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There are a number of natural remedies for heartburn, from avoiding lying down after eating to using baking soda, tumeric, and ginger.
If you have acid reflux, you may want to avoid caffeine. But there are some caffeine-free tea choices that may actually help your symptoms.
There are many ways to handle GERD when pregnant, from dietary changes to over-the-counter meds.
While easier access to reflux medications can be helpful, it can also lead to problems if you’re not careful.
If you have silent reflux, switching to a plant-based diet might actually help as much as drugs, according to this study.
What happens when medications fail, aren’t tolerated, interact with your other medications, or can’t be taken because of issues in your medical history?
Do you use antacids such as Alka-Seltzer or Bromo Seltzer to relieve heartburn or a sour stomach? If so, you could be setting yourself up for gastric bleeding.
Over-the-counter remedies like antacid tablets are often sufficient for relief of indigestion, but recurrent or persistent symptoms require medical attention.
Drugs for acid reflux are most effective when used properly.