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Apple Juice And Acid Reflux
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
Have acid reflux, dislike drinking water due to taste sensitivity. What are drink options? I drink apple juice but not all that healthy. Advice?
Acid suppressants: Take acid suppressants and drink anything you want. ...Read more
Is green apples ok for lpr or acid reflux . Also is apple juice ok for lpr can't drink water with meals?
Here's a link...: http://www.aboutgerd.org/diet-lifestyle-changes/diet-changes-for-gerd.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
I gave a rough feeling throat by Adams Apple and flem white/clear colour which is there constantly, could this be caused by acid reflux ?
Reflux: In a word, Yes, but you should see your Primary Care Provider about this. ...Read more
Can acid reflux cause crackle in throat while swallowing salaiva?
Cackle happens just above the adams apple when I try to swallow salaiva.
GERD: Not to my knowledge.Get a more detailed answer ›
Prune juice: Is used for helpung regularity and preventing constipation...It has non-absorbable particulates that facilitates evacuation. It is unlikely to effect reflux or acid indigestion. Ant-acids containing magnesium (mylanta, maalox) may have a laxative effect. Cimetidine is also commonly used over the counter. Check with your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Avoid acidic foods: Pineapple juice would likely make acid reflux worse, along with caffeine, peppermint, chocolate, spicy foods, and acidic food such as tomatoes and citrus fruits. Be sure not to eat within 2 hours of lying down to sleep, elevate the head of your bed or use extra pillows. If these things don't work you could try over the counter antacid medications such as ranitidine. ...Read more
I have terrible acid reflux right now; less when i lay down. It goes from my chest to my adams apple, and hurts a lot. I've taken meds with no help. ?
Then U need an eval: Medical evaluation is very appropriate for you if your gerd-like symptoms don't respond appropriately to typical acid-blockers. Perhaps the drug you've taken is too weak, or you have alkaline (not acid) reflux, or esophageal dysmotility is present that mimics reflux, or you have eosinophilic esophagitis (kind of like an allergy in your gut), or you hyper-secrete acid. Get checked please. ...Read more
My husband has been having a real bad case of acid reflux for the pass couple of days, someone told him that apple cyder would help, something about it would eat the acid from around his stomach. Not sure if that is true never heard of that before..Thanks
From a medical perspective i believe the apple cider does not "eat the acid" from the stomach. He should take an over the conter anti-acid medication like Pepcid (famotidine) or prilosec. Also an evaluation by his primary care provider is in order. He may be dealing with gastritis or an ulcer, and may possible need a test called an endoscopy (camera is used to look at the upper GI tract). His doctor can guide him/explain the work up that may be necessary.
Best of luck. ...Read more
You need medicines: Acid reflux can be easily treated but not with any of the home remedies. You will need an antacid, preferably by seeing your doctor. If you want an alternative, take over the counter antacids like zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid which are old but inexpensive medicines. More modern medicines include prilosec(over the counter) or any of the ppis which are prescription drugs. Acid reflux requires ongoing treatment. ...Read more
DGL: DGL is licorice w/an enzyme removed which could raise BP if taken over a long period of time. DGL is used as a natural replacement for acid blockers. It coats the stomach and esophagus. Peace and good health. If you are on an acid blocker and switch (ask doc first) you may have a rebound effect for a while. Apple cider vinegar 9get it "w/the mother" is also used. Put it in a little water. ...Read more
Is it safe to consume 2 tablespoons of Apple cider vinegar 3 time per day? I use it for acid reflux & it works.
In general, yes: Each person reacts differently to any therapy so the bottom line is what works for you. Having said this, a good caveat is always take the least amount of anything for the optimum result. So, try decreasing the amount of apple cider vinegar to find the lowest dosage that will control the acid reflux. If adequate control requires 2 tablespoons 3 times a day, so be it. ...Read more
Can I drink Aloe juice while on Tecta? Today is my first day on Tecta for acid reflux. I don't know what's safe or not to interact with it.
Aloe juice: Aloe juice, despite all the hype found on the Internet and on untrustworthy medical TV shows, has not been shown to be effective in treating acid reflux. It also interacts with many medications, and will act as a laxative. I do not recommend trying to use aloe juice when treating acid reflux. Tecta is very effective for this. Use it as prescribed and follow anti-reflux measures. Good luck. ...Read more
No: It does not have significant benefit for this problem. ...Read more
Been suffering from acid reflux. What does it indicate if drinking apple cider vinegar or baking soda make it worse ?
It indicates that...: Stopping apple cider vinegar or baking soda might be a good idea for now. A primary care doctor or a gastroenterologist (stomach specialist) can evaluate to confirm the problem of gastro-esophageal reflux disease. The doctor may test for h. Pylori stomach infection, and start effective medications, including acid blockers. Plain water, nonfat milk, green tea, or simple soup broths may feel ok. ...Read more
Yes, seems to work: 19 year old male asks, Is organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux a good natural treatment? Many would say yes cos it contains acetic acid, a weaker acid than Hydrochloric acid HCL normally produced by stomach. It tends to buffer or make the stomach less acidic (antacid) but still strong enough for digestion. Said to be best as 2 or 3 teaspoon-fulls in in 8 oz of water before meals. ...Read more
Is raw organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux safe to take ? I want natural ways to help my GERD
Yes if diluted but..:
Yes, it is safe & effective but should be mixed in water or can irritate your tissue. See http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/heartburn.html
However, while safe & natural, it still only treats symptoms. For sound advice on how to prevent and cure reflux naturally see http://chriskresser.com/what-everybody-ought-to-know-but-doesnt-about-heartburn-gerd ...Read more
Had pretty bad acid reflux. Burning my esophagus. Experimented with 1 TBSP of apple cider vinegar in 8 ou of water. It worked! How? It's acidic!!
ACV: Apple cider vinegar(ACV) has acetic acid that can improve digestion. SIgns of low acid and high acid are similar so you may be having low acid and need the extra acidity. Changing die to include fruits and vegetables can actually help resolve symptoms rather than adding ACV or medications. ACV can cause acid burn and remove teeth enamel and cause esophageal burns. ...Read more
Ive been diognosed with acid reflux 2yrs ago last two week felt like something in throat below adams apple is this normal acid?
Possibly.: I am sorry but I find it difficult to answer you question. It would be helpful to see a good GI doctor ...Read more
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
Suffering from acid reflux-bad breath, regurgitation. Ppis, baking soda, apple cider vinegar, antiacids don't work. Solutions ?
Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more
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