GERD Treatments

Most GERD is easily treatable. The first step is identifying what triggers your symptoms—from spicy foods to wearing clothing that’s too tight on your abdomen—and making lifestyle and diet changes. Sometimes, little tricks like elevating the head of your bed can cut your acid reflux. Other times, over-the-counter antacids can provide relief.

However, if you’re still suffering after trying these methods, you may need stronger, prescription medication like H2 receptors or proton pump inhibitors. For the most chronic cases, surgery may be necessary. Talk to your doctor about which option is best for you.

Quick Relief for Heartburn

Heartburn can creep up at the most inconvenient time. Nip your symptoms in the bud with these quick relief methods.

How to Save Money on GERD Treatments

Managing GERD-related symptoms can require regularly taking medication, which can get expensive. Get tips on saving.

Acid Reflux/GERD Surgery Options

If lifestyle changes and medication don't help relieve your GERD symptoms, surgery may be your best option.

Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

Home remedies can play a role in healing your acid reflux symptoms. Learn about helpful lifestyle and dietary modifications here.

Herbs and Supplements for Acid Reflux

Some herbs and supplements have the potential to soothe symptoms of GERD.

Over-the-counter Treatments

Over-the-counter medications can help successfully manage infrequent symptoms of acid reflux.

Wedge Pillows for GERD

Wedge pillows can help relieve heartburn, especially if you're awoken by your acid reflux during the night.

Magnet Therapy, Acupuncture, and Other CAM Treatments

Learn about alternative ways to treat GERD, such as acupuncture, magnet therapy, and botanicals.

H2 Receptor Blockers

Learn about the different types of H2 blockers, how they work, risks, side effects, and success rates.

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