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Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Jmak, Community Member, asks

Q: Does Cider Apple Vinegar really help Acid Reflux?

After the a period of search on the Internet about GERD/Acid Reflux, there are a lot of non-sense advices and $$$ making video on Youtube.com which will scare the crap out of you and I came to one thing the might help Acid Reflux other than medicine. People are saying Cider Apple Vinegar helps their Acid Reflux Problem. Is this possible? It's a Vinegar, is it suppose to trigger Stomach Acid? Shall we give it a try? If we do, how many per-day? How often? And when? What brand (There are some in GNC)? If you tried, please share!
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Stephanie, Health Guide
1/19/11 9:14pm

I haven't tried it. Actually being an acid it scares me. Everything else I eat that's acidic causes me issues. I've tried to find research that shows that it works. I can't find anything. Plus, the few websites where I've read about it says to mix it with baking soda which would fix the acidity but too much baking soda is dangerous.

 

If you do decide to try it the best way to see if it's working is to keep a log before you start trying it then during as well. See how your symptoms change. It's hard to keep track if you don't write it down and then it becomes a guessing game.

 

best of luck - Stephanie

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purrballs, Community Member
6/ 4/11 10:26pm

It works! I mix a teaspoon into about 4 ounces of water and swill it down.  Next I know I'm burping and feel so much better.  Actually indigestion isn't an overabundance of acid in the gut it is having not enough!  Do not mix with baking soda!  Baking soda is high sodium and we eat enough. 

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dlm0823, Community Member
4/29/12 10:53pm

It is a miracle solution.  I have 5 personal friends who have used this.  Actually switched to apple cider capsules from health food store.  Take before spicy or big meal and take at night before you go to bed.  It truly does work.

 

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By Jmak, Community Member— Last Modified: 04/29/12, First Published: 01/19/11