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I have silent reflux , can I take supplements that contain citric acid?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Silent/Asymptomatic?

Presuming you are referring to gastric reflux into the esophagus, this is commonly intermittent, often asymptomatic, ?ed with longitudinal esophageal spasm producing hiatal hernia, commonly comes ; goes ; is unlikely to be affected or changed by citric acid supplements.
These are all brain controlled, emotionally driven hidden internal behaviors. Gi specialists ; tests only see results not cause.

In brief: Silent/Asymptomatic?

Presuming you are referring to gastric reflux into the esophagus, this is commonly intermittent, often asymptomatic, ?ed with longitudinal esophageal spasm producing hiatal hernia, commonly comes ; goes ; is unlikely to be affected or changed by citric acid supplements.
These are all brain controlled, emotionally driven hidden internal behaviors. Gi specialists ; tests only see results not cause.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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