I started burping 6 years ago. I was diagnosed with GERD, Acid Reflux, Gastreoporeses, and chronic Pancreatitis. My GI prescribed Reglan. It stopped the burping but I started shaking badly. He took me off and prescribed Baclofen. That worked great without side effects. Then suddenly in April this year I started burping again constantly and severely. The Baclofen no longer works. I do have anxiety & depression and take meds for that. I have had every test possible, chest xray,Upper GI series, esophagael manametry, 24 ph monitoring. All show negative. No hiatal hernia etc. I tried Motilium from Canada and that doesn't work either. I went to UCLA GI specialist for second opinion. He said I have Supra Gastric Belching and said only treatment is speech therapy. I find it hard to believe in April I suddenly learned the behavior to constantly burp. None of the Speech therapists in all of Los Angeles County where I live even heard of supra gastric belching. Only 2 speech therapists at UCLA heard of it. I went to one of them 3 times. She only knows of one breathing exercise for it which does nothing. I am ready to kill myself. I can't go anywhere or do anything with this burping. Which on September hiccups got added. I am in constant pain and discomfort. I keep losing my voice. Does anyone know how to cure and stop my burping and hiccups? please help me.
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