Likewise, drinking a greater amount of liquids, as specified prior, at the same time can put further weight on your stomach and the lower esophageal sphincter, bringing about heartburn. If you have severe indigestion, or if changes to your diet and lifestyle don't work, your GP or midwife may suggest using medication to help ease your symptoms. Then I started following an alkaline diet, and all of a sudden I got better very quickly. Next, the physician places an endoscope a thin, flexible fiberoptic tube containing a tiny camera into the patient's mouth and down the esophagus. These can be in liquid or tablet form both of which are effective. Most of them are heavy on calcium, which can provide relief from the symptoms easily. This means that the muscles of the esophagus suddenly squeeze. Your Contraindicated treatment reflux esophagitis may be a symptom of a more severe problem like acid reflux of GERD. " Call 4660 for more information about our approach to treatment for acid reflux.