Heartburn

Solutions for 3 Common Digestive Problems

…try for three very common digestive complaints. GERD and Heartburn Remedies If you experience heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), your first stop might be your drugstore to pick up an over-the-counter remedy for heartburn. But before you grab an acid blocker, bear in mind that these…

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7 Baking Soda Health Benefits

…a day. Health Benefit of Baking Soda #3: Occasional Heartburn and Indigestion. Most over-the-counter antacids, such as Alka-Seltzer, Tums, and Rolaids, contain some form of bicarbonate. But a more cost-effective way to relieve occasional heartburn and indigestion is to stir half a teaspoon of baking…

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New Year’s Eve Survival Tips

…declines, resulting in less efficient digestion, which means more indigestion, heartburn, and bloating. A simple way to improve digestion is to supplement with digestive enzymes. And if you suffer with chronic heartburn, I suggest chewing a DGL tablet 20 minutes before meals. Zinc carnosine,…

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The Myriad Health Benefits of Vinegar

…one week of drinking one teaspoon of raw, unfiltered, organic apple cider vinegar and one teaspoon of raw honey in warm water once a day, his heartburn and stomach problems were alleviated. He reports that he hasn’t had to take Zantac since. Bob D., a patient we treated at the Whitaker…

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Prevent Digestive Discomfort With Nutritional Supplements

…other digestive discomfort is chamomile. Tea from the flowers of this common plant has a pleasantly relaxing effect and is great for treating heartburn, relieving indigestion and other digestional discomforts, including flatulence. Peppermint tea has a similar effect. Steep for five to ten minutes,…

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Is Juice Healthy?

…cells of the gastrointestinal (GI) mucosa. Multiple studies support cabbage’s reputation as a therapy for GI disorders, especially ulcers, heartburn, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In one of them, cabbage juice healed peptic and duodenal ulcers in an incredible 92 percent of cases…

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