Header Graphic


Treating Children With Acid Reflux

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.