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Simple Home Remedies To Relieve Acid Reflux Naturally

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The Digestion Process

Ingested food passes down the oesophagus (food pipe) into the stomach. Stomach cells produce mucus which protects the stomach lining from damage from digestive acids and chemicals, produced by the stomach itself. The oesophagus cell linings are more delicate and have little protection from acid.

A sphincter (a ring of muscule that contracts to close an opening) called lower esophageal sphincter (LES), is present at the junction of the oesophagus and stomach. This valve relaxes to allow food into the stomach and closes preventing food and stomach acid leaking up (refluxing) into the oesophagus.

This can cause symptoms such as heartburn, burping, chest pain and in severe cases acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

What Causes Acid Reflux Disease?

  • In some cases the upper part of the stomach and LES move above the diaphragm, negating the diaphragm’s blocking of stomach acids moving into the oesophagus. This abnormality is called Hiatal hernia.
  • Eating a heavy meal and lying on your back or bending over at the waist
  • Snacking close to bedtime
  • Eating certain foods, such as citrus, tomato, chocolate, mint, garlic, onions, or spicy or fatty foods
  • Drinking certain beverages, such as alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, or tea
  • Smoking
  • Being pregnant
  • Taking aspirin, ibuprofen, certain muscle relaxers, or blood pressure medications.

 What Are the Symptoms of Acid Reflux Disease?

  • Heartburn: A burning sensation upwards towards the chest and throat.
  • Bloating, burping and nausea.
  • Dysphagia — a narrowing of your esophagus, which creates the sensation of food being stuck in your throat.
  • Continual Hiccups.
  • A persistent cough, particularly at night sometimes occurs. This is due to the refluxed acid irritating the windpipe (trachea).
  • Mouth and throat symptoms such as gum problems, bad breath, sore throat, and hoarseness.
  • Severe chest pain.

Natural Home Remedied For Fighting Acid Reflux

Check out the Natural and Simple Home Remedies that you can help you prevent and quickly fightback episodes of Acid reflux:

Cristina Jurach

Cristina Jurach is nutritionist and Ayurvedic practitioner. She is a leader in the natural health community and consults athletes, executives and most of all parents of children on the benefits of complementary therapies for health and prevention.

Cristina Jurach

Cristina Jurach is nutritionist and Ayurvedic practitioner. She is a leader in the natural health community and consults athletes, executives and most of all parents of children on the benefits of complementary therapies for health and prevention.

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259 comments
Deborah Darling
Deborah Darling 5pts

No problem im always on the look out snd pass on tips to as many as poss xx

Jesse Heessels
Jesse Heessels 5pts

Saanggg je steelt die knowledge uit me osso no:p volgende x mag je wel wat boeken lenen hoor wes!

Rick Insley
Rick Insley 5pts

One cap full of apple cider vinegar every night !

Mason Myrick
Mason Myrick 5pts

Very true @swati . And great question @preya !

Mason Myrick
Mason Myrick 5pts

I was just sick and tired of being tierd

Mason Myrick
Mason Myrick 5pts

I would drink like 5-10table spoons it's was worth it for me I had acid reflex for like 4 years from age 10-13/14 I drank some apple cider vinegar because I saw a documentary on natural food cures

Charu Jain
Charu Jain 5pts

suggest some remedy for regular stomach upset

Preya Durjan
Preya Durjan 5pts

So, how do you use it to help reverse/stop reflux?

Shelby Gore
Shelby Gore 5pts

Baking soda in cold water. I've used all other remedies

Dudz Balena
Dudz Balena 5pts

d best s sante barley juice proven effective, i tried it works

Susan Dahl
Susan Dahl 5pts

Start out eating 2 Tbl. Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil, everyday. It works to heal not to just maintain.

Susan Dahl
Susan Dahl 5pts

Here you go my Beautiful Sis Anise Turner. I Love You!

Senthil Kumar
Senthil Kumar 5pts

if heart·burn occur take 4 or 5 almonds. immediate relief

Crystal Swanson
Crystal Swanson 5pts

Slippery elm bark powder in apple juice & also marshallow root...both herbs work well

Ranjitha Rao
Ranjitha Rao 5pts

Thank you so much for the suggestion Renita!

Renita Pedro Lombardi
Renita Pedro Lombardi 5pts

Ranjitha Rao ..I started out with taking two tablespoons with 8oz glass of water three times a day , upon waking and repeating this dosage again 30 min before lunch and again before dinner. I did this for few months, now I just do it one a day upon waking, if I feel like a flair up I just take twice a day.. ;)

Ranjitha Rao
Ranjitha Rao 5pts

Can anyone please tell how and what quantity I should be consuming. I have severe acid reflux, for that reason went to ER 2 months back.

Reyes Enriquez
Reyes Enriquez 5pts

I tp of baking soda 1/2 of limon 8 oz o water for relief

Ayurveda
Ayurveda 5pts

Yes even that is an option

Ngaire Audet
Ngaire Audet 5pts

aijween seeds...in the east indian spice section..

Nicki Henry
Nicki Henry 5pts

Nancy Jamrog read this! (Pat Garvey I tagged her in the wrong post...THIS one she needs!)

Haley Haynes
Haley Haynes 5pts

Relief within 5 minutes: Tsp of baking soda in 8 ounce glass of water.

Khalida Shakir
Khalida Shakir 5pts

When my stomach is empty then I feel acid reflux .. what to do ??

Mason Myrick
Mason Myrick 5pts

I had Acid reflex at age 12 drank some AC vinegar never had a problem with acid reflex disease ever again.!

Renita Pedro Lombardi
Renita Pedro Lombardi 5pts

Yes I've been using Braggs Raw Organic Apple Cinder Vinegar with Mother for years... :)

Mason Myrick
Mason Myrick 5pts

The doctors say Apple cider vinegar works!

Maegpp Lahtill
Maegpp Lahtill 5pts

It has been quite a long time since I actually went to the doctor.Recently I have been using natural home remedies for pretty much everything. Not only are hospitals and doctors expensive but sometimes they can be useless. I would highly suggest that everybody learn more about natural remedies. If you are interested you should really take a look at this story.http://anxiousreview.com/naturalremedies/

Ayurveda
Ayurveda 5pts

We are working on fixing the problem :) Shall be fixed soon