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Though scientific evidence is considerably lacking , lifestyle modifications are usually the appropriate first step in the treatment array. For mild GERD sufferers with infrequent symptoms, simple dietary and lifestyle changes may offer symptom relief. 
If GERD symptoms affect your life, consult your physician to discuss appropriate treatment.
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