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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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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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Apple cider vinegar burns throat and stomach, is this normal?

Apple cider vinegar burns throat and stomach, is this normal?

Yes.: Vinegar is an acid, so it's normal if it causes a burning sensation when consumed. Avoid excessive consumption of acidic foods; they can trigger or worsen heartburn and other acid reflux symptoms such as throat irritation. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar work for acid reflux?

Can apple cider vinegar work for acid reflux?

Vinegar: Yes/no can aggravate acutely, but can help prevent when taken dilutely(1tbs in cup of warm water). ...Read more

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Do salt and vinegar chips cause acid reflux?

Do salt and vinegar chips cause acid reflux?

Acid Reflux, Vinegar: understand your concern. Vinegar is highly acidic. Vinegar in the chips can make Stomach acid reflux or flow up irritating esophagus and causing heartburn. To dilute acid and decrease heartburn, try the following: Eat less chips. Eat slowly. Have herbal tea, water or milk with snack. Chewing gum after the snack to stimulate saliva production which can neutralize acid. ...Read more

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Could cider vinegar really reduce acid reflux?

Could cider vinegar really reduce acid reflux?

Folk Medicine: Diluted Apple cider vinegar has been used as a folk remedy for indigestion. I do not know how effective it is. ...Read more

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Why does the eno alleviate acid indigestion and heartburn?

Why does the eno alleviate acid indigestion and heartburn?

Eno: Eno is a fruit salt antacid used to decrease bloating. Eno releases trapped gas which can then be discharged by belching. Eno neutralizes excess stomach acid. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar cause stomach ulcers when taken everyday for weight loss?

Can apple cider vinegar cause stomach ulcers when taken everyday for weight loss?

No problem: Apple cider vinegar is a weaker acid than stomach acid, and improves digestion it does not cause ulcers and is sometimes used to help heal them. ...Read more

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I have GERD symptoms. I have constant burping and bad breath. There is no heartburn and throat burn. Baking soda sometimes helps and it prevents burping and bad breath.Any natural remedies?

I have GERD symptoms. I have constant burping and bad breath. There is no heartburn and throat burn. Baking soda sometimes helps and it prevents burping and bad breath.Any natural remedies?

Yes, qualified : Listen to your body. Eat healthy unprocessed foods. Eat small amounts of food at a time. Hiatal hernia can be problem. Raise arms over head, raise on toes, and drop to jar body, drink water, and press from under left rib cage to navel 3 times before each meals and bedtime. Bad bacteria could be a problem, try raw apple cider vinegar and olive oil as a salad dressing. A. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Not so much: Reflux can be serious. Apple cider vinegar is promoted for everything -- and this alone should tell you something. Something as simple as elevating the head of your bed may help more. Staying trim and fit is a plus; you may not be able to eliminate reflux but you can control the symptoms. Your physician knows how to manage it and when to do endoscopy. ...Read more

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Why does eno alleviate acid indigestion and heart burn?

Why does eno alleviate acid indigestion and heart burn?

Eno: Eno is a fruit salt antacid used to decrease bloating. Eno releases trapped gas which can then be discharged by belching. Eno neutralises excess stomach acid. ...Read more

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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!!

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

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Can cabbage juice cause hearburn and throat burning?

Can cabbage juice cause hearburn and throat burning?

Yes: Oh, my yes it can. It can increase acid production and lead to cramps, indigestion & increased gas. Try gargling with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Will Prilosec OTC help with my occasional heartburn/acid reflux?

Prilosec: Prilosec and similar medications tend to be better at preventing acid reflux than in treating it once it has already started. If you have only occasional heartburn, often the best treatment is good old-fashioned chewable antacids, such as Mylanta or Tums (calcium carbonate). If it is frequent, Prilosec might be helpful, but if it doesn't go away, you should see your doctor. Look up anti-reflux measures. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Indigestion (Definition)

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