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How to Stop Heartburn

Hi Folks..... We all have acid in our stomach, which is needed to digest food. Heartburn occurs when small amounts of this acid rise up into your oesophagus. While your stomach has a layer of mucus to protect the lining of your stomach, your oesophagus does not. As a result, when stomach acid backs up into the oesophagus, it becomes inflamed causing the burning sensation and moderate to severe associated with heartburn. Heartburn is caused your stomach acids reacting to the foods you eat. Foods that may "trigger" heartburn symptoms may include those that are heavily spiced, acidic foods such as oranges or grapefruit, fatty or greasy, or fried foods, nuts, alcohol or coffee. Now that you know what heartburn is, and what causes it, you need to focus on how to get rid of heartburn. That's where Stop Heartburn Today comes in. Our goal is to provide you with simple tips on how to neutralize your stomach acid so you can get relief FAST from your heartburn symptoms. .
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I think the above discussion has explained us what is heart burn. Now to get rid of these heart burns here are a few tips:
- Skip the aerated drinks as well as the caffeine. Opt for herbal tea instead.
- Skip smoking and drinking as it will increase heart burns.
- Include fruits like banana, watermelon and cucumber in your daily diet.
- Drink a glass of cold milk - everyday early in the morning empty stomach.
- Boil some mint leaves in water and have a glass of this after meals.
- Have your last meal at least two hours before you go to bed.
- Have small but regular meals.
- Try to avoid spicy food, pickles, spicy chutneys, vinegar, etc.
- Sucking on a piece of clove is another effective.
- Jaggery, lemon, banana, almonds and yogurt are all known to give you instant relief.
- Try chewing gum. The saliva generated helps move food through the esophagus, easing symptoms of heartburn.
- Ginger aids in digestion. Either buy powdered ginger in capsule forms or add the herb to your recipes.
- A simple preparation of lemon water with sugar can be sipped on an hour before lunch to reduce uneasiness.
- Have vegetables like drumsticks, beans, pumpkin, cabbage, carrot and spring onions.
- Homeopathic remedies are quite effective in curing cases of Heart burns.

These are a few TIPS that surely will help......

Dr. Harsh Rai MD (Homeopathy) UK

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Heartburns during the night or nocturnal gastro esophageal reflux may be due// to wrong eating habits, like consumption of carbonated drinks. Nocturnal heartburns often lead to disturbed sleep and excessive feelings of daytime sleepiness, apart from being cause of other disease. Nocturnal gastro esophageal reflux or heartburn is often linked with severe form of gastro esophageal reflux disease. Researchers of University of Arizona College of Medicine, US, had presented clinical predictors for the nighttime heartburns in the journal Chest. In the Sleep heart Health Study, the researchers had looked into variables like sleep abnormalities, medical history, and social habits and their association with heartburn during sleep, and cardiovascular consequences of sleep-disordered breathing. As one part of the research the predictors of nighttime heartburns were assessed from the participants who answered through a structured questionnaire. The results brought out increased body mass index (BMI), carbonat
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Above discussion elloborated, problem or issue. But didnt mentioned solution. like what to do when it occurs. How to avoid that to happen? What kind of food one should take daily to completely avoid the heart burn.
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Ok folks.. I get heart burns occasionally by reading some useless stuffs.. tell me why its so?
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