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Tighten Throat and Belching
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Tighten Throat and Belching

About 2 are 3 times a week I feel like my throat is tighting and I begin a series of belching. What could cause this and then later it goes away.
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Hi,
Tightness and stickiness in the throat can be due to GERD though there are other causes as well.
Since you also have belching you can get treated for GERD.
The treatement consist of PPI and lifestyle modifications.
Lifestyle modifications -
1. Head elevation while sleeping
2. Small frequent meals
3. Going to bed 2- 3 hours after food
4. Avoiding bed time snacks
5. Avoiding smoking and alcohol
6. Avoiding tight fitting clothes
7. Avoiding cola, citrus drinks, carbonated drinks, tea, coffee, spicy food
8. Weight reduction
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