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So scared please help! Throat and head issues
30 yr old female. No surgeries or major health issues in my life. Several years ago, I had a super bad pain...More
Posted by An_264011
BACK PAIN IN CENTER AFTER INJURY
Over a year ago I fell hard on my back and landed on a rock (stone) the size of my hand, and the center of my...More
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BACK PAIN IN CENTER AFTER INJURY
Over a year ago I fell hard on my back and landed on a rock (stone) the size of my hand, and the center of my...More
Posted by An_263949
Okay, I REALLY need help. I am scared.
I have been taking sleeping pills for the last two months. I realize that sleeping pills are a...More
Posted by marychristinaxo
Reply: Esophageal Spasm?
Please go to have your test immediately, do not bury your head in the sand, if there is something amiss the...More
Posted by mise2101
Burning in throat, gerd???
hi, I have been experiencing a burning sensation in my lower throat for weeks now. I can only describe the...More
Posted by katieast
GERD
I am on sertraline/Zoloft 100mg. I wonder if anyone else has GERD and taking sertraline. I am concerned...More
Posted by donalda1
Reflux blood in throat in morning
I get reflux after certain foods but this seems to go with a couple of Tums or Rennie . I burp more often...More
Posted by hullcitymad
Spasm relief
I have been getting these spasms for a few years. Doctors appear not to have many answers. I have been through...More
Posted by jud49
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Spasm relief
I have been getting these spasms for a few years. Doctors appear not to have many answers. I have been through...More
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Confusion
I am a 51 year old female that was at an average weight for my height. About six weeks ago I was a normal...More
Posted by An_263238
What's causing GERD symptoms every morning after b...
I've had heartburn on and off for years, but a few months ago I started feeling it every day, along with...More
Posted by klh360
Reply: Diet
Hi there Try eating small portions, eat slowly and have 6 small meals a day instead of 3 big ones. I was...More
Posted by An_263164
Don't give up hope!
I had terrible GERD for three months but am now so much better, so just wanted to give everyone hope. I was...More
Posted by An_263164
Reply: Desperate to end 14 years of acid reflux
My endoscopy went smoothly, I don't remember a thing and was out of there sooner then expected. My doc did dilate...More
Posted by chesa
Reply: DGL AND SLIPPERY ELM
Would love to know how you found out it was bacterial overgrowth. I als tried taking HCL and it made the pain...More
Posted by starz234

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What is the best thing you take to relieve GERD?
  • DRUGS (like PPI and H2)
  • ANTACID (like Tums or Gaviscon)
  • NATURAL (like DGL and Slippery Elm)
  • DIET (soluble fiber, vegan, raw, vegetarian, fructose intolerance
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Reply: How I relieved my Chest Pain (GERD, Acid Reflux, H...
I'm going to try this now... I've been in so much pain these last few day, I've been to hospital had my...More
Posted by pauline1956
GERD Diet
Detailed article about the best diet to follow if you are suffering from GERD or acid reflux disease.
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Reply: Shortness of breath
it sure can. gerd, tightens up the stumick, and puts an upward pressure, on the lungs . particualy if you have,...More
Posted by kiwibob
Reply: Nothing helps GERD
juicing, can cause trouble as well .go on cooked veg's for two day's , no bread , it's poison to you as it...More
Posted by kiwibob
Reply: Hcl
the tight fitting cloths, is a good start. {Pariet 20mg}, will keep the gas down , but medication, is not the...More
Posted by kiwibob
Reply: Chest Pain
go to the search box on this subject, punch in ray digby . i have replied to this blog for a while . even my...More
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Reply: Been having the same feelings for over two weeks n...
I have replied, to this blog in depth, on a couple of occasions .If you go to the search box,on the the reply...More
Posted by kiwibob
Reply: Suffering from GERD
UPDATE: Hi everyone, thank you all for your advice, thought I might give an update, after many series of...More
Posted by tailabrown
GERD: How to Treat, Diagnose and Control Heartburn
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is mainly caused due to excess amount of stomach acid. we can control...More
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Weird symptoms
Hello, I am 23 and have been having a wide range of symptoms... That I don't know if they are related or not...More
Posted by An_262290
GERD!
Hi I'm 17 and this is the second time i'm getting GERD.My stomach can't digest the food i eat so they stuck...More
Posted by An_262219
Globus Hystericus help
My college aged son has been suffering with what is now being called Globus hysterics. He has had this for a...More
Posted by gld1023
Some easy tips for heartburn relief
Here are some of my tips I tell my patients for heartburn relief. As always, make sure you talk to you...More
Posted by toysoldier
Thickened esophagus
A CT scan showed a diffusely thickened esophagus and I can not find any mention of this anywhere. I take Dexitant...More
Posted by roce4

Spotlight: Member Stories

Hi, I'm Beth Anderson. This is a photo of my with my daughter Katie who was born in 1990. Her GERD was diagnosed when she was three days old. Mine...More

Helpful Tips

Try Natural options
Gaviscon really helps me when I am desperate. Tablets, not the mint-flavored liquid! Also, try DGL Tablets and Slippery Elm capsules. It ... More
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