This is Dr. David
you should see your doctor and get your blood levels checked for polycystic ovarian syndrome which can cause you to gain weight
also you thyroid levels need to be checked as well.
cortisol levels should be checked as well, but usually they are normal.
it sounds like you have had experience with dieting and loosing weight.
it is important to also exercise and diet as well to loose weight slowly over time.
you should ask to see a nutritionist or dietician and also a exercise therapist to help you loose weight.
you may need to improve your core abdominal strength to help decrease GERDS
also you may need stomach acid reducers like zantac or maalox to decrease GERDs
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