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Treatments for GERD & Heartburn

Posted Aug 24 2008 4:41pm

Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat GERD & Heartburn:

Anti-reflux Surgery
Avoid bending over after eating
Avoid eating or drinking before bed
Avoid foods that may trigger reflux or heartburn
Avoid lying down for 2 to 3 hours after eating
Avoid smoking
Avoid straining to pass stool
Avoid straining to urinate
Avoid the stomach getting overly full
Avoid triggering attacks of heartburn
Coping measures
Eat slowing
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Lose weight if overweight
Sleep with head raised
Smaller more frequent meals
Wear loose-fitting clothing

These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat GERD & Heartburn.
You can connect with experts and other people who have GERD & Heartburnin the Wellsphere communities.
If you're interested in finding more information, tips, news and videos about GERD & Heartburn, go to the GERD & Heartburn WellPage or the Treatments for GERD & Heartburn WellPage.

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