Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) treatments
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Treatments could include:

  • Weight loss advised
  • Lifestyle Modifications in GERD
  • Elevate Head of Bed While Lying Down
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Fundoplication
  • Reduce Caffeine Intake
  • GERD Free Diet
  • Avoid Lying Down after Meals
  • Stretta Procedure
  • Continuous (12-months) therapy with proton pump inhibitor (PPI) or histamine H2 receptor antagonist (H2RA) received (GERD)
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  • According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 70 percent of individuals who smoke cigarettes would like to quit (CDC, 2012). However, most people who try to quit are not successful in their first attempt. This is because the body p...
  • Teens who smoke become adults who smoke. Most teens don't fully understand the risks associated with smoking or how difficult it will be to quit.
  • Talking to your parents about quitting smoking can be intimidating. It is extremely important that you discuss quitting and help them become a former smoker.
  • 70 percent of smokers say they want to quit, so your partner may already be thinking about quitting. Express your concerns for their health.
  • Nicotine-replacement therapies and smoking cessation medications are two options for quitting smoking. Read about other plans and strategies for quitting.
  • Staying smoke-free is more than just giving up cigarettes; it is a complete lifestyle change. Here are some suggestions for making your new life smoke-free.
  • Research has shown that the best way to quit smoking and stay smoke free is to combine a cessation aid (like the patch or nicotine gum) with a strong support system.
  • Antireflux surgery is a type of surgery designed to treat and prevent symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a common chronic digestive disease where stomach contents flow back up the esophagus or the tube that connects the mo...
  • Learn which foods are generally best to avoid with GERD, such as high-fat foods, tomatoes, citrus fruit, chocolate, garlic and onions. And foods to include, such as: yogurt and probiotics, peanut butter, and fiber.
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