I guess I am one of the more fortunate ones as I take the PPIs and my GERD is controlled well by the med. I know you have posted often here in the forum but I cannot remember if you have tried any alternative GERD treatments that may be safe for you ?
Herbal remedies sometimes used for GERD symptoms include licorice, slippery elm, chamomile and marshmallow.
Techniques to calm stress and anxiety may reduce signs and symptoms of GERD. Before trying an alternative treatments do check with your Dr.
Aren't you scheduled for surgery on March 2nd ? That is just a week away.
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Post Edited (stkitt) : 2/23/2012 3:09:07 PM (GMT-7)