Reply to Alkaline gal. This is much more common than increased acid.
Ironically, low stomach acid levels can result in heartburn. Muhammad Ali Rauf Family medicine. I want my free account. My problem is taking klonopin in the day makes me tired and then if I take it for extended periods and stop I get withdrawls. Acid Reflux Overview Reviewed: Acid Reflux Prognosis Back to Top.
Sign Up Today!
I really hate the PPI's. The following are the most common causes:. It is very nice to see people from all around the world willing to help people they don't know. Rabeprazole - I am 80yrs old. Fuchs KH, et al.
Acid Reflux Overview
Many medications cause heartburn as a side-effect, including, several acid blockers. Does it make you sleepy? Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author, and not the administrators, moderators, or editorial staff and hence eHealth Forum and its principals will accept no liabilities or responsibilities for the statements made. Try not to lie down for at least three hours following a meal and raise the head of your bed six to eight inches to aid digestion; do not eat close to bedtime.
Some pages may not appear or function as intended. The Prevalence of Acid Reflux Disease Acid rising from the stomach and irritating the lower esophageal sphincter LESthe valve that separates the esophagus from the stomach, results in the feeling of what is commonly called heartburn.
You must sign in to view your friends. The breathing issue is by far the worst. I changed my mind.
Can you tell me more? The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk. Any feedback from the group members is appreciated. This probe can detect and record the amount of stomach acid that is refluxing into the esophagus.