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Acid Reflux (GERD) (6,487 members)

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77 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Prilosec/Losec/Zegerid (omeprazole)
(413)
AcipHex/Pariet (rabeprazole)
(59)
Nexium (esomeprazole)
(183)
Protonix/Protium (pantoprazole)
(118)
Avoid overeating
(260)
Prevacid (lansoprazole)
(183)
Avoid concentrated tomato products
(44)
Endoscopic dilatation
(23)
Kapidex/Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)
(28)
Paleo diet
(28)
Zantac/Zinetac (ranitidine)
(261)
Eat a light meal in evening
(240)
Eat evening meal at least 3 hours before going to bed
(296)
Gluten free diet
(81)
Eliminate/reduce refined carbohydrates
(100)
RF Surgery on LES (Stretta)
(3)
Eliminate tea & acidic drinks
(133)
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)
Pickle Juice
(1)
wheatbelly diet
(1)
High Ph Water - 9.5+
(1)
Alka-Seltzer (Anhydrous citric acid & sodium bicarbonate)
(1)
VeMMA
(1)
Eliminate dairy
(6)
Gaviscon
(108)
Eliminate caffeine
(67)
Lansoprazol
(10)
Famtodine
(50)
Avoid high fat consumption before bed
(140)
Carafate / Sucralfate
(12)
PepZin GI
(2)
Eat egg whites
(2)
Sage capsules
(4)
Elevate head of bed
(246)
Alkaline diet
(76)
domperidone
(3)
Reduced lactose diet
(99)
Walk after dinner
(82)
Avoid food allergens
(65)
TUMS/Quick-Eze/Rennie/Titralac (calcium carbonate)
(366)
Slippery Elm tea
(16)
Stop smoking
(16)
baking soda & water
(18)
Eliminate alcohol
(71)
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice
(6)
Betaine-HCl
(14)
Mylanta/Maalox (aluminum hydroxide with magnesium hydroxide)
(145)
Weight Loss
(171)
Smoking Cessation
(62)
Himalayan Salt
(11)
Lemon water
(21)
Sleep on left side
(53)
Raw foods diet
(21)
EFT
(7)
Avipattikar Churna (Ayurvedic)
(1)
Bitters Like Dandelion
(1)
Probiotics
(74)
Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)
(143)
Eat an extremely large amount of food - 5000 calorie, one meal a day
(14)
Swallow air bubble to block esophagus
(15)
Pepcid (Famotadine)
(54)
DHG Licorice
(52)
Vitamin D3 (~75IU/kg)
(26)
Melatonin
(29)
Do rowing exercises at the gym
(28)
Reduced meat diet (more vegetarian)
(129)
Ginger supplements
(50)
Aloe Vera
(49)
Cold green tea
(45)
Sleep on back
(87)
Increase water intake
(119)
Add fiber to diet
(166)
Peppermint oil
(46)
Apple cider vinegar
(93)

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