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Old 01-30-2013, 06:16 PM   #5
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Join Date: May 2012
Location: British Columbia, Canada
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S/C/G: 350/296/125

Height: 177cm


Most common triggers:

- acidic fruits and veggies (tomatoes, oranges, onions, peppers etc)
- mint as it relaxes the esophageal sphincter
- high fat foods
- anything spicy

food that was a trigger for me:

- all of the above
- white bread
- pasta
- oatmeal
- chocolate
- tea + coffee
- cheese

I used and abused Tums like nobody's business. Then moved onto zantac before finally getting a procedure done to rid myself of the main cause of my acid reflux (stricture). Now I take proton-pump inhibitors and am symptom free. WONDERFUL!

good luck!
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