GERD: Acid Reflux Symptoms, Treatment & Heartburn Relief

I was dianosed with acid reflux 2-3 years ago and is yet to find a medicine that takes control of my acid reflux. When they try to go up in the dose of prevacid or etc. it seems to aggrivate my condition more. I can have burning when I’ve just drank water or just sitting in a wrong position or etc. It goes and comes sometimes I don’t even have to take anything extra it goes away. I have schlerderma which is a auto immune disease which as right now I only deal with the crest part of the raynaud’s in my hands and these crazy stomach issues of gas, acid reflux, pain in left rib cage either front or back, roasea, sometimes fatigue.

What is GERD or acid reflux?

lower acid levels in stomach

It was that easy, like handing out candy to a kid. Basically, it’s like putting a band aid on the problem.

I was treated to a homemade chocolate experience that included a flight of chocolate, sipping chocolate and truffles that woke me up with a massive acid reflux attach and left me burping for 2 months. Thank you for doing more than my doctor to find my problem.

A better test for correlating pain and acid reflux is a 24-hour esophageal pH or pH capsule study during which patients note when they are having pain. It then can be determined from the pH recording if there was an episode of acid reflux at the time of the pain. This is the preferable way of deciding if acid reflux is causing a patient’s pain. It does not work well, however, for patients who have infrequent pain, for example every two to three days, which may be missed by a one or two day pH study.

We’d suggest testing it out as the article explains and then supplementing if necessary. Hi Courteny – It could still be. Go ahead and perform the baking soda test for 3 mornings in a row to get a better judgement. You can also perform the HCL challenge test, as this is more accurate.

I have eliminated gluten and dairy in my diet and drinking a prebiotic additive in my water as well as taking milk thistle and I can feel a huge positive difference. I’m having better BM’s which truly is one of life’s simple pleasures after two years of undiagnosed problems and noticing that a rash on the back of my hand that wouldn’t go away with any of the creams that were prescribed by my physician has healed.

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I have been suffering gastritis for past 5 years and been put on several acid reducer medication by my GI Doc. but with no luck. my question to you is can i have low stomach acid and can low acid cause gastritis. in my case I don’t have H.Pylori bacteria, I had done my upper Endoscopy year ago and doc.

The rebound is due to the release of gastrin, which results in an overproduction of acid. Theoretically at least, this increased acid is not good for GERD. In addition, patients with GERD may find that other foods aggravate their symptoms.

Three years ago doctors told my that I had seven ulcers after an endoscopy, the put me on nexium 40mg made me feel worse yet they couldn’t understand why. I threw them out . Thought it may have bee thyroid related saw a specialist said I was iodine deficient put me on that. Have had fluctuating bouts of this for years trying to stay off meds.

She also has had a significant reduction in her abdominal distention. Problem now is, she’s passing really small stools, and they’re more difficult to pass.

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