I am a 20 year old female suffering from gerd since childhood I usually regurgitate the food I eat but never had severe acidity problems I take rabeprazole 20 but since a week I have severe acidity problem n it worsens as I eat a chocolate or have tea I have heartburn shivering anxiety mild chest pain or sort of pinching near my breastbone I have taken many antacids.
You have to chew food properly, Do not
eat hurriedly, no talking while eating. G ap of atleast 3 hrs between dinner and sleep. C councelling, consultation required .for lifestyle modification and stress management or investigations.
God bless you.
GERD is very controllable problem. I am amazed that you have been suffering with it and haven't received help from any corner. First of all, Rabprazole is for acidity and not for GERD. Infact for GERD - first we suggest three cardinal rules- 1. Do not take too much water with your food. 2. Don't overfill your stomach and try less food but at more frequency to meet your needs. Avoiding spicy and oily stuff as much as possible. 3. Most importantly, Never lie down immediately after taking anything to eat OR Drink! if you follow these rules and get relief then its great- if you don't then better medicines can be recommended!
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