Heartburn

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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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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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Preventing and Treating GERD Naturally

…enough to allow reflux, or backward flow, of gastric acid to spill into the esophagus. GERD’s signature symptom is heartburn. Fifteen million Americans experience heartburn daily, and more than 60 million have it at least once a month. Fortunately, preventing and treating GERD naturally is…

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Household Uses for Alka-Seltzer

…general uses for Alka-Seltzer. This healing combo of citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and fizzing effervescence has been relieving indigestion, heartburn, and the occasional hangover for more than 80 years. But Alka-Seltzer may also be the answer to several common household problems. Read on to…

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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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Beyond Sleep: Other Benefits of Melatonin

…Melatonin: Help for Heartburn and GERD Researchers have discovered that one of the benefits of melatonin is its remarkable ability to suppress stomach acid and protect the esophagus from the caustic effects of gastric acid. In one study, 351 people with moderate to severe heartburn were either given…

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Health Benefits of Traditional Holiday Favorites

…reported a greater than 50 percent improvement in symptoms, compared to just 38 percent of those in the placebo group. Peppermint oil can cause heartburn in some people, so I suggest taking only enteric-coated capsules, which don’t break down until they’ve passed through the stomach. The…

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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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