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its mary here.51 years old.very overweight 19 stone.wascdiagnosed

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Hi its mary here.51 years old.very overweight 19 stone.wascdiagnosed with hiatus hernia few years ago.suffered so much
Lost loafs weight ate properly and felt great til now as i put piles weight on again.i eat loads of chocolate etc.now i feel rotten have this uncomfortable feeling in stomach and heartburn and acid reflux.i know my lifestyle the fault.please help me to make this feel better quickly as its so uncomfortable.taking nexium every day but not making a difference now.thank you
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
There is no way to take care of reflux quickly if nexium is not working.
Have you had a scope?
How long have you been on nexium?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Been on nexium with few years on and off,40mg.yes I had scope long time ago was told to oose weight eat healthy.exercise.I lost 4 stone and felt wonderful then slowly I put back 5 stone and back to square one.eating rubbish and hernia giving trouble again

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
I assume you have had a scope
What findings?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hiatus hernia like I said

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
OK
Weight loss is the first order or business here.
There is no fast way to fix this.
You can maximized medications and changing to pentaprozole might be effective.
This often is a faster PPI medication.
Elevate the head of the bed 6 yo 8 inches on wood blocks.
Eat small meals, whole food, cooked, chew well.
If you will tell me your current diet, meal to meal, I will critique it.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thank you.I eat very little during day porridge in morning but in the evenings I eat my dinner usually chips and. Fish or scrambled egg beans toast oor pizza.but I eat a lot of chocolate and rubbish really

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
OK
That is terrible, and you will not lose weight.
Nutrient dense food is what causes health and weight loss.
You need an anti inflammatory, nutrient dense diet.
everything you are eating causes inflammation, which promotes obesity.
The diet, in order of preference in quantity, should look like this
leafy greens
green veggies
other veggies
whole fruit, beans and peas
Whole grains no yeasted breads, dry cereals or anything refined
Seeds and nuts, but cut out seeds if you have any diverticulosis.
A little tofu or tempeh daily
A little high quality soy or coconut milk yogurt
The soluble fiber in this strategy will stabilized colon function in about 6 to 8 weeks, then about 2 or three helpings of animal foods a week, preferably fish, can be added back.
See the book Eat to Live by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, for instructions on this type of diet.
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