It’s been a while since I posted and wanted to update with how I’m progressing in my fight agains silent reflux. I’m happy to say that I’m not really having any more symptoms with the exception of when I expect to have them. For example chewing any Spearmint or Peppermint gum will trigger some mild reflux, but it’s not nearly as bad as it was.
I’m back on my bodybuilding diet and hitting hard in the gym once more. I did find a major trigger when I started to get back on my diet – organic oatmeal. I had reflux and heartburn within the hour of eating organic oatmeal. I did find an oatmeal I could eat though. Breakfast now consists of:
I’ve got my reflux in remissions and under control with a nightly cocktail of:
My morning cocktail consists of
I’ve been eating pretty much anything I want to including Mexican food, Italian food and Cajun food without any issues. Oh yes, and I’m drinking coffee without any problems as well. I think the key is once you start having symptoms it weakens your esophagus and damages your throat to the point you have to make some aggressive diet changes for nearly a year until it heals up again. I don’t have any research to back that up, I’m just saying that from experience.