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Many anecdotal treatments considered folly by yesterday's physicians, such as the value of vitamins, have now become accepted by the established medical community. It is usually due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the rise of stomach acid back up into the esophagus. Nexium Control can provide 24 hour protection from the symptoms of heartburn with just one tablet per day for up to 14 consecutive days.Foods to avoid Common trigger foods for people with reflux Although doctors debate which foods actually cause reflux symptoms, certain foods have been shown to cause problems for many people. After a few days I was put on some medicine (Rezhest and aciphex, apologies if I spelled one of the names wrong) and I am feeling better. If you take medications on a regular basis, you may need to investigate and see if one or more of them could be causing your digest problems.
That’s because while it’s a carminative -- meaning it can both prevent gas from forming in the gastrointestinal tract as well as help the body expel it -- the soothing menthol can potentially relax the LES, says Nabeel Farooqui, M. Foam wedges for sleeping are sold commercially and are the easiest way to sleep on an incline. The trouble is caused by the faulty oesophageal sphincter, the muscular ring at the lower end of the oesophagus, near the diaphragm. Cough and asthma Many nerves are in the lower esophagus.
But if that valve doesn't work well, the acid can go back up into your esophagusif stomach goes esophagus, you may have heartburn and belching. The cause of GERD is complex and may involve multiple causes. Consultation with both a gastroenterologist and a surgeon is recommended prior to such a decision.
Hiatal hernia Hiatal hernias contribute to reflux, although the way in which they contribute is not clear. Transient LES relaxations also occur in individuals without GERD, but they are infrequent. Symptoms lasting longer than 24 hours should be addressed medically. Many doctors suggest sleeping on an incline, which (as with your post-meal posture), may help keep stomach contents in the stomach. Many times sensitivities or allergies to certain foods or spices can be a contributing cause. This fruit is rich in plant enzymes that will help with digestion. It could be a gastro esophageal reflux and it needs proper attention before it severely affects the health of your baby. Avoid lying down for 3 to 4 hours after eating ANTACID THERAPY Update: see Dr. The scar tissue shrinks over time and narrows the esophagus. This can cause a feeling of a lump or hard swallowing all the time.