Overview

Acid reflux disease or GERD is a chronic digestive disease with symptoms of esophogeal burning & heartburn. GERD can be managed thru medication & lifestyle changes.[read article]

Tests for GERD

1.
Barium Swallow
2.
Your esophagus is the tube that connects your throat to your stomach. Each time you swallow the muscles in your esophagus contract. This pushes the food you eat int...  More
3.
Esophageal pH monitoring is performed if you are having problems with your upper digestive tract. It helps your doctor determine if stomach acid is entering the eso...  More
4.
Esophagoscopy
5.
A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
6.
Esophageal Motility Study
7.
The Bernstein test is used to simulate the symptoms of heartburn , a burning sensation in the chest. The test is designed to reproduce the symptoms experienced when...  More
8.
Endoscopy is a procedure that uses specialized tools to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body. This allows surgeons to view problems with...  More
Top

Over the Counter Medications for GERD

1.
OMEPRAZOLE (oh ME pray zol) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, certain bacteria in ...  More
2.
CIMETIDINE (sye MET i deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulc...  More
3.
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE; MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE (a LOO mi num hye DROX ide; mag NEE zee um hye DROX ide) is an antacid. It is used to relieve the symptoms of indigestion, h...  More
4.
CALCIUM CARBONATE (KAL see um KAR bon ate) is a calcium salt. It is used as an antacid to relieve the symptoms of indigestion and heartburn. It is also used to prev...  More
5.
RANITIDINE (ra NYE te deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulc...  More
6.
FAMOTIDINE (fa MOE ti deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can also reliev...  More
7.
NIZATIDINE (ni ZA ti deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach pain and discomfort, and the heartburn fr...  More
8.
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE; MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE; SIMETHICONE (a LOO mi num hye DROX ide; mag NEE zhum hye DROX ide; sye METH i kone) is an antacid and antigas medicine. It ...  More
9.
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE (a LOO mi num hye DROX ide) is an antacid. It is used to relieve the symptoms of indigestion, heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD),...  More
10.
MAGALDRATE (MAG al drate) is an antacid. It is used to relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, and upset stomach.  More
11.
SODIUM BICARBONATE (SOE dee um; bye KAR bon ate) is an antacid. It is used to treat acid indigestion and heartburn caused by too much acid in the stomach.  More
Top

Prescribed Medications for GERD

1.
OMEPRAZOLE (oh ME pray zol) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, certain bacteria in ...  More
2.
ESOMEPRAZOLE (es oh ME pray zol) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, certain bacteri...  More
3.
CIMETIDINE (sye MET i deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulc...  More
4.
PANTOPRAZOLE (pan TOE pra zole) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), inflammation of the esop...  More
5.
OMEPRAZOLE; SODIUM BICARBONATE (oh ME pray zol; SOE dee um bye KAR bon ate) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal ref...  More
6.
CALCIUM CARBONATE (KAL see um KAR bon ate) is a calcium salt. It is used as an antacid to relieve the symptoms of indigestion and heartburn. It is also used to prev...  More
7.
RANITIDINE (ra NYE te deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulc...  More
8.
RABEPRAZOLE (ra BE pray zole) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), certain ulcers, certain ba...  More
9.
LANSOPRAZOLE (lan SOE pra zole) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, certain bacteria...  More
10.
FAMOTIDINE (fa MOE ti deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can also reliev...  More
11.
NIZATIDINE (ni ZA ti deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach pain and discomfort, and the heartburn fr...  More
12.
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE (a LOO mi num hye DROX ide) is an antacid. It is used to relieve the symptoms of indigestion, heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD),...  More
13.
METOCLOPRAMIDE (met oh kloe PRA mide) is used to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) like heartburn. It is also used to treat people with s...  More
14.
SODIUM BICARBONATE (SOE dee um; bye KAR bon ate) is an antacid. It is used to treat acid indigestion and heartburn caused by too much acid in the stomach.  More
Top

Self Care for GERD

1.
Weight Reduction
2.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 70 percent of individuals who smoke cigarettes would like to quit.  More
3.
Elevate Head of Bed While Lying Down
4.
Reduce Caffeine Intake
5.
Avoid Lying Down after Meals
Top

Surgical Procedures for GERD

1.
Antireflux surgery is a type of surgery designed to treat and prevent symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a common chronic digestive disease...  More
Top

Herbs and Supplements for GERD What's this?

1.
Carob ( Ceratonia siliqua ) is a leguminous evergreen tree of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). Although it was originally native to Mediterranean regions, it ...  More
Efficacy Grade C
Top

Medical Procedures for GERD

1.
Stretta Procedure
Top
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement