Acid Reflux (GERD)


What lifestyle changes or home changes have you made that have been successful in managing GERD? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: John, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: June 22

From 110 kilos I reduced to 90 kilos, then started doing pushups, sit-ups and other exercises that can strengthen the stomach area. For 5 years I had GERD but now since 1 year I never experience bloating and heavy breathing.

Comment from: Tessa Hurst, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: April 25

I have started eating little and often over the few months. It has relieved some of the symptoms of GERD such as abdominal pain and bloating, and I have also lost five pounds in weight.

Comment from: Daisy, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 10

I read The Acid Watcher Diet book, and went on a 28 day reflux prevention and healing program. My dentist showed me how my gum tissues were inflamed from the overly acidic environment. I'm eliminating some foods during the GERD healing phase (citrus, coffee, vinegar, and wine) and I already have not had to clear my throat once this morning.

Comment from: Benson, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: April 13

I am just taking toothpaste, ash, omeprazole and other antacids such as Allucid for GERD but all in all I am getting worse from acidity and bloating, am suffering seriously.


GERD is the back up of stomach acid into the esophagus. See Answer

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