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Im having gerd, what food should I eat and avoid?

Im having gerd, what food should I eat and avoid?

Make it worse : Avoid foods that make your symptoms worse. This is by trial and error. Common gerd inducing foods and drinks include fatty foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, and citrus. Stress and exercise can also worsen symptoms. If its too bad, consider a consultation with a surgeon experienced in anti reflux procedures. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (GERD). It becomes a disease(GERD) when it causes organ damage (inflammation 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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Can GERD be cured by avoiding foods I am allergic to?

 Can GERD be cured by avoiding foods I am allergic to?

Absolutely: Yes! The best way to combat "Gerd", more commonly known as heartburn is by dietary modification. Foods that cause Gerd are not true allergens but rather "irritants". Try avoiding foods such as alcohol, spices, chocolate and mint. Different foods affect different people, try experimenting with your diet. ...Read more

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Can I avoid getting GERD from spicy foods?

Can I avoid getting GERD from spicy foods?

Moderation and...: Are you referring to exacerbation of gerd (acid reflux) with spicy food? If so, try acid reducer medicines (h2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors) and moderate your intake of spicy, greasy foods, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, fizzy drinks. If spicy foods are worsening irritable bowel syndrome symptoms, consider available probiotics, fiber supplements, ask our doctor about antispasm drugs. ...Read more

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Can I avoid getting GERD by avoidinc spicy foods?

Can I avoid getting GERD by avoidinc spicy foods?

GERD control: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, zegerid). See a GI doctor if persistent. ...Read more

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I have problem of GERD. Its being years. The pain in my lower esophagus is very sharp. I am avoiding all foods that irritate it. So what shall I do?

I have problem of GERD. Its being years. The pain in my lower esophagus is very sharp. I am avoiding all foods that irritate it. So what shall I do?

GI consultation: and testing for underlying GI infection for possible H. pylori infection/ulceration. You will need upper endoscopy with a history of longstanding pain and irritation. Call for an appointment today! ...Read more

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Which foods can help me avoid gallbladder pain and gerd?

Which foods can help me avoid gallbladder pain and gerd?

Low fat: For ideas see: http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/health/low-fat-diet-sheet also cut back on caffeine and spicy foods for the gerd. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat for gerd?

What foods should I eat for gerd?

Avoid certain foods: Spicy food, greasy food, chocolate, spearmint/peppermint, alcohol, carbonated drinks. Avoid heavy meals and avoid lying down after eating. ...Read more

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What are some good foods to eat for gerd?

What are some good foods to eat for gerd?

See below: In general, low fat, smaller meals are recommended for gerd. You should also avoid caffeine, tomato sauce, chocolate, spicy foods, alcohol, salads and celery. You shouldn't eat late meals (within 3 hrs before bedtime). ...Read more

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Which types of food exactly, can I eat with GERD disease?

Which types of food exactly, can I eat with GERD disease?

Less fat, : Start with smaller meals less fat or fried food more whole fresh fruits and vegetables minimize caffeine- coke- coffee and tea from your diet. Try to eliminate for the short term see a doctor to determine if you need additional treatment and testing if the above doesnt produce satisfactory results. ...Read more

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All the time I eat food it comes back out with mecus can this be a symptoms of GERD?

All the time I eat food it comes back out with mecus can this be a symptoms of GERD?

Vomiting mucous: Although vomiting after eating can be a sign of GERD, the mucous could be due to post nasal drip or is a sign that your body is trying to protect itself from something more serious. ...Read more

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What type of food we can take for GERD control sir?

What type of food we can take for GERD control sir?

PH balancing foods!: Gerd or gastroesophageal reflux disease, also referred to as acid reflux disease, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter does not close properly and stomach contents back up or reflux into the esophagus. Consider broccoli, cabbage, carrots, green beans, peas, ground beef, extra-lean meat, ground beef, turkey, skinless chicken, egg whites, egg substitute, baked potato, fish, feta or goat cheese. ...Read more

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Will eating spicy food cause GERD or make GERD worse?

Will eating spicy food cause GERD or make GERD worse?

Mechanical: Gerd is a mechanical defect in the valve and sphincter that act as a one way valve in te lower esophagus. Certain food can cause relaxation of the sphincter and aggravate th reflux. If you already have reflux irritation, nthe spicy food can aggravate it like salt water can make a wound burn. ...Read more

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Does enriched flour affect GERD? it's in so many food items :(

Does enriched flour affect GERD? it's in so many food items :(

Not necessarily: If you have a real food allergy to wheat or gluten their consumption can trigger a variety of vague or dramatic symptoms. Blood tests can confirm or exclude it.That could include aggravating gerd. However, there are many feeding behaviors aggravate it. Feeding or drinking prior to laying down. Consumption of caffeine or spicy products.Nicotine containing products. ...Read more

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What is the best breakfast and food in general when you have Gerd?

What is the best breakfast and food in general when you have Gerd?

GERD: avoid coffee, orange juice, tomatoes, soft drinks, fatty food, spicy food and do not smoke . If the breakfast/ food does contain any of the above ,it should probably be fine to eat it ...Read more

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What are some foods that can help control GERD that are gastroparesis friendly

Protein: Protein rich foods help with gerd. Fatty foods can make it worse. Other foods to avoid: caffeine (coffee, black tea, energy drinks), carbonated beverages, acid foods (oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit, tomatoes), spicy food, chocolate, mint. Alcohol and smoking are very bad for gerd. ...Read more

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Could You please help me with a personalised checklist for GERD and Esophagal Spasm and to avoid the same?

Could You please help me with a personalised checklist for GERD and Esophagal Spasm and to avoid the same?

No.Try general rules: Small [email protected] time.no fluids with meals.(just rinse)Avoid caffeine nicotine alcohol Nsaids stress fatty food.Lose weight if overweight.No bending or lying down 2hrs post food.Sleep on right hand side.(facilitate emptying of stomach)Check meds if taking.Munch provita biscuits periodically.Elevate bedhead or pillow.No medication can cure/help if behavioural changes not done.Good luck ...Read more

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I have GERD how can I cure or control it without meds. I don't eat foods that aggravate it . I hate being on the meds for months at a time.

Tough: This is a very common problem without a great answer. Foods such as coffee, tea, peppermint, onions, garlic and carbonated beverages can worsen it. I would not eat anything 3 hours before you go to bed, keep the head of your bed up, and you may want to use sulcralfate, which is not absorbed and is totally safe. ...Read more

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Orig diagnosis was gerd, but the tablets or liquids don't work, pain just seems to be getting worse n worse, constantly feels like all food n liquid is stuck?

Achalasia: You may have a problem called achalasia, where the nerves to the esophagus don't work properly to move food into the stomach. It takes special testing to diagnose the condition and there are effective treatments so it is worth finding a good GI specialist to evaluate you. ...Read more

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Can GERD be avoided or prevented?

Can GERD be avoided or prevented?

Prevent/Control GERD: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, zegerid). See a GI doctor if persistent. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more