best way to get calcium on acid reflux/gerd diet?

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

beakernz
New Member


Date Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts : 10
   Posted 7/12/2012 5:00 AM (GMT -6)   
I am told the LES valve needs calcium, that we should be getting 1000mg calcium a day. If off dairy I find this very difficult. Calcium rich foods still don't have enough. I am finding calcium supplements give me reflux issues. I have tried a sea vegetable based calcium and calcium citrate. Is there a more gentle calcium I can try? If someone could advise on the most gentle calcium supplement that would be a big help.

Thanks!

kazbern
Veteran Member


Date Joined May 2010
Total Posts : 8384
   Posted 7/12/2012 10:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Why are you on a dairy free diet? I find that lactose free milk and yogurt are both ok reflux-wise.
*******************
49 yrs old, IBD diagnosis in spring '01. Proctitis, gastritis, ileitis.
Currently taking Pentasa (3g/day)Colazal (9 pills/day), Sulfazine (1.5 g/day), Prevacid, folic acid, vit. D (2K iu), flax seed oil (2 tsp/day), mesalamine enema as needed. Gluten free as of 5/30/11.

ericapeace2000
Veteran Member


Date Joined Mar 2012
Total Posts : 1110
   Posted 7/12/2012 10:59 AM (GMT -6)   
I take Citrical petites, it was recommended by my doctor.
Diagnosed GERD, no other medical conditions (this one is enough)
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Monday, September 24, 2018 12:24 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 3,005,987 posts in 329,290 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 161816 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, nagawarrior.
235 Guest(s), 2 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
dbrookenz, sebreg