There are a lot of things you can do to prevent the symptoms of GERD. Some simple lifestyle changes include:
Elevate the head of your bed at least six inches. If possible, put wooden blocks under the legs at the head of the bed or use a solid foam wedge under the head portion of the mattress. Simply using extra pillows may not help.
Certain foods cause the esophageal sphincter to relax for an hour or more during their digestion. Avoid these foods, ...
It is worrisome that babies with normal regurgitation or gatroesophageal reflux may be prescribed strong medication designed for the... Read more »
Current GERD treatment includes one or a combination of the following therapies: Lifestyle modifications Antacid therapy H2 Receptor antagonists... Read more »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved NEXIUM® delayed release capsules in children ages 12 to 17 for the short-term treatment of... Read more »