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After omeprazole what should I do now for heartburn?

Seven years ago I went to my primary care for ongoing upset stomach. Was not heartburn was not Gerd like symptoms. Any rate she put me on omeprazole. Just this year I weaned myself off of it at my endocrinologist urgings. The reason being as he explained it was to allow the production of stomach acid to help with the absorption of medication‘s that are much needed. Basically his comment was “any day that you take omeprazole is a day that your medication is not going to help you” and in all fairness to him I had already read some articles about that. I had been on it for seven years and my health had really spiraled downhill with the onset of hypothyroidism and several auto immune diseases. The issue now is that after 10 weeks of not being on omeprazole I still have so much acid, or heartburn. I I have changed my eating habits to smaller meals 4 to 5 times daily. I stay away from high acidic foods, I try to eat slowly and to not lie down afterwards for 2 to 3 hours. I’ve done everything I have read as far as I can figure, however when I do eat if I sit still and I don’t move I am fine but if I get up and do some house work or a bend over or just move around a lot the heart burn kicks in like crazy. Yes I do have a Gastro enterologist that I will be seeing as a new patient but not for another six weeks. Is there anyone out there that can enlighten me as to what they think I might be experiencing. Just a little bit of history I have trouble swallowing sometimes with regards to food tends to get stuck in my esophagus and won’t go down. I’m wondering if I have built up some scar tissue in there or there is some type of hernia issue? That is causing so much of this acid coming back up my esophagus and causing heartburn???!!! Please help
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Judging from your symptoms, it is possible that you may have hiatal hernia or an issue with the tone of your lower esophageal sphincter. Both of these can cause acid reflux that rebounds as soon as you stop antacids. Definite diagnosis can only be made after further investigations such as endoscopy or imaging. Several clinical trials are ongoing to find safer non-invasive methods to treat acid reflux.  
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