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Hi Dr.
This is a followup to my earlier question. I am happy to report that following your directions my situation is much improved! I try not to eat anything before bed, but even if I only have so much as a glass of milk and a cookie before bed, I still get (mild) early morning nausea. Of course not having anything to eat would solve the problem, but sometimes I need a snack. Is there something I could take before bed that would help? Thanks!

Dear Bud,
I am glad you are getting better.

I remind you what I put in my previous answer.
“If you will be my patient, I will recommend:
• Eat during your shift some liquid food such as sour cream, peanut butter, almond or coconut milk, etc. Of course, if you tolerate these products. If you have a time to go to the bathroom, you may find two minutes to drink this liquid product too
• Take your acid suppressor in the morning or daytime
• Find proteolytic digestive enzymes and take two capsules with night meal
• Find probiotics and take double dose at daytime
• In case of nausea, drink big cup of Chamomile tea
• Think hard about healthy eating habits”

Probiotics, digestive enzymes, Chamomile tea before bed may help.

Have good health.

Peter Melamed. Ph.D.
Biotherapy Clinic in San Francisco
Phone: (415) 409-3939
Fax: (415) 409-3909


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