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Update on my son
BlazingTiger posted:
The test results are in. i said this to the doctor before he examined him that acid reflux runs on my side of the family. aka excessive stomach acid. The test results confirmed my suspicions. acid teflux is the diagnosis. he has been doung well on.his perscribed med.gen.of zantac.

dancer86442 responded:
Well, good to hear your 'gut feeling' was rite. Oh Boy. Teaching a Teen to Stay Away from Certain Foods. That is IF/WHEN you can isolate which food/foods/beverages cause problems. You got your hands Full there.

Glad to hear his med is helping, too.

Love Candi
saxofone1 responded:
Hi Jason,

Glad to hear that your son is doing well with his medication therapy.

I hope the two of you can find a diet that he will agree to as candi suggests.

Your son and you sound like a great team Hugs to your son. Wish him well on this new adventure.

BlazingTiger replied to dancer86442's response:
glad it was something manageable. i dont jnow if i could have handled it othetwise. learning what irritates it will be a challenge. bc he doesnt always tell me.
saxofone1 replied to BlazingTiger's response:
Hi Jason,

Your son sounds like many of us. Did we always tell our parents when we didn't feel right or did we try to handle it w/o disturbing them?

I certainly didn't tell my mother about each seizure. She would have driven me crazy with her over-concerned approach.

Have you thought about asking him to start a journal like the ones we keep? Jotting down day-to -day thoughts, good or bad feelings, diet, activity, etc. Something he can share with you and his doctors.

It took some of us time to share our thoughts/feelings/concerns with family and others. Try to give him the same time to open up.

Take care,

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