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Help!! Acid reflux

Does anyone know what I can do to clam my acid reflux, it is much worse and night and when I am trying to sleep. I am 37 weeks and when it 1st started I could put up with it, but now its getting worse and now my husband is even getting sympathy acid reflux. I cant stand tums so does any one know any thing else that would work, any home remidies for acid reflex.
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1001811 tn?1259865089
I use tums and milk. A glass of milk seems to be working for me. Hope this helps.
492921 tn?1321293496
Mylanta and rolaids are safe too. I use mylanta seems to work better than tums or rolaids for me. Try not eating for 2 hours before laying down. Don't lay flat either. I suffer from gurd Since I was 15 which has been flaring back up since I became pregnant. There are alot of foods you should avoid also. Anything fried in grease makes it worse.  
470885 tn?1326332637
Try sleeping slightly elevated as well - I work with a woman who, when pregnant with one of her kids, actually had to sleep in a recliner for awhile just to keep the acid reflux at bay.  Your doctor could also prescribe something, but I'm not sure if, since you're in the home stretch, you might be able to just put up with it for the next couple of weeks.
927769 tn?1275936202
Tobbey is right with the milk. I normally only get acid reflux while I am asleep and its bad enough to wake me up. One glass of milk always does the trick for me.
796065 tn?1260892495
Sleep or  sit up right for a little and drink some milk. Works for me. I seem to only get it when I drink my favorite juice. MINUTE MAID, yet I cant seem to quit drinking it! lol
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Milk is def. the best way to go!! If a glass doesn't work, try drinking it through a straw, that always for some reason works best for me!
1039620 tn?1272597604
I was suffering with the same thing to the point that I was throwing up so much from it I was actually losing weight. My doctor finally prescribed Prevacid, which has worked wonders!!
Avatar universal
Don't eat before you go to sleep, but if you do, eat a salad or just munch on some vegetal afterwards.
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