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Best Soda For Upset Stomach
Lots of options here: If its something minor and acute, a little Tums (calcium carbonate) or mylanta goes a long way! avoid dairy products for 12-24 hours may hasten healing process especially if your coming down with a stomach virus! chamomile teas are also a good choice and nothing beats grandmas chicken soups ! with so many causes comes so many treatments! hope yours is nothing serious ! regards! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benefits of ginger: Ginger is a medicinal herb with many , proven health benefits. It helps nausea, motion sickness & morning sickness. It is also a powerful anti-inflammatory. However, even better than ginger ale, which these days usually contains lots of sugar in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, is to make ginger tea, which can be sweetened with honey. See www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=72. ...Read more
Heartburn after having stomach flu, no vomiting only diarrhea, fever and aches. Tums (calcium carbonate) and organic vinager don't help. What would help the heartburn?
Try an H2 blocker: Some people develop heartburn after a stomach flu even without vomiting, because the stomach flu may have caused gastroesophageal reflux, and irritation to the esophagus. I suggest try famotidine 20mg twice a day or ranitidine 150mg twice a day, both are over the counter. In addition, avoid alcohol, caffeine, cigarettes, large meals, and fatty meals. Also, Gaviscon tabs are a wonderful antacid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whichever.: There is no evidence and there will probably never be any evidence that one or the other is better. This seems to be more a preference. ...Read more
Yes: Honey, and tea for that matter, are good for just about anything. Honey and lemon tea are not particularly famous for helping upset stomachs. If you have a stomach ulcer, some people argue that tea or lemon could be bothersome but that's not proven. Ginger tea is an ancient chinese and proven way to alleviate stomach upset. Be sure you have a diagnosis of why your stomach is acting up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nausea? - Ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can decrease nausea. ...Read more
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