Effective Natural Treatments for Heartburn and Stomach Ulcers

Acid reflux is an extremely common health problem, affecting many people around the globe.

The most common symptom of acid reflux is "heartburn" —a burning sensation behind your breastbone that sometimes travels up your throat. In some cases, this pain can be severe enough to be mistaken for a heart attack.

Acid reflux is thought to be caused by excessive amounts of acid in your stomach, which is why acid-blocking drugs are typically prescribed or recommended.

Do you have an ulcer or heartburn?

Stomach ulcers are painful open sores that develop on the lining of the stomach and small intestine.

Heartburn, on the other hand, is a painful burning sensation just below or behind the breastbone. Normally when food or liquid enters your stomach, a band of muscle at the end of your esophagus closes off this area.

Natural treatments for heartburn

1. Aloe Vera Juice

Drink 1/4 cup of aloe vera approximately 20 minutes before a meal or whenever you experience heartburn. The juice is believed to help soothe the esophagus from the burn of the acid traveling back up from your stomach.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

There are several theories about how ACV works for heartburn, and one of them is that ACV aids digestion by helping break down fats. Simply mix one or two teaspoons of ACV with a glass of water and drink before meals or when heartburn strikes.

3. Baking Soda

Experts recommend to mix 1/2 or 1 teaspoon of baking soda with a glass of water. The taste is not so good but it helps to neutralize some of the acid by consuming the baking soda which is a base.

Foods To Avoid

- Caffeinated soft drinks, tea and chocolate.
- Tomatoes
- Spicy foods
- Onions
- Citrus fruits
- Alcohol
- Tobacco
- Milk and othet dairy products
- Fried and fatty foods

Source: Healthy and Natural World
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