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World J Respirol. Mar 28, 2015; 5(1): 28-33
Published online Mar 28, 2015. doi: 10.5320/wjr.v5.i1.28
Table 1 Lifestyle modifications for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease[19]
Treating obesity (reduce daily caloric intake, increase aerobic physical activity)Reducing weight in patients with a normal body mass index
Changing alimentary habits (increase intake of fiber, fruits, and vegetables, and reduce intake of spicy and sweet foods and carbohydrate beverages)Reducing acid beverage intake (orange or apple juice)
Reducing alcohol and coffee intakeReducing tomato, tomato sauce, mint, and garlic intake
Elevating the head of the bed
Avoiding strenuous exercises