Lpr/gerd quality of life is shit

In 5 years I'll probably have apnea and asthma from this disease. Eventually lung problems from chronic microaspiration. I haven't got a sore throat yet but I probably will start getting them soon enough. Maybe I will get a serious lung infection and be put out of my misery. I constantly have mucus in my …

Sit-ups/stomach exercises and acid reflux.

I have pretty much been able to control my reflux with antacids (calcium carbonate). Weirdly, hot and spicy foods, cola, peanut butter and chocolate don't make my reflux worse. I have wanted to tone my stomach recently by doing sit-ups and crunches in the morning but my reflux has been getting worse. I stopped the …

New here but I need some help

Diagnosed with reflux at age 5 Diagnosed with GERD, SIBO, and (most likely but not confirmed) IBS at age 21 I'm making dietary changes, taking my meds like a good lil girl, and staying as active as I can without irritating the degenerative disk in my lower back. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to have made …

Acid coming up throat into windpipe

I wake up choking/drowning because the acid has traveled all the way up and makes my throat SO raw. I'm scared of aspiration into the lungs… This happens to me once in a while and was wondering if anyone else gets it? I intend to elevate head of the bed but don't have the money …

Things that are helping me

Ayyyy I've been drinking only warm water now and I've been taking melatonin and I'm seeing improvement it's amazing I'm also getting more vitamin d and I've been eating black raspberries submitted by /u/Ocean_95 [link] [comments] Source link

Long-term effects? Experience with Gaviscon and/or cancer?

I've had GERD/heartburn since I was 16. As I got older and started drinking the symptoms would occasionally get worse. What is it like having GERD for the LONG long-term? I live in constant fear that I'll get esophageal cancer. Has anyone tried Gaviscon? Supposedly it forms a "raft" above the acid and physically blocks …