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I have got COPD as also GERD. I am told that in such cases the reflux of acids can trickle down to the lungs and further aggravate COPD. What should be the remedial measure for it?

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Oral antacids, prokinetic drug, sleeping in 30 degree propped up position and taking small frequent means with lots of salad will help a lot. Also consult a chest physician.
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Treat GERD. Eat light and frequently. Keep a gap of 3 hour between dinner and sleep
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