The treatment usually proceeds in three successive stages:
1. Change of the lifestyle
? For a large number of people, to change her food and to take antiacids can reduce the frequency and the intensity of the symptoms. To lose weight, to reduce its consumption of cigarettes and alcohol, or to stop consuming these products, and to modify its type of food and sleep can also help to fight the RGO.
2. Catch of drugs
When the symptoms persist, of the drugs can be necessary. The antiacids neutralize the acid contained in the stomach, and over-the-counter drugs reduce the quantity of acid produced. Although the two types of drugs can relieve the symptoms, those which require a regulation can be more effective to cure the irritation of the oesophagus and to relieve the symptoms. The medicamentous therapy must be discussed with your surgeon.
With what to expect you if you choose to undergo a surgery anti-backward flow by laparoscopy
The people for whom to change lifestyle or to take médicamenrts does not give good performances or those which constantly need drugs to stop their symptoms, must be accustomed to live with their problem or to undergo a surgery.
The surgery proves to be a very effective treatment in the event of RGO among patients who are good responders with the treatment medical by inhibitors of the protonic pump
Discuss with your surgeon and your doctor in order to determine if you are a candidate with one or the other of these interventions.