• Michelle Michelle
    February 03, 2009
    I have heart burn so bad it makes me throw up is that acid reflux
    Michelle Michelle
    February 03, 2009

    It only happens at night, the throwing up part, but usually I have indigestion or heart burn most of the day & i've been taking over the counter ant acids, but they don't work most of the time.

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  • TheresaGHW March 05, 2009
    TheresaGHW
    March 05, 2009

    Go to the doctor and ask for medication for acid reflux.  I tried Prilosec, but it knocks me out.  After several years, Zantac didn't work anymore.  Now I take Aciphex.  One little 20 mg tablet per day, that is all. 

     

    Until you get to the doctor, raise the head of your bed 6 inches.  Don't eat before bed unless it is saltines and a caffiene-free soda.  Sleep on your left side, preferably elevated.  Another thing, don't eat 3 hours before going to bed to sleep.  I don't eat past 6pm.  I have a hiatal hernia and stuff gets into it.  The soda will wash it out.  I have had to have my throat (esophagus) stretched a couple of times because it got so narrow I couldn't eat. 

     

    Stay off caffiene, it burns.  I drink caffiene-free diet sodas because I also have problems with high blood sugar. 

     

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