There are so many heartburn remedies available to help sufferers control their symptoms.
When I was still suffering of severe heartburn I used more than one type of treatment to best control the symptoms. Not everybody with severe heartburn can get a magic pill from their doctor and feel great. And that was exactly what I had and that is why knowing what you can do at home for heartburn can benefit you in many ways.
Now I used “stop heartburn fast” to finally get rid of heartburn, and yes it is an ebook and I don’t especially like that but I printed the whole book and started reading and it did teach me to treat the root cause of my problems and correct the damage that the esophagus or sphincter encountered.
I was always let to believe that tea is a great heartburn home remedy but nothing is further from the trues, but I only learned that after reading that same ebook. It was such a eye opener for me that I even forgot that it was just a printout from an ebook.
Below I put 7 Heartburn Home remedies that worked really well for me. Now that doesn’t mean it will work for you and as always consult your doctor if the heartburn doesn’t go away. do not gamble with your health ever!
- Take a shower and let warm water flow all over your diaphragm area. Stay under the shower’s flow until the pain is gone.
- Mix a heaping teaspoon of baking soda in a cold glass of water and stir until it is almost clear. Drink it down, fast, it doesn’t taste so good, but better than heartburn. In a few minutes, you’ll burp and it will release all the bloated heartburn.
- There’s nothing wrong with taking a few Tums once in a while either
- Try taking tagamet, may be not a home remedy but you can get it over the counter and it works for heartburn
- Raise the head of your bed about 4 inches
- Drink cabbage juice
- You could try chewable vitamin C tablets
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If you are like me and have have suffered from heartburn for a long time it might pay off to try the same as I did.
Acid reflux is a very common condition and lots of people suffer from the burning sensation in the chest and throat as well as the sour breath that it causes. If you haven’t tried anything else than pills yet read on.
Most of us eat foods that cause heartburn, but not a lot of people actually know what they are. I know that I wasn’t sure until I started to look into it more carefully. And after I learned what foods cause acid reflux I changed my diet.
Start eating certain foods and avoiding others. Any doctor or nutritionist will tell you that certain foods will trigger heartburn, while other foods can relieve heartburn. I have listed the most common types of foods that cause heartburn below. The quicker you can make changes to your diet, the faster you will feel the benefits.
Partially digested food sometimes gets forced back into the esophagus and can travel all the way into the mouth. When you eat smaller meals there is not likely to be any pressure on your digestive system. It is for the same reason that you should eat food that does not contain too much oil or that is too spicy or chili hot.
People who suffer from indigestion greatly benefit from eating a lot more vegetables and whole grains instead of meat. Try to eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables, preferably uncooked, since the enzymes and vitamins contained in them aid with proper digestion. The fiber contained in these foods is also good for regulating the digestive process. Need I mention to drink a lot of water so that your food gets digested easily.
If you want to stop your heartburn try to make it a practice to eat smaller meals at more frequent intervals throughout the day. This does not mean that you have to keep eating all the time. You can keep a fruit or a cup of yogurt handy and this will help you keep acidity at bay. Do not lie down immediately after a meal, and eat your last meal of the day a few hours before bedtime so that you do not need to be in a horizontal position so soon after a meal.
I got so used to me new diet that I don’t have to think any more as to what to eat as I am so used to eating the right thing and the best part is I like the food I eat now even better than the food that gives me heartburn.
Heartburn is a burning sensation and pain in the stomach and chest, behind the breastbone. The symptoms of heartburn are the following: bloating, gas, nausea, shortness of breath and/or an acidic or sour taste in the throat and mouth.
Heartburn is caused when hydrochloric acid, which is used to digest food, is released up the esophagus. On its way up the acid irritates the sensitive tissues in the esophagus and throat. Usually the esophageal sphincter muscle contracts thus preventing the stomach acid from shooting up into the esophagus, but if this muscle is not functioning properly, the acid can slip past it and this is when heartburn symptoms start. The scientific name is Gastroesophageal reflux disease because of the muscle malfunction but it’s also known as dyspepsia, chronic heartburn or acid indigestion. If left untreated the repeated flow of acid through the esophagus can scar and produce changes in the cells lining, it can cause cancer later in life.
A hiatus hernia develops when the stomach bulges up into the diaphragm, this condition can also cause heartburn, other triggers for heartburn are alcohol drinking, smoking and eating acidic foods.
If you are one of those people, that uses antacids, think about this next time you are about to take one. Antacids reduce nutrient absorption, such as, Iron and increase blood pressure they upset the kidneys and their relief is short.
A good solution for heartburn is the use of herbs and vegetables.
Heartburn home remedies
Make a juice using raw potatoes. Wash the potato very well do not peel it, just place it in the juicer, mix it with some other juice for taste and drink immediately after juicing.
Papaya chewable tablets can be purchase in health stores and they are helpful reducing heartburn.
Doctors are using Licorice to treat heartburn and stomach and esophagus ulcers.
Drink Aloe Vera juice to heal the intestinal tract.
Drink Chamomile tea after meals to relieve esophageal irritation.
Drink a large glass of water at the first sign of heartburn, if the symptoms are not too strong this will help.
Some other heartburn home remedies I will highlight in the next posts.