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Acid Reflux (GERD) (7,175 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

77 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Prilosec/Losec/Zegerid (omeprazole)
(433)
AcipHex/Pariet (rabeprazole)
(62)
Nexium (esomeprazole)
(192)
Protonix/Protium (pantoprazole)
(124)
Endoscopic dilatation
(25)
Avoid overeating
(273)
Prevacid (lansoprazole)
(187)
Avoid concentrated tomato products
(52)
Kapidex/Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)
(28)
Zantac/Zinetac (ranitidine)
(268)
Eat a light meal in evening
(256)
Paleo diet
(29)
Eat evening meal at least 3 hours before going to bed
(314)
Gluten free diet
(87)
Eliminate/reduce refined carbohydrates
(106)
Avoid concentrated tomato products, potatoes and red meat together
(66)
RF Surgery on LES (Stretta)
(3)
Gaviscon
(114)
Eliminate tea & acidic drinks
(142)
High Ph Water - 9.5+
(3)
Specific Carbohydrate Diet
(3)
Not bending at waist to reach floor/pick things up
(34)
Eliminate caffeine
(78)
Nissen Fundoplication
(5)
Avoid high fat consumption before bed
(147)
VeMMA
(1)
wheatbelly diet
(1)
Lansoprazol
(11)
Eat egg whites
(3)
Carafate / Sucralfate
(13)
Eliminate dairy
(10)
baking soda & water
(22)
Alka-Seltzer (Anhydrous citric acid & sodium bicarbonate)
(2)
Elevate head of bed
(264)
Famtodine
(53)
Sage capsules
(4)
Pickle Juice
(3)
domperidone
(3)
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice
(10)
Avoid food allergens
(69)
Stop smoking
(19)
TUMS/Quick-Eze/Rennie/Titralac (calcium carbonate)
(378)
Alkaline diet
(81)
Walk after dinner
(85)
PepZin GI
(4)
Reduced lactose diet
(107)
Slippery Elm tea
(17)
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)
Bitters Like Dandelion
(1)
Avipattikar Churna (Ayurvedic)
(1)
Lemon water
(24)
Raw foods diet
(22)
Sleep on left side
(61)
Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)
(146)
Swallow air bubble to block esophagus
(15)
Probiotics
(89)
DHG Licorice
(57)
Pepcid (Famotadine)
(57)
Eat an extremely large amount of food - 5000 calorie, one meal a day
(17)
Do rowing exercises at the gym
(30)
Reduced meat diet (more vegetarian)
(139)
Melatonin
(35)
Ginger supplements
(58)
Vitamin D3 (~75IU/kg)
(31)
Aloe Vera
(52)
Cold green tea
(47)
Sleep on back
(91)
Increase water intake
(134)
Add fiber to diet
(181)
Peppermint oil
(47)
Apple cider vinegar
(98)

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