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Surgery for GERD

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Have you had an EGD to see if there is Barrett's? I got Barrett's from acid reflux. Here is what I did for it and no longer have any sign Barrett's. Raise the head of your bed 6". Stop eating 3-4 hrs before bedtime. No fried foods or fatty foods. Limit processed meats and food. No eating out. No smoking. No vinegar based products. No fruit juices. The only drinks I have are water, unsweetened almond milk which is alkaline, decaffeinated green tea, low acid healthwise coffee with almond milk as a creamer. I use no pepper or spices.No chocolate or mint. Pink himalayan salt is ok. Baked fish is good and chicken breast no skin. Steamed broccoli, spinach, brussel sprouts, cauliflower are good. I have a fruit smoothie everyday which is a banana, blueberries, raspberries, and almond milk which neutralizes the acid of the berries.
Mixed melon chunks are good too. I bought the book "The acid watcher diet" which has a 28 day reflux prevention and healing program.
I would try it before having surgery. Good luck trying to prevent reflux.

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New to this forum. My husband suffers from Achalasia and along with it the tremendous chest pain. I read your post about diet and have a question. Did you suffer from the chest pain in addition to the reflux/GERD? If yes, did this change in your diet also relieve the chest pains which are a result of the spasming?

For any others on this forum, do you experience the tremendous chest pains and have you found any therapy/lifestyle change that has lessened or alleviated the pain? Possibly accupuncture? Thank you for your response!