"Caffiene, nicotine,posture and overeating opens the cardiac spinchter and acid comes up."
This seems to be closest. I don't want to stay on the purple pill or zantac.
Less coffee: (used to be many many cups per day.) now: 0
once in awhile have a cup as a treat/reward.
Don't smoke: gave it up 15 yrs ago.
Try not to lie down on couch, sit up watch tv. started exercise program with home gym. I think too much horizontal without partner is not good.
Began to believe the "chew food very well". Heard it recently and saw it here. Will start to do this also.
Have had less problem with this and less attacks at night.
Definitely wonder about the cancer of the throat. Uncle died of this......not pretty.