may be sinus infection
In the nose and throat normal respiratory mucosa produces secretions. In the lying down position these secretions tend to collect at the back side of the nose. On standing up they get dislodged and move down into the throat.
can also produce similar symptoms but if you have no other symptoms like congested nose, post nasal drip
, pain and pressure over the forehead and cheeks then you can ignore this symptom. If you do then please pay a visit to the ENT to rule out sinusitis.
Phlegm in throat does not cause nausea
. Nausea in the morning is probabaly because of the reflux.
Yellowish gunk is again possibly respiratory secretions that has dried up on your tongue during the night. This happens more often in mouth breathers. Drink plenty of water to keep yourself well hydrated.
is not related to your current problem. PPIs do not cause diaarhoea.
Its a misconception. Ask your doctor to add a prokinetic drug along with PPI to control reflux. These drugs hasten emptying of the stomach thereby reduce the chances of reflux. Follow some simple measures along with PPIs to control heartburn.
1) Do not sleep for 2 hours after having food.
2) Eat small meals frequently.
3) Practice simple breathing exercises. They help to build tone of the sphincter in the lower end of the food pipe. Laxity of this sphincter causes reflux.
4) Drink lots of water.
Dr Rajkishori Godhi.