When muscles of the lower esophagus do not function
properly, food and acids from the stomach leak back -- or reflux -- into the
esophagus which causes the symptoms you are complaining of ,technically a
symptom of GERD it can be aggravated by foods, certain medications, and other factors
Try to follow these suggestions to
improve your symptoms :
- When going to sleep raise the
head of your bed so that your head and chest are higher than your feet,
you can use extra pillow .
-Eat meals at least two to three
hours before lying
-Decrease the size of portions at
meal times, or try eating four to five small meals instead of three large ones.
-Stay away from foods and
beverages that trigger your heartburn symptoms (for example, onions,
peppermint, chocolate, caffeine-containing beverages such as coffee, citrus
fruits or juices, tomatoes, or high-fat and spicy foods
-losing weight can help relieve your symptoms.
-Stop smoking and and avoid