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Acid Reflux (GERD) (7,596 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

80 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Prilosec/Losec/Zegerid (omeprazole)
(444)
AcipHex/Pariet (rabeprazole)
(62)
Nexium (esomeprazole)
(198)
Protonix/Protium (pantoprazole)
(128)
Endoscopic dilatation
(25)
Avoid overeating
(279)
Prevacid (lansoprazole)
(192)
Avoid concentrated tomato products
(57)
Kapidex/Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)
(28)
Zantac/Zinetac (ranitidine)
(275)
Paleo diet
(29)
Eat a light meal in evening
(263)
Eat evening meal at least 3 hours before going to bed
(324)
Eliminate/reduce refined carbohydrates
(112)
RF Surgery on LES (Stretta)
(3)
Gaviscon
(119)
Gluten free diet
(90)
Eliminate tea & acidic drinks
(145)
High Ph Water - 9.5+
(4)
Not bending at waist to reach floor/pick things up
(35)
Avoid concentrated tomato products, potatoes and red meat together
(71)
Specific Carbohydrate Diet
(3)
Nissen Fundoplication
(5)
wheatbelly diet
(2)
Eliminate caffeine
(82)
Reduced Sugar Diet
(1)
VeMMA
(1)
Carafate / Sucralfate
(13)
baking soda & water
(25)
Eat egg whites
(3)
Avoid high fat consumption before bed
(153)
Alka-Seltzer (Anhydrous citric acid & sodium bicarbonate)
(5)
Famtodine
(53)
Lansoprazol
(12)
Elevate head of bed
(274)
Eliminate dairy
(14)
Sage capsules
(4)
Alkaline diet
(82)
Bitters Like Dandelion
(1)
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice
(10)
Pickle Juice
(3)
TUMS/Quick-Eze/Rennie/Titralac (calcium carbonate)
(387)
Reduced lactose diet
(111)
domperidone
(4)
PepZin GI
(4)
Walk after dinner
(87)
Avoid food allergens
(73)
Slippery Elm tea
(18)
Eliminate alcohol
(85)
Mylanta/Maalox (aluminum hydroxide with magnesium hydroxide)
(152)
Betaine-HCl
(18)
Smoking Cessation
(69)
Stop smoking
(24)
Himalayan Salt
(12)
Weight Loss
(184)
EFT
(7)
Limonine
(1)
Avipattikar Churna (Ayurvedic)
(1)
Alternative medicine
(1)
Lemon water
(26)
Raw foods diet
(23)
Sleep on left side
(67)
Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)
(153)
Probiotics
(94)
Swallow air bubble to block esophagus
(15)
DHG Licorice
(58)
Pepcid (Famotadine)
(60)
Reduced meat diet (more vegetarian)
(145)
Eat an extremely large amount of food - 5000 calorie, one meal a day
(18)
Ginger supplements
(59)
Do rowing exercises at the gym
(32)
Aloe Vera
(52)
Vitamin D3 (~75IU/kg)
(33)
Melatonin
(38)
Cold green tea
(47)
Sleep on back
(94)
Increase water intake
(139)
Add fiber to diet
(188)
Peppermint oil
(48)
Apple cider vinegar
(100)

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