Remember 90% of disorders/diseases result from a faulty diet and/or lifestyle, and you are a classical example. Longer the duration of insult to the health with subsequent problem, longer it will take to recover. Your case is not hopeless, but you may take a little longer to respond to the treatment and recover completely, so don't worry. Your problem seems to be due to acid reflux
). Here goes the advice for you:
- Avoid large meals. Prefer smaller meals (which you may have to take more number of times to make up for your calorie requirement, unless you are obese
- Avoid fatty, acidic, spicy foods, meat, coffee, chocolate, peppermint.
- Avoid taking meal at bedtime. In other words, take evening meal not later than 8 PM.
- Elevate the head-end of your bed by keeping 6" blocks (> 6 is not necessary) under the bed posts of the head-end of the bed. (Thus, you will be sleeping in a slanting position with head at a higher level than the feet).
- Avoid smoking
- Continue the medicines prescribed by your doctor.
Following this advice religiously, reassess yourself at the end of a month. If there is no significant response, get an upper GI endoscopy