GERD - 10 Questions

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about...

GERD

  1. What causes GERD?

  2. What kind of problems can GERD lead to?

  3. What foods or substances should I avoid?

  4. How high should I raise the head of my bed? What are some safe ways to do this?

  5. What other changes can I make to help relieve symptoms?

  6. Will antacids I can buy over the counter help?

  7. What other medications might I be prescribed? What are their side effects?

  8. What other procedures treat GERD?

  9. At what point is surgery considered?

  10. Is surgery a better choice than taking medication for years?

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