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Acid Reflux (GERD) (5,875 members)

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Prescription drugs (11) Tried it?How effective?
Prilosec/Losec/Zegerid (omeprazole) Y | N Rating Saved
Zantac/Zinetac (ranitidine) Y | N Rating Saved
Prevacid (lansoprazole) Y | N Rating Saved
Protonix/Protium (pantoprazole) Y | N Rating Saved
Nexium (esomeprazole) Y | N Rating Saved
AcipHex/Pariet (rabeprazole) Y | N Rating Saved
Kapidex/Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) Y | N Rating Saved
Pepcid (Famotadine) Y | N Rating Saved
Carafate / Sucralfate Y | N Rating Saved
Lansoprazol Y | N Rating Saved
domperidone Y | N Rating Saved
Lifestyle / dietary changes and home remedies (36) Tried it?How effective?
Alkaline diet Y | N Rating Saved
Gluten free diet Y | N Rating Saved
Do rowing exercises at the gym Y | N Rating Saved
Eat a light meal in evening Y | N Rating Saved
Eat evening meal at least 3 hours before going to bed Y | N Rating Saved
Cold green tea Y | N Rating Saved
Weight Loss Y | N Rating Saved
Add fiber to diet Y | N Rating Saved
Elevate head of bed Y | N Rating Saved
Smoking Cessation Y | N Rating Saved
Avoid food allergens Y | N Rating Saved
Avoid high fat consumption before bed Y | N Rating Saved
Reduced meat diet (more vegetarian) Y | N Rating Saved
Eliminate tea & acidic drinks Y | N Rating Saved
Avoid overeating Y | N Rating Saved
Swallow air bubble to block esophagus Y | N Rating Saved
Reduced lactose diet Y | N Rating Saved
Paleo diet Y | N Rating Saved
Eliminate/reduce refined carbohydrates Y | N Rating Saved
Eat an extremely large amount of food - 5000 calorie, one meal a day Y | N Rating Saved
Avoid concentrated tomato products, potatoes and red meat together Y | N Rating Saved
Increase water intake Y | N Rating Saved
Eliminate caffeine Y | N Rating Saved
Eliminate alcohol Y | N Rating Saved
Not bending at waist to reach floor/pick things up Y | N Rating Saved
Lemon water Y | N Rating Saved
Avoid concentrated tomato products Y | N Rating Saved
Sleep on left side Y | N Rating Saved
Specific Carbohydrate Diet Y | N Rating Saved
Stop smoking Y | N Rating Saved
baking soda & water Y | N Rating Saved
Bitters Like Dandelion Y | N Rating Saved
Eat egg whites Y | N Rating Saved
wheatbelly diet Y | N Rating Saved
Eliminate dairy Y | N Rating Saved
High Ph Water - 9.5+ Y | N Rating Saved
Over-the-counter medications and supplements (15) Tried it?How effective?
TUMS/Quick-Eze/Rennie/Titralac (calcium carbonate) Y | N Rating Saved
Peppermint oil Y | N Rating Saved
DHG Licorice Y | N Rating Saved
Gaviscon Y | N Rating Saved
Famtodine Y | N Rating Saved
Mylanta/Maalox (aluminum hydroxide with magnesium hydroxide) Y | N Rating Saved
Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) Y | N Rating Saved
Ginger supplements Y | N Rating Saved
Betaine-HCl Y | N Rating Saved
Melatonin Y | N Rating Saved
Probiotics Y | N Rating Saved
Vitamin D3 (~75IU/kg) Y | N Rating Saved
VeMMA Y | N Rating Saved
PepZin GI Y | N Rating Saved
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice Y | N Rating Saved
Alternative / other treatments (10) Tried it?How effective?
EFT Y | N Rating Saved
Walk after dinner Y | N Rating Saved
Himalayan Salt Y | N Rating Saved
Apple cider vinegar Y | N Rating Saved
Aloe Vera Y | N Rating Saved
Raw foods diet Y | N Rating Saved
Sleep on back Y | N Rating Saved
Slippery Elm tea Y | N Rating Saved
Sage capsules Y | N Rating Saved
Avipattikar Churna (Ayurvedic) Y | N Rating Saved
Surgical (3) Tried it?How effective?
Endoscopic dilatation Y | N Rating Saved
RF Surgery on LES (Stretta) Y | N Rating Saved
Nissen Fundoplication Y | N Rating Saved

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