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  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - Prevention

    Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), such as heartburn, can be uncomfortable or even painful. You may be able to prevent these symptoms by making lifestyle changes such as losing weight, not smoking, not using alcohol, and avoiding certain

  2. Heartburn: Reducing Pressure on Your Stomach - Topic Overview

    Putting pressure on your stomach may push stomach juices into your esophagus,causing heartburn. You can make changes to help relieve your symptoms of heartburn. Here are some things to try: It’s best to eat several small meals instead of two or three large meals. After you eat,wait 2 to 3 hours before you lie down. Late-night snacks aren't a good idea. If you get heartburn at night,raise ...

  3. Prevention

    You may be able to prevent gas, burping, and bloating. Take steps to avoid swallowing air: Eat slowly. Avoid gulping food or beverages. When you rush through meals or eat on the run, you are more likely to swallow air.

  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn about factors that increase your risk of developing symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

  5. H2 Blockers (Acid Reducers) for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

    Drug details for H2 blockers (acid reducers) for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - Treatment Overview

    Information on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

  7. Heartburn - Preparing For Your Appointment

    A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Heartburn.

  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - Cause

    Learn about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), its cause, and how it develops.

  9. Proton Pump Inhibitors for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

    Drug details for Proton pump inhibitors for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

  10. Heartburn - Prevention

    Tips to help prevent heartburn.

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