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If I have GERD or gastric ulcer, does the heart-burn get worse if i try to sleep flat on my back in supine rather than standing up?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Symptoms of acid reflux may worsen when supine, compared to sitting or standing.

In brief: Yes

Symptoms of acid reflux may worsen when supine, compared to sitting or standing.
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