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Halls
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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 8/10/2007 9:45 AM (GMT -6)   
The pain in my esophagus hurts really bad, but when I sit up straight and have good posture it gets better.

Does good posture help heal the esophagus?

Also, I am thinking of trying to desensitize myself on prilosec. I tried to take a 4th and it still bothered me so I'm thinking of trying just a tiny bit for a while than move up.

Anyone have any advice on how much I should try for how long, and if I should do it at all?

D to the B
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Date Joined Jun 2007
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   Posted 8/13/2007 10:56 AM (GMT -6)   
I don't know if you have GERD or not but good posture does help:

I read this about it:

a slouched posture is an important factor contributing to GERD. With a slouched posture there is no straight path between the stomach and esophagus; muscles around the esophagus go into a spasm. Gas and acidity get blocked in the spasm, causing coughing and other asthma-like symptoms.
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