The best initial approach to treating GERD is lifestyle changes such as:
If these don’t control your symptoms, medications can be your next option.
Medications for GERD are available over the counter and by prescription. These medications include:
Your doctor may perform tests to determine the best treatment for your GERD, such as:
If you’ve tried lifestyle changes and medications and you’re still having symptoms or if you have concerns about long-term medication use, there are minimally invasive procedures available to help treat GERD.
Click here to learn more about the innovative procedures to treat GERD offered at the Reflux Center at Columbia St. Mary’s.