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Acid Reflux (GERD) (7,065 members)

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77 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Prilosec/Losec/Zegerid (omeprazole)
(431)
AcipHex/Pariet (rabeprazole)
(61)
Nexium (esomeprazole)
(192)
Protonix/Protium (pantoprazole)
(124)
Endoscopic dilatation
(25)
Avoid overeating
(272)
Prevacid (lansoprazole)
(186)
Avoid concentrated tomato products
(52)
Kapidex/Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)
(28)
Paleo diet
(28)
Zantac/Zinetac (ranitidine)
(267)
Eat a light meal in evening
(252)
Eat evening meal at least 3 hours before going to bed
(310)
Gluten free diet
(87)
Avoid concentrated tomato products, potatoes and red meat together
(66)
Eliminate/reduce refined carbohydrates
(105)
RF Surgery on LES (Stretta)
(3)
Eliminate tea & acidic drinks
(141)
Gaviscon
(112)
Specific Carbohydrate Diet
(3)
Eliminate caffeine
(76)
Not bending at waist to reach floor/pick things up
(34)
Nissen Fundoplication
(5)
High Ph Water - 9.5+
(2)
VeMMA
(1)
wheatbelly diet
(1)
Avoid high fat consumption before bed
(144)
Eat egg whites
(3)
Carafate / Sucralfate
(13)
Lansoprazol
(10)
Elevate head of bed
(262)
Pickle Juice
(2)
Alka-Seltzer (Anhydrous citric acid & sodium bicarbonate)
(2)
Eliminate dairy
(9)
baking soda & water
(21)
Sage capsules
(4)
Famtodine
(52)
domperidone
(3)
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice
(10)
Stop smoking
(19)
Avoid food allergens
(68)
TUMS/Quick-Eze/Rennie/Titralac (calcium carbonate)
(375)
PepZin GI
(4)
Walk after dinner
(85)
Alkaline diet
(80)
Slippery Elm tea
(17)
Reduced lactose diet
(105)
Eliminate alcohol
(79)
Betaine-HCl
(16)
Smoking Cessation
(65)
Mylanta/Maalox (aluminum hydroxide with magnesium hydroxide)
(148)
Weight Loss
(177)
Himalayan Salt
(11)
EFT
(7)
Avipattikar Churna (Ayurvedic)
(1)
Bitters Like Dandelion
(1)
Lemon water
(24)
Raw foods diet
(22)
Sleep on left side
(59)
Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)
(146)
Probiotics
(86)
Swallow air bubble to block esophagus
(15)
DHG Licorice
(56)
Pepcid (Famotadine)
(56)
Eat an extremely large amount of food - 5000 calorie, one meal a day
(17)
Ginger supplements
(57)
Melatonin
(34)
Do rowing exercises at the gym
(29)
Reduced meat diet (more vegetarian)
(138)
Vitamin D3 (~75IU/kg)
(29)
Aloe Vera
(52)
Cold green tea
(46)
Sleep on back
(89)
Increase water intake
(131)
Add fiber to diet
(178)
Peppermint oil
(47)
Apple cider vinegar
(98)

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