Woke up 3 times during the night thanks to acid reflux

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  1. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Had a few beers and pizza. Holy shit what a horrible night. Was actually waking up choking in the acid :puke:
     
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    Sucks to be you.
     
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    zingger They know! Gold

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    I've had those nights. It's your body screaming for you to change your filthy, disgusting habits.


    Or die a slow horrible death.
     
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    zingger They know! Gold

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    It's either that or stick a book under the legs of your bed and sleep on an angle :dontknow:
     
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    This is one of the reasons I rarely drink anymore.
     
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    it's called TUMS
     
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    Esophageal cancers
     
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    Shivvy Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I've cut back. It was a mixture of the beer and the pizza. Pizza kills me now
     
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    Shivvy Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Does that work?
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    AIDS...throat AIDS.
     
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    See if you have honey in the cabinet , Take a big swig , It will coat your esophagus to keep the acid from burning for a few.
     
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    Before ya go to bed drink some club soda or seltzer it will break it up as you beltch.
     
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    That's how they got John bonham
     
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    Get some Prevacid. It works.
     
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    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    I have it also
     
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    Pizza is a huge no go if you get the gurd, especially at night.

    Raise the head side if your bed 4-6 inches with small wood blocks and sleep on the LEFT side of your body.
     
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    Also, Prilosec in AM, Zantac in PM. Both work and both over the counter.
     
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    I second the prevacid but you have to take it every day.
     
  20. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I take prilosec. The doc gave me something called Dexilant