PPI's are meant to be taken consistently each day for the duration of treatment.
If your hernia is less than 3 cm, you could also ask about
TIF (transoral incisionless fundoplication). It's a minimally invasive procedure usually done on an outpatient basis that would both reduce the hernia and reinforce the valve.
Post Edited (Mike Z) : 2/8/2020 9:00:42 AM (GMT-7)