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Acid Reflux (GERD) (5,962 members)

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75 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Prilosec/Losec/Zegerid (omeprazole)
(395)
Nexium (esomeprazole)
(177)
AcipHex/Pariet (rabeprazole)
(58)
Protonix/Protium (pantoprazole)
(115)
Avoid overeating
(252)
Prevacid (lansoprazole)
(177)
Kapidex/Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)
(28)
Paleo diet
(28)
Zantac/Zinetac (ranitidine)
(250)
Endoscopic dilatation
(22)
Avoid concentrated tomato products
(39)
Eat a light meal in evening
(234)
Eliminate/reduce refined carbohydrates
(96)
Eat evening meal at least 3 hours before going to bed
(288)
RF Surgery on LES (Stretta)
(3)
Eliminate tea & acidic drinks
(127)
Avoid concentrated tomato products, potatoes and red meat together
(54)
Gluten free diet
(78)
Not bending at waist to reach floor/pick things up
(32)
Nissen Fundoplication
(5)
Specific Carbohydrate Diet
(2)
wheatbelly diet
(1)
VeMMA
(1)
High Ph Water - 9.5+
(1)
Eliminate caffeine
(62)
Avoid high fat consumption before bed
(135)
Eliminate dairy
(3)
baking soda & water
(17)
Carafate / Sucralfate
(12)
Gaviscon
(106)
Eat egg whites
(2)
PepZin GI
(2)
Sage capsules
(4)
Elevate head of bed
(240)
Avoid food allergens
(64)
Famtodine
(48)
TUMS/Quick-Eze/Rennie/Titralac (calcium carbonate)
(355)
Alkaline diet
(74)
Reduced lactose diet
(95)
Lansoprazol
(7)
domperidone
(2)
Slippery Elm tea
(16)
Walk after dinner
(79)
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice
(5)
Eliminate alcohol
(68)
Stop smoking
(14)
Betaine-HCl
(14)
Weight Loss
(166)
Lemon water
(19)
Mylanta/Maalox (aluminum hydroxide with magnesium hydroxide)
(141)
Sleep on left side
(46)
Himalayan Salt
(10)
Smoking Cessation
(62)
Raw foods diet
(21)
EFT
(7)
Avipattikar Churna (Ayurvedic)
(1)
Bitters Like Dandelion
(1)
Probiotics
(70)
Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)
(138)
Eat an extremely large amount of food - 5000 calorie, one meal a day
(14)
Swallow air bubble to block esophagus
(15)
DHG Licorice
(51)
Pepcid (Famotadine)
(50)
Vitamin D3 (~75IU/kg)
(22)
Melatonin
(28)
Reduced meat diet (more vegetarian)
(127)
Cold green tea
(43)
Do rowing exercises at the gym
(27)
Ginger supplements
(47)
Aloe Vera
(49)
Increase water intake
(110)
Sleep on back
(81)
Add fiber to diet
(162)
Peppermint oil
(46)
Apple cider vinegar
(91)

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