Most everyone experiences occasional heartburn. It’s one of the most recognized symptoms of acid reflux. The chronic occurrence of acid reflux is referred to as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD should be taken seriously. If you experience chronic acid reflux, see your doctor. Most doctors are likely to prescribe OTC heartburn medication for the relief […]
DGL improves LES tone and soothes the GI tract by coating and protecting against acid irritation like heartburn allowing irritated or damaged tissue to heal. Also, scientific studies have found DGL to be more effective in treating chronic acid reflux than commonly used antacids.
Do you ever have heartburn at night when trying to sleep? Elevation therapy (sleeping on an incline) through the use of a wedge pillow, under-mattress wedge, or adjustable bed can prevent heartburn at night. Let’s look at why acid reflux is worse at night and the different sleep solutions used for naturally eliminating acid reflux […]
Researchers have linked proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to liver disease. PPIs make changes to gut bacteria that promote liver disease in existing patients.
Aloe vera can be used internally as a natural acid reflux remedy to provide relief from heartburn symptoms and to promote healing of the digestive system.
The Mediterranean diet and drinking alkaline water are shown to be better at treating acid reflux symptoms than PPIs. Consider diet as an option for treating reflux.
Probiotics prevent heartburn by balancing microorganisms in the intestines to improve digestive health and reduce the instance of acid reflux.
Taking heartburn medication improperly reduces its effectiveness. Increase the effectiveness of H2 blockers by taking the drug with an 8oz glass of water.