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Have been having a lot of burning in my stomach and real nauseous.  The burning gets so bad sometimes that I have discomfort in my chest and my back. 

I went to see my doctor and she said I Have Gerd.  I Was Given Omeprazole and hope it starts working quick because I Am Miserable. 

Has anyone had gerd and can anyone give me any suggestions on how or what to do to be more comfortable. 

Thank You 

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    I have had GERD for years and it can give me chest pain and a cough.  Omeprazole worked for me.  Simply try the omeprazole and give it a chance to work; don't worry because anxiety can make heartburn worse.  Eat little but often, don't eat too late at night and keep a food diary to see if any foods set the burning off.  Fatty, rich and spicy foods are not good for GERD and affect me.  I have IBS as well and I am living a perfectly normal life because I have simply got used to the symptoms.

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