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Acid Reflux (GERD) (6,375 members)

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76 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Prilosec/Losec/Zegerid (omeprazole)
(410)
AcipHex/Pariet (rabeprazole)
(59)
Nexium (esomeprazole)
(183)
Protonix/Protium (pantoprazole)
(118)
Avoid overeating
(259)
Prevacid (lansoprazole)
(182)
Endoscopic dilatation
(23)
Paleo diet
(28)
Kapidex/Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)
(28)
Avoid concentrated tomato products
(42)
Zantac/Zinetac (ranitidine)
(259)
Eat a light meal in evening
(239)
Gluten free diet
(80)
Eat evening meal at least 3 hours before going to bed
(295)
RF Surgery on LES (Stretta)
(3)
Eliminate/reduce refined carbohydrates
(98)
Eliminate tea & acidic drinks
(132)
Avoid concentrated tomato products, potatoes and red meat together
(58)
Not bending at waist to reach floor/pick things up
(32)
Nissen Fundoplication
(5)
Specific Carbohydrate Diet
(2)
Eliminate dairy
(4)
Alka-Seltzer (Anhydrous citric acid & sodium bicarbonate)
(1)
wheatbelly diet
(1)
VeMMA
(1)
High Ph Water - 9.5+
(1)
Gaviscon
(107)
Eliminate caffeine
(66)
Avoid high fat consumption before bed
(139)
Carafate / Sucralfate
(12)
PepZin GI
(2)
Eat egg whites
(2)
Lansoprazol
(9)
Sage capsules
(4)
Elevate head of bed
(246)
Avoid food allergens
(64)
Famtodine
(49)
TUMS/Quick-Eze/Rennie/Titralac (calcium carbonate)
(364)
Alkaline diet
(75)
domperidone
(3)
Reduced lactose diet
(98)
Walk after dinner
(81)
Slippery Elm tea
(16)
baking soda & water
(18)
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice
(6)
Eliminate alcohol
(70)
Betaine-HCl
(14)
Stop smoking
(15)
Mylanta/Maalox (aluminum hydroxide with magnesium hydroxide)
(143)
Weight Loss
(170)
Smoking Cessation
(62)
Lemon water
(20)
Himalayan Salt
(11)
Sleep on left side
(51)
Raw foods diet
(21)
EFT
(7)
Bitters Like Dandelion
(1)
Avipattikar Churna (Ayurvedic)
(1)
Probiotics
(73)
Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)
(142)
Eat an extremely large amount of food - 5000 calorie, one meal a day
(14)
Swallow air bubble to block esophagus
(15)
DHG Licorice
(52)
Pepcid (Famotadine)
(53)
Vitamin D3 (~75IU/kg)
(25)
Melatonin
(29)
Reduced meat diet (more vegetarian)
(128)
Do rowing exercises at the gym
(28)
Aloe Vera
(49)
Ginger supplements
(49)
Cold green tea
(44)
Sleep on back
(85)
Increase water intake
(117)
Add fiber to diet
(165)
Peppermint oil
(46)
Apple cider vinegar
(92)

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