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Are you stuck on heartburn medications?
Taper off heartburn medications if you are willing to make lifestyle changes to prevent the problem from coming back.
To any man once tormented by frequent heartburn from stomach acid backing up, not taking your daily tablet of omeprazole (Prilosec) or lansoprazole (Prevacid) might seem like a bad idea. These and similar drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), are the foundation of treatment for chronic acidic heartburn, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
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