Acid reflux or heartburn affects
everyone and it knows no gender or age. That is why adults are not the only ones suffering from this condition.
Like adults, children can also experience stress and can be eating the wrong diet. As a result of these
stresses, reflux develops in them. If your child is suffering from acid reflux then it is one of most unpleasant
experience any child could have. But if you know how to identify the reflux symptoms before they get worse then
most likely, you can cure this condition even before they get complicated.
There are many ways to reduce
or eliminate this condition. Most of the time, when an adult is suffering from acid reflux, their physician will
recommend medications they can take in order to correct their reflux. However, these medications should not be
given to children. Pediatrician Dr. David Hill talks about the different medications that your child can have
for their acid reflux. In this video, he will explain to you the different drugs that you can use for your
child’s gerd, the drug doses as well as the drug’s mechanism of action. By knowing the various drugs you can
use, you will have the idea on what to use in case acid reflux occur to your child.
Medications are not the only
ones that you can use in treating your child’s gerd. A diet modification or lifestyle changes will also help
improve your child’s condition. In this video, Dr. Hill will also give you a few tips on what to do on your
child’s diet in order to avoid gerd.
Heartburn can be avoided if
you develop a healthy lifestyle for your child. If your child loves to eat chocolate or drinking soda then it is
best to eliminate these in their diet. By giving them a healthy and balanced diet will help improve their
condition. Identifying the signs and symptoms of this disease early is also a good way to get the right cure.
After all, prevention is better than cure. If in case your child’s condition is not relieved by simple measures
then it is best to consult a physician right away.
*Disclaimer: The information found on this
website should not be used as a replacement for
professional medical care for the diagnosis, prevention, or
treatment of reflux. Please consult with your general
practioner or pharmacist before attempting to use any
medication (prescription or OTC) or following any of the
treatment methods mentioned. This information is
provided solely to help you become as informed as possible
about the acid reflux condition and its