, sleep with CPAP. Wake up with blood in mouth weekly. Should I consider surgery for Barrett's?
I have sleep apnea and gerd. I went to the doctor and gave me omeprazole but my apnea wont go away.
Rewriting textbooks: Well, truthfully I'm very happy that omeprazole DID NOT cure your apnea. I would hate to have to go back and reread all the information that YOU'D'VE ended up rewriting if it would've worked on you! For sleep apnea you'll need a sleep study to assess things & then, you'll be advised on what to do or what to take. How do you like that DOUBLE CONTRACTION. Don't know if it's good or not. ...Read more
Can't sleep properly at night causing by bloating and heart burn acid reflux, been taking omeprazole for more than half months, still not feeling well?
My baby us 5 months old he has s/ reflux and is on losec but since he was 6 weeks old he won't sleep and cries all day and half night his reflux is ok?
Maybe: Starting on solid foods may help your situation with ger (gastroesophageal reflus) issues. He may also need a follow up check with your pediatrician to ascertain his developmental status with this crying going on. This may be a transition behaviorally for him vs perissitence of ger. ...Read more
I have bronchiectasis caused by acid reflux. On spiriva & prilosec. Both are working but i can't sleep at night. What can I do to sleep without meds?
Check O2: Sometimes people with lung disease end up having a sleep disordered breathing or low oxygen at night. This often wakes people up because otherwise, low oxygen can cause brain and other vital organ damage. Avoid sedatives but something like melatonin may be helpful that does not typically affect breathing. Talk to pulmonary/sleep specialist you are seeing. ...Read more
Ongoing: 1.5yo, coughing / disturbed sleep during teething: saliva buildup?
Any suggestions / remedies?
On Losec - 10mg, sleeping upright in pram.
Plz help my 5 month old baby won't stop crying it's been going on for months now no sleep only cat naps and night he's on losec for s/reflux all good?
My 6 month old baby always has a cough with phlegm he's on losec for silent reflux is this normal to have phlegm and a cough only during night sleep?
Is it safe for my husband to take tums/prilosec/antacids while on ondansetron for nausea? Can you suggest a sleep aide as well?
Yes: Yes. It is safe. As for difficulty sleeping it depends on the cause of insomnia. Difficulty falling asleep is often due due to anxiety, while early awakening is often due to depression. Go to >http://bit.ly/1BBVVRw http://bit.ly/1H64Naf I think these sites will be helpful for your husband ...Read more
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