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Esophagitis (cont.)

Lifestyle Changes

Other suggestions that may alleviate symptoms of GERD and esophagitis include:

  • Stop smoking
  • Remain upright while eating and for a time afterwards
  • Take small bites and chew food slowly
  • Avoid eating within 3 hours of bedtime
  • Lose weight
  • Wear loose clothing
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/15/2014
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