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Having been recently diagnosed with GERD, I am learning that I need to make some lifestyle changes if I want to feel good.
My most difficult symptom is shortness of breath, and wheezing. This leads to not being able to sleep laying down. I've spent too many nights sitting up on the couch gasping for air, coughing and only getting bits and pieces of sleep.
I had childhood asthma, and thought that I was having a recurrence in my late 50's. When the specialist I saw told me that it wasn't asthma, but a digestive problem, I was stunned. I'm following his advice though, which includes raising the front of my bed slightly, eating dinner early, and eating half the amount I usually eat.
I'm curious if anyone else has had the difficult breathing symptom that I have.
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