Acid Reflux (GERD) Mega Study
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Acid Reflux (GERD)
Acid Reflux (GERD)

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Acid Reflux
GERD

Causes of Acid Reflux (GERD)

User reported causes of Acid Reflux (GERD) based on their intuition.

Cause Agree
Stress 73%
Acidic Foods and Beverages (Coffee, Soda, Citrus Juices, Citrus Fruit, Tomato Products) 70%
Eating Late at Night / Too Close to Bedtime 68%
Eating Too Much at One Sitting 61%
Fried Foods 58%
Junk/rubbish Food 54%
Alcohol 53%
Genetic 53%
Spices 50%
Coffee (Acidity, Not Caffeine) 49%
Caffeine 46%
Citrus 46%
Eating Too Quickly 44%
Being Overweight 44%
Tomato Sauce 42%
Dairy 29%
Chocolate 29%
Fizzy Drinks 27%
Hiatal Hernia 27%
Chips & Coke & Energy Drinks 27%
Chilis 25%
Bad Posture 24%
Slow Digestion 22%
Hernia 21%
Bread and Wheat Products 21%
Sugar 19%
Medications 19%
Too Much Salt 15%
Vinegar 14%
Smoking 14%
Gluten 13%
Cough 12%
Aspartame 12%
H. Pylori 12%
Had My Gall Bladder Removed and I Never Recovered 11%
Gastroparesis 10%
Eating Eggs 10%
Fibromyalgia 10%
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 9%
Other Food Allergens 9%
Eating Cucumbers 9%
Peanut Butter 7%
Ice Cold Water Just Before Eating 7%
Chlorine in Drinking Water 6%
Junction Insufficinence 6%
Exercise With Horizontal Position 6%
Blood Pressure Medication Side Effect 5%
Bulimia (History Of) 4%
Connective Tissue Disorder (E.g., Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome) 3%
Eating in Bed With Knees Bent 3%
Turkey 2%
Achalasia 2%
Calcium 2%
Lap Band 1%
Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy 1%

Treatments

User-reported effectiveness in treating Acid Reflux (GERD)

Treatment Major Improvement Moderate Improvement Much Worse No Effect Worse Responses
Weight Loss 12% 34% 3% 48% 3% 157
Eliminate Caffeine 18% 33% 2% 44% 4% 55
Paleo Diet 32% 28% 0% 36% 4% 25
Alkaline Diet 7% 50% 3% 40% 0% 68
Lemon Water 13% 20% 0% 67% 0% 15
Melatonin 4% 4% 0% 88% 4% 24
Prilosec/Losec/Zegerid (Omeprazole) 29% 42% 2% 24% 3% 381
Nexium (Esomeprazole) 33% 37% 6% 20% 4% 171
AcipHex/Pariet (Rabeprazole) 44% 18% 0% 35% 4% 55
Protonix/Protium (Pantoprazole) 31% 38% 6% 22% 4% 108
Avoid Overeating 17% 46% 1% 32% 2% 241
Endoscopic Dilatation 38% 29% 0% 33% 0% 21
Prevacid (Lansoprazole) 23% 38% 3% 33% 3% 175
Kapidex/Dexilant (Dexlansoprazole) 37% 41% 7% 7% 7% 27
Zantac/Zinetac (Ranitidine) 16% 47% 2% 32% 3% 239
Nissen Fundoplication 75% 25% 0% 0% 0% 4
Eliminate/reduce Refined Carbohydrates 17% 39% 1% 43% 0% 87
Eat a Light Meal in Evening 10% 52% 0% 35% 3% 225
Eat Evening Meal at Least 3 Hours Before Going to Bed 13% 44% 0% 41% 2% 275
Avoid Concentrated Tomato Products 11% 60% 3% 23% 3% 35
RF Surgery on LES (Stretta) 67% 33% 0% 0% 0% 3
Avoid Concentrated Tomato Products, Potatoes and Red Meat Together 12% 51% 2% 33% 2% 51
Gluten Free Diet 18% 36% 1% 41% 4% 73
Not Bending at Waist to Reach Floor/pick Things Up 7% 54% 0% 39% 0% 28
Eliminate Tea & Acidic Drinks 13% 43% 2% 40% 2% 124
VeMMA 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Specific Carbohydrate Diet 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Carafate / Sucralfate 8% 50% 0% 42% 0% 12
Slippery Elm Tea 7% 50% 0% 43% 0% 14
Sage Capsules 25% 25% 0% 50% 0% 4
Lansoprazol 0% 67% 0% 33% 0% 6
Avoid High Fat Consumption Before Bed 13% 42% 2% 38% 5% 131
Elevate Head of Bed 6% 52% 2% 39% 2% 227
PepZin GI 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1
Eat Egg Whites 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1
Avoid Food Allergens 18% 33% 5% 42% 2% 60
Gaviscon 10% 50% 5% 32% 3% 101
TUMS/Quick-Eze/Rennie/Titralac (Calcium Carbonate) 6% 54% 1% 35% 5% 342
Domperidone 0% 50% 0% 50% 0% 2
Famtodine 13% 48% 4% 26% 9% 46
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice 25% 0% 0% 75% 0% 4
Reduced Lactose Diet 11% 40% 2% 44% 2% 89
Walk After Dinner 7% 44% 0% 47% 3% 75
Eliminate Alcohol 21% 28% 8% 41% 2% 61
Baking Soda & Water 25% 17% 8% 42% 8% 12
Betaine-HCl 0% 42% 0% 58% 0% 12
Himalayan Salt 0% 30% 0% 70% 0% 10
Sleep on Left Side 5% 43% 0% 45% 8% 40
Smoking Cessation 17% 30% 7% 43% 3% 60
Stop Smoking 15% 23% 8% 46% 8% 13
Eat an Extremely Large Amount of Food - 5000 Calorie, One Meal a Day 15% 31% 8% 31% 15% 13
Mylanta/Maalox (Aluminum Hydroxide With Magnesium Hydroxide) 4% 53% 2% 32% 9% 135
Raw Foods Diet 5% 43% 5% 38% 10% 21
EFT 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 7
Probiotics 7% 33% 0% 57% 3% 60
Pepto-Bismol (Bismuth Subsalicylate) 5% 45% 2% 43% 6% 131
Swallow Air Bubble to Block Esophagus 0% 40% 7% 40% 13% 15
Pepcid (Famotadine) 9% 30% 5% 52% 5% 44
DHG Licorice 4% 29% 0% 61% 6% 49
Vitamin D3 (~75IU/kg) 10% 10% 10% 70% 0% 20
Do Rowing Exercises at the Gym 0% 9% 0% 87% 4% 23
Reduced Meat Diet (More Vegetarian) 6% 31% 4% 55% 4% 121
Cold Green Tea 5% 20% 5% 65% 5% 40
Ginger Supplements 0% 30% 2% 59% 9% 46
Aloe Vera 2% 22% 2% 67% 7% 46
Increase Water Intake 7% 27% 6% 50% 11% 103
Sleep on Back 4% 23% 9% 60% 4% 78
Add Fiber to Diet 3% 15% 3% 76% 3% 156
Peppermint Oil 0% 27% 18% 40% 16% 45
Apple Cider Vinegar 5% 23% 17% 43% 13% 87

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Acid Reflux (GERD) Info

Property Value
Variable Name Acid Reflux (GERD)
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2020-03-02
Duration of Action 24 hours
Maximum Allowed Value 5 out of 5
Minimum Allowed Value 1 out of 5
Number of Aggregate Predictors 0
Number of Aggregate Outcomes 0
Number of Measurements 0
Number of Measurements (including those generated by tagged, joined, or child variables) 0
Public true
Onset Delay 0 seconds
Unit 1 to 5 Rating
User Variables 0
Variable Category Symptoms
Variable ID 86771