What is Acid Reflux?

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Treatment Options For acid reflux antacid You Can Afford What is Acid Reflux Learning and Diagnosing the Cause of Acid reflux Acid reflux begins with heartburn a sore throat or nausea. It is also known as gastroesophageal GERD reflux disease. It destroys tissue due to the stomach acid piling up into the esophagus and causing pain. If you experience chest pain or heartburn more than two times in a week you may have acid reflux disease. Most 10 common symptoms of acid reflux disease • Heartburn • Bloating • Regurgitation • Bloody vomit • Dysphagia • Black stools • Burping • Nausea • Unexplained Weight loss • A dry cough or a sore throat Treating acid reflux antacid with Medication If you experience any of the above-mentioned acid reflux symptoms for more than a week then it is high time to seek medical help. For mild symptoms which are associated with acid reflux you can buy over the counter medication to counteract your pain or discomfort. Below is a list of acid reflux medicines that you can easily buy from your local pharmacist. For more info about acid reflux visit howtotreatacidrefluxnews.com/ Antacids How Does Antacid Relieve the Pain of Indigestion Over-the-counter pills like Tums Rolaids Maalox and Mylanta provide fast relief by neutralizing

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the stomach acid in mild cases of acid reflux. Some liquid form-antacids help by coating the esophagus lining and help to diminish acid in the stomach. However these medications do not aid in reducing the esophagus inflammation causing acid reflux or GERD. Antacids provide immediate relief like after taking a big meal. If you suffer from mild acid reflux take precaution when using over-the-counter medication to avoid further complications such as constipation or diarrhea. Oral Suspension Medication Does Pepto Bismol Help with Heartburn These include Carafate Pepto Bismol for heartburn treatment indigestion throat and stomach ulcers. Carafate liquid suspension coats the inner parts of the esophagus offering short-term relief to patients suffering from mild heartburn or stomach acidity.

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Anti-gas anti flatulence If you experience heartburn accompanied by bloating and pressure anti-flatulence medication like Beano Phazyme and Gas-X helps reduce the stress in your digestive tract. These tablet-form medications aid by breaking up gas foam eliminating the burning sensation in your system. H-2-Receptor Blockers Include drugs like Pepcid AC and Zantac and easily procured over-the-counter. These tablets prevent acid production in the stomach. They do not offer instant relief and doctors advise that you take them thirty minutes before mealtime or before your bedtime. Is Proton Pump Inhibitors PPI The Safest Medication For Acid Reflux PPIs are the safest and the most common treatment for reflux acid conditions. They help by blocking the production of acid and healing inflamed esophageal tissue. The tablet-form medications include Nexium Prevacid and Prilosec. If you experience frequent severe acidity this is the best medication for you. It is advisable to take PPIs under the care of a doctor to prevent GERD recurrence but Prilosec is sold over-the-counter. List of Proton pump inhibitors For GERD • Nexium • Aciphex • Protonix • Prevacid • Zegerid • Prilosec • Kapidex • Dexilant • Prevacid SoluTab • Dexilant SoluTab

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