I went to the doctor a couple days ago to see about some weird scary things going on inside my garbage body, and the doctor says he thinks I have GERD.
The weird thing is that I actually DON'T get heartburn. Like at all. Zero. But I have a lot of the other problems:
--feeling like a pill is stuck in your throat
--pain in shoulder if I eat too fast or too large (for context: a 6 inch sub from subway is pushing it. I have to eat that size or smaller).
--light-headedness (more like a stupor really) if I eat too much or eat certain things
I never had a problem with ANY OF THIS until like last week. I have been taking antacids and today I just started taking a generic form of prilosec called omeprazole.
Anyway, my question is more about diet, if this is really a thing that I now have to live with for the rest of my life.
The doctor (this was not a family doctor but just like a random redimed doctor) told me that I should never consume any of the following things again, ever, at all, period:
--Anything with caffeine, especially coffee, not even decaf
--Tea, not even decaf herbal teas
--Any citrus/acidic fruits like lemon or pineapple
--Anything with chocolate
--Any alcahol of any kind
That sounds very extreme to me. I found out one of my uncles has issues with GERD and he says he takes one omeprazole every morning and he has a cup of coffee every morning and nibbles at some of the other stuff too.
Anyone else have a bullshit garbage stomach that doesn't know how to do its fucking job? What's your diet like?