GERD / possible barrett's esophagusHello,
I'm looking for some guidance on homeopathic remedies for GERD and potentially Barrett's Esophagus.
I rarely have heartburn symptoms but frequently have food which gets stuck in my throat when I swallow. Occasionally fluids will cause the food to dislodge, but other times I have had to force myself to vomit to dislodge the food. This has been going on for many years (10+) and has become increasingly worse with age (I am a 31 year old male). My doctor prescribed prilosec which has helped almost 100% with preventing food from getting lodged in my throat. I also had an endoscopy done several weeks ago which revealed slightly discolored tissue in the lower esophagus...I'm told it may be barrett's esophagus, but am awaiting results of a biopsy.
Over the last 2 years, since seeing a doctor about the problem...I do notice certain foods affect my throat/acid reflux. I have abstained from alcohol, limit chocolate, tomatoes, etc. I would like to get away from taking prilosec, continue to monitor and change my diet, and also take any homeopathic measures to help me eliminate further complications (i.e. barrett's esophagus and utlimately esophageal caner).
Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated!
spyly on 2007-03-07
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