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Board: Scoliosis 03-11-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,850
Posted By ro47
Re: Pain relief and scoliosis

That would be entirely up to your doctor. My son is going to a chiropractor now. I'm hoping that it will help.
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 02-12-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 493
Posted By ro47
Wheat free has cured GERD for many people

I went wheat free several months ago and although I still have LPR and some heartburn, I know a lot of people who have gone wheat free and had their GERD disappear so I wanted to share to see if this...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-18-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,340
Posted By ro47
Re: My GERD is 80-95% gone with gluten-free diet

That's great! Hey are you doing the "Wheat Belly" diet? I'm all into that! Hasn't cured my gerd but I know it has cured it for a lot of people.
Board: Scoliosis 01-10-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,850
Posted By ro47
Pain relief and scoliosis

My 22 year old son as mild scoliosis. It's not bad enough for surgery. He has chronic pain in the areas around his shoulder blades. He has lots of "knots" that you can feel in the soft tissue of...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-01-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 57,912
Posted By ro47
Re: LPR- Nearly Cured! READ THIS

What kind of K1 and K2 are you taking and what dosage?
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-26-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By ro47
How many with lpr/gerd have a sore stomach?

My stomach feels sore if I lightly press on it. Sometimes feels like a hard lump in it. I find that if I gently massage it the lump feels less and the soreness with also lessen. However, before...
Board: Hormone Problems 11-30-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By ro47
Is testosterone therapy safe? Natural way to increase levels?

My husband is 56 and just had a physical. Bloodwork showed his testosterone level is 278. The doctor wants him to take therapy in the way of injections, gels or patches. I just wonder if this is...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 11-27-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,304
Posted By ro47
Re: Heartburn cured - The low carb miracle?

I'm so glad low carb helped you. It's not helping me. I've been doing it for over a month and still having burning in my chest and sore throat and lots of sinus drainage. (lpr, I think) I so wish...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 09-22-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 934
Posted By ro47
Re: Mucinex for LPR

I just wonder about that. When I first started having lpr symptoms I tried some mucinex but it didn't seem to help. Then I read that all the mucus is your bodys way of protecting the lining of the...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 09-20-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,100
Posted By ro47
Anyone have enlarged lingual tonsils?

I had my tonsils removed when I was two years old. I'm 50 now and have started having some issues with acid reflux. At first never felt any burning, just post nasal drip and excess mucous in throat....
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 09-17-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,340
Posted By ro47
Re: My GERD is 80-95% gone with gluten-free diet

I've gone 6 days now with no wheat. I am also eating low carb and cutting out sugar. My lpr symptoms are better. I haven't felt much burning in the last few days and my mucous seems better. This...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 09-13-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By ro47
Re: Acid reflux help dont want surgery?

You could have indigestion if you are not chewing your food enough. What do you eat on a daily basis? If your doctor has recommended a scope to look at your esophagus you may want to consider it. ...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 09-12-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,340
Posted By ro47
Re: My GERD is 80-95% gone with gluten-free diet

That's amazing. I've been trying different diets to see what might help my lpr. I was reading recently about wheat possibly causing it. I am trying to go wheat free. I also heard that carbs could...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 09-11-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,169
Posted By ro47
Re: Gerd? Heartburn? Or what? Will I ever feel normal again?

Wow, after 30 years! You finally found your answer, that's great! Please tell me what you are eating. You say no wheat. Do you eat any beef, chicken, etc.? You said you can eat rice. Do you eat...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 09-02-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By ro47
Re: Question for Lpr sufferers

I don't think I have a thyroid condition. I haven't had it checked in a few years though. I had the worst reflux last night that I have ever had. I did eat a lot of wheat yesterday. I am going to...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 09-01-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By ro47
Re: Question for Lpr sufferers

I have wondered about cutting out wheat to see if it might help my lpr. This all started after I went on the atkins diet for a week or so. I wasn't on it very long but I ate no wheat. As soon as I...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 09-01-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By ro47
Re: Question for Lpr sufferers

I think the post nasal drip is being caused by the reflux. At least I've read that it is a symptom of LPR. When I've had pnd in the past it has been different than this and I didn't have bloating. ...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-31-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By ro47
Question for Lpr sufferers

I seem to notice the mucus, bloating and sore scratchiness in my throat almost immediately after eating. Is this typical for you guys? I also can't seem to find any triggers. It doesn't seem to...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-31-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By ro47
Re: Healthier Choices

Happy for you. I never drink alcohol, so that's definitely not a trigger for me.
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-31-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By ro47
Re: Healthier Choices

That is great news! Have you also eliminated certain foods from your diet? Could you give me a sample menu of what you eat on a typical day along with which fruits and veggie juices you are having?...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-25-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By ro47
Re: Low acid levels the cause of reflux?

I have wondered the exact same thing. If we are really low on acid, shouldnt we be eating acidic foods? I tried the HCI tablets briefly. Didn't see much change. Was kinda afraid to take them.
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-25-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,003
Posted By ro47
Does caffeine and orange juice make your reflux worse?

I know they say that caffeine and orange juice are triggers. I have 1/2 cup of orange juice every morning just to get my fiber down. (I put the fiber in the juice) Anyway, I stopped the o.j. for...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-21-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By ro47
Feeling lots of burning now. Need advice

I've been having lpr symptoms since January. Lots of mucus in throat. I felt very little burning. I decided to take the meds the ent gave me, Prilosec - 40 mgs. I took them for one week and...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-18-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,971
Posted By ro47
Re: Slippery elm help

I read somewhere that slippery elm was good to take if you have a hiatal hernia. I bought some but I don't know how many to take. Mine are in capsules.
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-10-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,896
Posted By ro47
Re: Omeprazole doesn't seem to be helping my lpr

I do take a probiotic and I had these lpr symptoms long before I took the antibiotics. I wonder if I even should continue the omeprazole. I'm not really in pain. My throat does feel scratchy a lot...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-09-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,896
Posted By ro47
Re: Omeprazole doesn't seem to be helping my lpr

No I haven't. Omeprazole is all I have tried. Is it better?
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-09-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,896
Posted By ro47
Omeprazole doesn't seem to be helping my lpr

I've been on 40 mgs a day for a week now. Doesn't seem to help at all, in fact I think I may be a little worse. Excess mucus in throat and behind nose, sour, bitter taste all the time but...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-01-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,478
Posted By ro47
Re: hiatus hernia no relief from symptoms

I am sure that was very hard losing your sister. So sorry, must have been emotionally and physically draining on you. Sorry your daugter moved away. At least she is still fairly close. I can't...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-31-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,478
Posted By ro47
Re: hiatus hernia no relief from symptoms

I definitely agree about stress. I wonder if that is what brought mine on. The last year has been the most emotional draining year of my life. My only child left home and got married. I have...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-31-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,478
Posted By ro47
Re: hiatus hernia no relief from symptoms

I wasn't surprised he recommended the liver cleanse. It doesn't really have to do with the hiatus hernia. If the liver is toxic, which most peoples probably are because of the bad diet a lot of us...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-30-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,478
Posted By ro47
Re: hiatus hernia no relief from symptoms

Well, the Chiropractor told me to massage the ileocecal valve 30 minutes after eating. If that doesn't help he recommends a liver cleanse. Ugh! Don't know if I can do that or not. It all makes...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-30-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,478
Posted By ro47
Re: hiatus hernia no relief from symptoms

Okay, I will let you know. I actually have an appointment this afternoon to go see a chiro that does kineisiology and muscle testing. I'm just curious as to what he will say. I figure, it can't...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-30-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,478
Posted By ro47
Re: hiatus hernia no relief from symptoms

I also have a hiatal hernia. I have wondered the same thing. I have my doubts that regular chiropractic adjustments would help the hernia. I go to a chiro regularly. However, there are a few...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-25-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 714
Posted By ro47
Should LPR be treated

I believe I have lpr. I was given prilosec 40 mg but haven't taken it as I am afraid it might make me worse in the long run. I have a lot of mucus in my throat all the time. I assume that this is...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-12-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By ro47
Re: Nervous about having an Endoscope

Oh and I don't think you will have any problems going on your trip from the procedure. Some people have a mild sore throat for a day or two, but I didn't even have that. You will probably be a...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-12-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By ro47
Re: Nervous about having an Endoscope

I had one done a few months ago and was also very anxious. I really worried about the procedure for no reason. The hardest part for me was just waiting to have it done after they gave me the I.V. ...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-07-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By ro47
Re: Anyone taken Prilosec?

I've only been on it two days and I seem constipated. Is this a side effect? Would love to hear from someone who's taken it. No one?
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-06-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By ro47
Anyone taken Prilosec?

My ent has prescribed 40 mg. of prilosec to be taken once a day for a month. He doesn't really know if I have lpr but I told him I seem to have the symptoms so this is what he prescribed. Has...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-06-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By ro47
Re: Interesting note regarding Reflux from Bill

Ive read all of that before except about the bicarbonate. Seems like all I do anymore is "google" to see if I can find any answers to my "Lpr" symptoms. It all makes sense to me. Why would our...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-06-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,094
Posted By ro47
Re: Silent Acid Reflux

I've tried the apple cider vinegar. I've diluted 1 Tablespoon of it in a cup of water. Because my throat is so inflamed from the lpr, it burns like crazy. Even when it didn't burn, it didn't seem...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-06-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,487
Posted By ro47
Re: Could my lpr symptoms be related to Gall bladder problems?

I've never heard of GP? I remember after the egd, the report said if the symptoms persist he recommended a "manometry" test. Is that what you are referring to?
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-05-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,487
Posted By ro47
Could my lpr symptoms be related to Gall bladder problems?

I have all the lpr symptoms except coughing. But I also have bloating after eating and it seems that's not too common among lpr sufferers. My mom wonder if it could be gall bladder. I have no...
Board: General Health 07-02-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,619
Posted By ro47
Re: Anyone had bad taste after taking antibiotics?

Yes, I wondered about that. When I was taking the flagyl I noticed I had a white coating on my tongue. I've had that for probably 20 years and have to brush it off every morning and night. It...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-27-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,416
Posted By ro47
Re: Anyone had success with Betaine HCI?

Wow, I just took my first dose of prilosec but maybe I should try the HCI again. Maybe I wasn't taking as big of a dose as I needed. Mine are only 250 mg. a tablet and I have never taken more than...
Board: Cancer: Uterine 06-26-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,219
Posted By ro47
Re: Painful endometrial biopsy, gotta have D and C

I won't ever have another either. I think I am just a lot more tender up in there than I used to be. I had the D & C and they also found a polyp. It was benign, so everything's okay with me. Glad...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-24-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,003
Posted By ro47
How many of you have bloating?

I'm wondering if bloating is common with reflux. Maybe I have something else wrong with me to cause the bloating. It is getting worse the last few days. I mainly feel the bloating when I'm...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-24-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,094
Posted By ro47
Re: Silent Acid Reflux

My voice gets hoarse too and I get mucus in throat and into my sinuses. I feel occasionally very mild burning in chest but not very often. What foods do you do best on and which ones do you avoid?
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-23-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,416
Posted By ro47
Anyone had success with Betaine HCI?

I know doctors say it's too much stomach acid, other's say it's actually that your not making enough stomach acid. Hard to know what to believe. I'm going to try taking the HCI to see if that will...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-23-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By ro47
Re: Can really use members opinions im worried

Oh sorry, I see now that you did try massage and it didn't help. Did the physical therapists try EMS or ultrasound to help relax the muscles? I had that done at the chiropractor and it helped my...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-23-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By ro47
Re: Can really use members opinions im worried

I had a scope recently to look at my esophagus. They gave me medication and I went to sleep, didn't remember it at all. I worried for no reason, it is a very easy test to go thru. Sounds like...
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