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Silent Reflux Diet
How long do people live with Lpr silent reflux? I'm 20 now and I don't smoke and I my diet is Decent is it likely I will live to see age 50 or 60
You will live to be: much older than that,assuming no other serious medical problems. ...Read more
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Anything: If no symptoms it is ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
I suffer from acid reflux but i don't take any pills 1keep a moderate diet and i still have acid reflux what will happen?
Aggrevation +?: Persistent reflux is not comfortable - best to treat it for that reason alone. But best to see your physician to get evaluated to rule out gallbladder issues and to discuss other causes of reflux that might be curative or at least relief-achieving. Also persistent reflux can do damage to the esophagus and cause other problems. Check with your doctor if the symptoms persist. ...Read more
Tricks to help GERD: Over 70 million americans have gerd, and most will benefit from acid blocker medications. Behavior and diet can help by minimizing dietary fats and grease, mints, alcohol, tobacco, spicy and large volume meals, caffeine, chocolate. Minimize salicylates (like aspirin), avoid laying down or bending over 2-3 hours after eating, cut out bedtime snacks, and keep your weight under control. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) a dangerous condition in a short term? What additions/changes to my diet can I make to ease it?
Ive had acid reflux for a long time and all of a sudden it just dissapeared my diet hasnt changed or smoking habits what has caused it to stop?
Occasionally feel acid reflux and food has "stuck" feeling. Any diet changes i can try to see if that helps first- before having to get major tests?
Yes: Chew food real well, so that it is in the smallest pieces possible. If it is in liquid form, it shouldn't feel like it is getting stuck on the way down or if refluxed. ...Read more
Is LP reflux usually controlled with diet and/or meds or do individuals who have it usually have to have surgery? Is it rare to need surgery with LPR?
LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux in my experience is not treated surgically and unfortunately may not respond to PPI medications like prilosec or nexium which are effective for GERD. Nevertheless they are worth trying. Consultations with a gastroenterologist and an Otolaryngologist may be helpful for more advice. ...Read more
Why would dairy cause me acid reflux ? I excluded dairy from my diet and acid reflux stopped. Dairy again gave me so much reflux, I didn't sleep ! Ty.
Several: There are several diet changes that can help with reflux and some of this can depend greatly on the person. Some people will get reflux with certain foods that never bother many others. Would recommend you call your physician for general advice specific for you. Certainly can decrease tomato paste and acidic and spicy foods in the meantime as a trial. Also try to eat regularly/not skip meals. ...Read more
I just found out my acid reflux is triggering my asthma. Now have to change my diet. I know what not to eat but what do I eat?
What you tolerate: If it doesn't cause symptoms, eat it. ...Read more
Have bad reflux for years. Only help is nexium (esomeprazole). Can I take this forever? What are the risks? I have a good diet already.
Liquid antacids work: If your problem genuinely is acid-related (e.g. Reflux, heartburn, peptic ulcer), then liquid antacids *have to* work. Simple chemistry (acid/base) dictates that this is the case. The base (antacid) neutralizes any excess acid, creating water and salts. Try tapering nexium, (esomeprazole) and if there is heartburn, use maalox (prn). Stomach acid has an original reason: sterilizing and breaking down foods. ...Read more
Today i didn't have anythin for breakfast but i drank a 7up soda can..And I've been havin reflux all day..Im on a diet by the way..Is that normal?
Not unusual: Sodas are acidic, loaded with unhealthy sugars & cause reflux.Even one soda a day is associated with many serious health consequences-it increases diabetes risk by 22%. Sodas are associated with increased risk of heart attacks, kidney stones, osteoporosis, obesity, tooth decay, heartburn & high blood pressure.Diet soda is just as bad! see http://texasfarmersmarket.Org/the-hazards-of-drinking-soda/. ...Read more
Is it bad that I need to take femotidine daily for acid reflux (felt in neck) despite a bland diet? Good news is one 10mg tab relieves all symptoms.
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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