I'm not sure the hiatal hernia wraps are expected to do the job for long extended periods. They do loosen over time I believe. Anyway, I used to take that expensive Nexium. But I lost my full time job awhile back and resorted to Prilosec OTC. Nexium may have a few more mg's but it is the same as Prilosec. Astra Zeneca just used it to replace Prilosec when Prilosec expired it's patent and went OTC. I've found it to work just as good as the Nexium did for me. In fact, I think a little better actually if I remember correctly when I was taking it.
I'll tell you a secret that I accidentally also found to reduce acid production. I quit eating out so much and used less seasonings, oils etc in my food. And low and behold. That's right. I was surprised. If you one to eat out with any regularity with all the stuff they put in food at restaurants, over time that just keeps your stomach on a slow burn, seriously and you don't even know it. I'm just speaking for myself, but it did make a difference for me! In fact I was able to cut back on the PPI's and go without it on occasion for a few days. I'm not saying it's guaranteed it will work for everyone, but using a lot of seasonings, oils and other stuff in food all the time should be something to consider looking at as a contributor to over-active stomach acidView Thread
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