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Hi all. I developed acid reflux which was constant burning in my throat a few months ago. It came on suddenly and no idea why like many on here. I had previously been diagnosed with IBS a few mths ago. The burning was all day, from when waking until sleeping and was only fine whilst sleeping. I sought help and was put on rantidine. This didnt work for 2 weeks despite taking 150mg x 2 a day. I had brurning all day, every day and even in my nose which then progressed t my chest and even a warm sensation in my tummy. I researched and researched and this is what worked for me so may help others. I have now come off my rantidine and stil OK ( I am hoping for good, but we will see)

I have since been diagnosed with mutliple mobile gallstones which may have caused the reflux or may not!

Slippery elm, 3 x a day

Mastic gum 2 x aday

probiotics 2 x a day

Digestion enzymes with every meal

Digestive enzymes with HCL and pepsin with meat

Fermented foods

Powdered broccoli sprouts

Milk thistle

CUT all high fat foods, onions, tomatoes, coconut products ( except yogurt) most nuts ( which give me IBS symptoms) all gluten ( except on date night once a mth) and all dairy. I have also reduced red meat and stopped bacon.

I do eat healthy anyway, mostly organic and paleo but I had to restrict a lot. I aslo cut dark chocolate and most of my herbal drinks which I now consume over the past week in small amounts.

I have done this for weeks and kepyt on when reflux stopped and removed the rantidine to 1 then 0.

 I am now just on digestive enzymes (both types) and probiotics with every meal. Occasional mastic gum and milk thistle, broccoli sprouts and fermented and stayed fine.

Maybe this might help others?

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    Hi Star42, many thanks for sharing this information. Could you possible tell me the names of the products you used, so I can give this ago. I have a hiatus hernia and am suffering with acid reflux bad in the back. It is as if I have the heartburn in my back. I am on Omeprazole, Gaviscon and Rantidine, been like this 5/6 weeks. Many Thanks Shirley
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      Yes sad they don't tell u as simple things as brands not hurting anyone I got something that could have really helped me but instead a moderater deleted it I was going to discuss it with my dr there r better forums that don't delete things that can help people

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