Heartburn is a name often given to acid reflux based on the symptoms. There’s a burning sensation in the region of your heart – and that is why it is called heartburn. But what it really is… is a case of acid in your stomach that, along with the food, is refluxing into your esophagus or food pipe. If these are the symptoms you have been experiencing recurrently and you visit your doctor looking for treatment, one of the things your doctor may suggest you do is reduce your stress levels and try meditation for heartburn. Read more
You might have heard that aloe vera gel soothes irritated skin. But did you know that the sap from this luscious green plant can soothe the esophagus too?
That’s right, by soothing the esophagus; aloe vera juice can effectively relieve your heartburn symptoms too. So here’s all the info on aloe vera juice for heartburn. Read more
The feeling of having swallowed a ball of molten fire can’t be pleasant – but that’s exactly what heartburn feels like. And you might have not guessed, but heartburn can be caused by and be the cause of a number of problems. Read more
Among the many non-medicinal and natural remedies for heartburn, there lies one which may be misleading – and that is herbal tea. Because, while tea does contain caffeine, and is therefore a total no-no when you have GERD or heartburn, herbal teas, made by brewing natural ingredients, are actually good for your digestive system. And that is why herbal brews for heartburn are actually recommended alternate remedies. Read more
What causes heartburn? The reflux of acid from your stomach into your esophagus which, over time, leads to corrosion causes the burn in your chest which is then referred to as “heartburn”. So, naturally, you’d think it is the excess of acid that is causing the condition as well as the discomfort?
But what’s really causing the problem? GERD is actually caused by too little stomach acid and not too much. Since there isn’t adequate acid in the stomach, the food doesn’t get digested correctly – this leads to acidity and this acid is what refluxes and causes heartburn.
Naturopaths and certain doctors will actually prescribe licorice for heartburn as an alternate remedy. Some people like the flavor, others hate it. But the fact is that whether you like it or hate it – chewing on it can actually be very beneficial if you have heartburn! While most other natural remedies either soothe the esophagus, or they neutralize the stomach acid; stopping it from refluxing into your esophagus, licorice actually works in multiple ways to make you feel better and cure heartburn. Let’s take a look at how. Read more
You might have heard that turmeric is good for heartburn – and it can be … But taking too much turmeric can make your GERD issue worse. So how effective is turmeric in treating heartburn?
It is quite possible that your mom or grand-mom told you that in case of heartburn have a glass of warm milk. More recently people are still advising milk – but instead, cold milk – to soothe the discomfort of heartburn. But the thing that we are going to discuss today is – can milk actually bring long term relief? Read more
You probably think probiotics are just something that you need to have to regulate your digestion and prevent heartburn. But that is just a part of the whole picture – and a very small part at that. Read more
It is common knowledge that children need to play more in the sun because they need the Vitamin D that their skin makes in the presence of the sun. Why? Because Vitamin D and Calcium go hand in hand to strengthen bones and keep bone density healthy. Read more