Gallbladder problems can cause pain around the ribs. An ultra-sound can show stones, but a HIDA scan is needed to check for gallbladder function (which can be impaired in the absence of stones).
Digestive enzymes can sometimes reduce GERD symptoms.
DGL can also help with GERD.
Probiotics, if you aren't already taking them...yeast issues can cause various GI symptoms.
Medication side-effects can lead to stomach problems - ask your pharmacist.
Homeopathic Nux V. can help settle the stomach...I use it for heartburn/GERD/indigestion with good results.
Chronic Lyme Disease, Bartonella (clinical dx only), Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, etc.; G-Tube; TPN via PICC (trying again to wean off the TPN).
Meds: IV Cipro, Heparin (to flush PICC line), Singulair, Claritin, Domperidone, Colloidal Silver, probiotics, digestive enzymes, Milk Thistle & other liver support herbs, Magnesium, homeopathy.