Are You Dealing With Acid Reflux?

If you're dealing with heartburn that keeps you awake at night or noticing other signs of acid reflux, it's important to work with a qualified healthcare professional who can help you get your symptoms under control. Dr. Stephen Buto is known for providing patient-centered, results-driven treatment for acid reflux in Honolulu, HI. Here, we'll explore the signs and symptoms of acid reflux, as well as what you can expect from the acid reflux treatment process.

Signs and Symptoms of Acid Reflux

 Common symptoms of acid reflux include: 

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Nausea
  • Hoarseness
  • Recurrent sore throats 
  • Sour taste in the mouth
  • Regurgitation after eating
  • Chest pain
  • Persistent cough

 Many people who have acid reflux notice that their symptoms are worse at night. You may also notice that your symptoms are triggered by certain foods, such as chocolate, alcohol, spicy foods, and tomato-based dishes. 

If you're exhibiting signs of acid reflux, it's important to schedule an appointment for acid reflux treatment in Honolulu, HI. Untreated acid reflux can lead to esophageal cancer and other serious health issues. 

Acid Reflux Treatment

 When you meet with Dr. Buto for acid reflux treatment, he'll take the time to talk with you about your symptoms. From there, you'll work together to develop a treatment plan that will help your upper digestive tract. Many people find success with a combination of lifestyle changes (such as changing the portions of your meals, losing weight, or sleeping with the head of your bed elevated) and medication. 

It can take some time for acid reflux treatment to take full effect. Dr. Buto will work with you to ensure that you're on the right medication for your needs. 

Acid Reflux Care in Honolulu, HI

 If you're searching for acid reflux treatment in Honolulu, HI, we're glad you found us! Dr. Buto and the rest of our care team will be with you every step of the way while we work to get you back to feeling your best. Reach out to us today at 808-524-7676 to schedule an appointment and learn more.

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