Heartburn and Acid Reflux



Heartburn effects many people from time to time, however if the symptoms persist see a healthcare professional to get it checked out.

Acid Reflux can cause chest pain, regurgitating of food, and a burning sensation.

Diet

Try to avoid the triggers which can include

Tomatoes
Onion
Garlic
Citrus fruit
Peppermint
Spearmint
Fatty Foods
Carbonated drinks
Alchol
Vinegar
Black pepper
Coffee
Chocolate

Its worth keeping a food diary to see what you triggers you.

Try to leave a few hours after eating before going to bed.

Eat less and smaller portions. Eat slowly.

Lose weight.

Reduce stress as this has a direct impact on reflux. Try taking some time out to relax and take a few deep breaths.

Stop smoking as nicotine can weaken the muscles in the esophagus.

Aloe Vera Juice can be used to sooth irritation.

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