DJ George of pop/R&B station Wave 89.1 (FM) shuns dependence on anything that doesn’t work. Like medicines, even if prescribed.
In June 2011, the 38-year old radio DJ/voice talent/events host thought she was near death when she felt chest pains, couldn’t breathe and belched so bad.
Based on lab tests and images from a camera inserted over her throat, she was told she was suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Her ENT doctor prescribed a medicine which DJ George described as a proton inhibitor. (GERD is a condition in which food or liquid comes up from the stomach into the esophagus and can cause heartburn, nausea, chest pain and other symptoms.) [Read more…]