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Should i take apple cider vinegar for indigestion, acid reflux and bad breath ? How much should I take ?

Should i take apple cider vinegar for indigestion, acid reflux and bad breath ? How much should I take ?

Works well for many: Like many natural therapies, there is no formal research i know of on apple cider vinegar for reflux, but many find it effective. On this website 21 of 23 who tried it report it effective: http://earthclinic.Com/cures/heartburn.Html & people find it useful for many other things.But this is symptomatic & it is more important to address the cause- see http://www.Healthy-eating-politics.Com/gerd.Html. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more


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Safe to take apple cider vinegar before bed without getting heartburn?

Safe to take apple cider vinegar before bed without getting heartburn?

Not necessarily: Apple cider vinegar is acidic. The esophageal mucosa is not protected very well against acidic materials. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar is you have heartburn?

Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar is you have heartburn?

Avoid vinegar: A person with heartburn should avoid vinegar and other acidic foods or liquids. The person is likely already taking acid blockers and antacids to decrease acidity in the stomach. It would be bad to eat or drink more acid, because the whole point of treatment is to decrease acid in the stomach and esophagus. ...Read more

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I sometimes hypoglycemic episodes.Is Apple cider vinegar safe for me to use for heartburn can it lower my sugar too much?I only take 3tsp twice a day

I sometimes hypoglycemic episodes.Is Apple cider vinegar  safe for me to use for heartburn can it lower my sugar too much?I only take 3tsp twice a day

Low blood sugar is: something you need to speak w/your doc about. He/she will teach you how to eat, usually small meals but frequent, perhaps six throughout the day. Lots of protein. Doing this can reduce the probability of apple cider vinegar being an issue. If you use apple cider vinegar for reflux, make sure you get the type "with the mother" on the label. that means the skins are part of the vinegar. Peace. ...Read more

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So i had a bite of apple and it made me wany to vomit dnt have any heartburn and feel hungry could this be from gallblader i have surgery in a week?

So i had a bite of apple and it made me wany to vomit dnt have any heartburn and feel hungry could this be from gallblader i have surgery in a week?

Maybe: If you have been having gallbladder attacks more frequently, sometimes even healthy foods can cause symptoms like nausea or abdominal pain. If it's been difficult for you to eat, the hunger pains may mean you're hungry! Ask your doctor if they can prescribe anti-nausea medication before surgery ...Read more

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I have bad stomach akes for the last 4 days I've tried pepto apple cydervinigar milk nothing helps.It just burns all the time then when i eat something its worse. Its not heartburn its more in the middle bottom of my stomach.

I have bad stomach akes for the last 4 days I've tried pepto apple cydervinigar milk nothing helps.It just burns all the time then when i eat something its worse. Its not heartburn its more in the middle bottom of my stomach.

Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose the cause of your abdominal pain. Causes for pain that worse after eating can include: gas, acid, virus, gall bladder issues, etc. I am answering this 7 days after you wrote in. If you are still symptomatic when you read this, definitely recommend that you be evaluated to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I am mixing apple cider vinegar with water and lemon juice. Is this what is giving me heartburn?

I am mixing apple cider vinegar with water and lemon juice. Is this what is giving me heartburn?

Good possibility: There is a good chance that the cocktail you are using would cause you heartburn symptoms, by combining 2 acidic liquids. Would definitely recommend giving it a trial in discontinuing it and see if your symptoms improve. Is there any specific reason for why you are drinking consistently that? ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar and digestive enzymes causing heartburn and gas/bloating, what to do?

Apple cider vinegar and digestive enzymes causing heartburn and gas/bloating, what to do?

Needed?: Ask yourself if you really need these-your body makes plenty of acid already, as well as digestive enzymes, so unless you have a proven deficiency, stop taking them and see if your symptoms disappear! if not, see your GI doc to investigate for other causes of dyspepsia. ...Read more

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Can you drink apple cider vinegar while taking antibiotic called azithromycin. Im having heartburn in my throat and chest i took antibiotic 2 hrs ago?

Can you drink apple cider vinegar while taking antibiotic called azithromycin. Im having heartburn in my throat and chest i took  antibiotic 2 hrs ago?

Yes!: I know of no negative interactions between Azithromycin and apple cider vinegar, which is safe and often highly effective in quickly relieving heartburn. Dilute it in water. Hope it helps! ...Read more

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What is indigestion?

What is indigestion?

Indigestion: Indigestion is a commoners word when there is abdominal pain after eating or there is burning pain in the upper abdomen below the sternum or the left or mid upper abdomen, also may have gassy feeling or excessive burping. See your doctor if you have concerns. ...Read more

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Indigestion for six months?

Indigestion for six months?

See your doc: Can't tell here. Could be lots of things, from inflamed esophagus or stomach, ulcers, gallbladder or pancreas disease, colon problems, metabolic abnormalities, even neurologic or blood vessel issues. ...Read more

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What is indigestion and what causes it?

What is indigestion and what causes it?

Poor digestion, : Avoid fried food, avoid fast foods, avoid fatty foods- they all increase stomach acid and contribute to dyspepsia. Avoid caffeine in coffee, tea, colas, and other beverages, caffeine is a stomach irritant. Also avoid alcohol, and certain medications such as alleve and ibuprofen, advil ( called non steroidal anti inflammatory medications) they also irritate the stomach lining. ...Read more

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What is acid indigestion?

Heart burns?: This can be from gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) when the stomach acid gets back up into the food pipe (esophagus), a stomach ulcer, or gastritis (too much nsaids intake can also cause the latter). ...Read more

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How to avoid indigestion?

How to avoid indigestion?

Few suggestions...: Indigestion is commonly a symptom of acid reflux which is the back flow of stomach contents into the esophagus. Its triggered by many factors. Avoidance may be achieved by: eating slower or eating less; eliminating caffeine, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, mints, tomato sauces, citrus, carbonated drinks; lose weight if needed; avoid bending over or laying down after eating. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does stress cause indigestion?

Does stress cause indigestion?

Often for many folks: Stress indicates that your system believes there is a demand, or some danger that you are confronted with. Your body then goes into a kind of fight or flight mode. It sends energy to your muscles for action and takes it away from the gut where digestion is underway. The result can be digestive problems. Learn more about stress effects at http://drmiller.Com/learningcenter/stressmanagement/. ...Read more

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Can avocados help with indigestion?

Can avocados help with indigestion?

Not that i know of: No indication that it helps indigestion. If having frequent indigestion you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is milk good or bad for indigestion?

Is milk good or bad for indigestion?

IT IS NOT GOOD: Milk is not good for indigestion and better be avoided due to possibility of lactose tolerance. ...Read more

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What I can take for acid indigestion?

Tums, (calcium carbonate)the antacid.: Tums (calcium carbonate) are very cheap and work very well.Also a great source of calcium. ...Read more

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