What do you recommend for esophageal varices?

Banding. Esophageal varices are treated with endoscopic banding, a procedure (semi invasive) that ties the varices in the esophagus that prevents them from bleeding. Sclerotherapy (injecting a substance that will cause obliteration of a varix) is another option, but is less frequently used. Anti-acid therapy with acid reducers is added as well.
Depends. Most commonly, esophageal varices are caused by portal hypertension, which is most commonly caused by liver cirrhosis, and which is most commonly caused by alcoholism ... Needs evaluation by liver surgeon for possible portal decompression with some type of porto-systemic shunt.