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For how long you have these symptoms?
Are you suffering from stress?
Any past medical illness?
What is the status of bowel movements?
Age and sex?
There are certain Lifestyle and dietary changes which you should follow -
1. Avoid chocolate, peppermint, fatty foods, coffee, and alcoholic beverages
2 Eating meals at least 2 to 3 hours before bedtime may lessen reflux by allowing the acid in the stomach to decrease and the stomach to empty partially. I
3 If you are overweight,loose some weight.
4,Start practising Yoga and meditation.They will help you a lot.
Medications include -H2 blockers are available like ranitidine,famotidine
Start taking antacids-
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No one knows the exact cause of these symptoms. The following are several contributing factors that weaken or relax the lower esophageal sphincter, making reflux worse-
1. Lifestyle - Use of alcohol or cigarettes, obesity, poor posture
2. Diet - Fatty and fried foods, chocolate, garlic and onions, drinks with caffeine, acid foods such as citrus fruits
3.Eating habits - Eating large meals, eating soon before bedtime
Hope it helped.
You can take this medication for long use, it is safe long-term.
Consult your physician for folow up