Acid reflux

home remedies for acid reflux

12 Jul: 7 Quick and Natural Home Remedies For Acid Reflux

Estimates suggest about 20 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from acid reflux – also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Symptoms of acid reflux include heartburn or a burning pain in the lower chest area. While many will only experience these symptoms occasionally, some will have more frequent problems. Helpful Home Remedies for Acid Reflux Fortunately, there are a number of home remedies for acid reflux which you can use to prevent the problem. Here are seven natural home remedies you should try if you are experiencing acid reflux. 1.) Cumin Using cumin seeds can improve your digestion and cut problems due to acidity and gas. You can make a tea using cumin by boiling one teaspoon of…

Natural Heartburn Remedies

24 Aug: 8 Natural Heartburn Remedies That Experts Swear By

If you are one of the 60 million Americans that experience heartburn regularly, you know that few things are more uncomfortable than that painful burning sensation in your chest. According to a Healthline study, 15 million of the 60 million experience acid reflux symptoms in the mid-chest, stomach, and throat daily. There are medications that work to prevent and even stop these issues, like antacids, but there are also some do-it-yourself natural heartburn remedies you can try at home that might work better for you. 1.) Chew Gum Chewing gum is an easy and effective way to soothe heartburn, according to WebMD. It helps because it forces the chewer to produce saliva, which is a natural acid counter. It also…

11 May: How to Lessen the Effects of Acid Reflux Through Diet

Acid reflux has bothered almost everyone at one time or another, and certain foods can aggravate and intensify acid reflux symptoms. Sometimes, a change in diet is all that is necessary to remedy acid reflux. Lets take a look at some of the foods that you may need to avoid in order to better control your heartburn. Meat Ground beef, chuck Marbled sirloin Chicken nuggets Buffalo wings Vegetables French fries Onion, raw Fruit Orange juice Lemon Lemonade Grapefruit juice Cranberry juice Tomato Dairy Sour cream Milk shake Ice cream Cottage cheese, regular Grains Macaroni and cheese Spaghetti with sauce Beverages Liquor Wine Coffee, decaffeinated or regular Tea, decaffeinated or regular Fats / Oils Salad dressing, creamy Salad dressing, oil &…

10 Sep: Treating acid reflux and ulcers: is Prilosec or Nexium the right choice for you?

Painful conditions of the esophagus and stomach are common in our society. Stress, obesity, poor diet, and smoking can all play a part. Whether you suffer from acid reflux or ulcers, controlling acid is probably part of your game plan for comfort and health. But there are two very similar acid-controlling drugs from the same parent company on the market: Prilosec and Nexium. How does a savvy healthcare consumer evaluate which one is right or them? The basics: Prilosec (omeprazole) was introduced in 1989. Nexium (esomeprazole) was released in 2001. These two drugs are very similar chemically — they are both proton pump inhibitors. This means inhibit the secretion of hydrochloric acid. Yet, they are subtly different: Nexium is often…

acid reflux drugs

12 Jun: Is the alphabet soup of acid reflux giving you heartburn of the brain?

  You’ve got persistent heartburn happening two or more days a week — something generally diagnosed as acid reflux disease these days. Which of the many available drugs should you take: Protonix Zegerid Nexium Prilosec Prevacid Or something else? Sounds confusing, doesn’t it? It isn’t, really. These drugs all do the same thing in basically the same way. And I hate to say it, but a big reason there are so many variations on the market has less to do with helping you than with lining the pockets of big pharmaceutical companies. You see, two of the best-selling acid reflux drugs — Prilosec and Nexium — are essentially the same drug marketed by the same company, AstraZeneca. Nexium is derived…