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Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Multiple reason: Although there are multiple reasons for bad breath, one reason is bacteria in your mouth and particularly the ones that cause gum disease. To eliminate that from the equation make sure you get a professional dental checkup/ cleaning, and be on top of home care specially flossing and brushing teeth and tongue. ...Read more

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Heartburn (Definition)

Burning pain or irritation in the upper stomach or lower chest. May be worse on lying down, and is ...Read more


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Home remedies for acidity and gas want to leave antacids?

Home remedies for acidity and gas want to leave antacids?

Aloe vera: If the acidity occurs if standing up after a meal, see the doctor. If standing and walking after meals makes it less acid, drink water and walk. Aloe vera juice is healing and can be obtained to drink after meals. If the acid comes up at night., eat early, walk and stand to wash dishes etc, before lying down. Losing weight and exercising reduces acid reflux. Raise the head of the bed to sleep. ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for stomach ache, nausea, and heartburn?

What are the best home remedies for stomach ache, nausea, and heartburn?

Baking soda, ginger: Just a pinch of baking soda in a glass of water can help with heartburn and stomach ache. Ginger tea (mince up some fresh ginger root and steep it in boiled water for 5 minutes) can help with nausea. ...Read more

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Home remedies for an upset stomach due to gallstones?

Home remedies for an upset stomach due to gallstones?

Please Don't "Flush": The only home remedy that i know of is a "gallbladder flush": ingesting substances to cause significant contraction of the gb with the hope that the stones could be flushed into the intestines. Unfortunately, this is actually dangerous since the stones can get stuck in the bile duct & block the liver. Furthermore, even if successful, new ones will form. The best rx remains surgery. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for acid reflux disease?

What are some good home remedies for acid reflux disease?

Reflux: Reflux of stomach contents (acid) is usually due to incompetent valve or hiatal hernia. It is aggravated by position (lying down), spicy foods and obesity. Treatment includes mediating above factors. Ginger and antacids can help. Then is meds like ppi which shut off acid. If meds fail, then surgery including fundoplication can help - usually has very good outcomes. Speak to your physician. ...Read more

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Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Low FOD-MAP diet: May provide you food options which are "intestinally friendly" that fit your palate but reduce gassiness from colonic bacterial fermentation. Find the list at: http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ ...Read more

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Best remedy for gas/ bloating?

Best remedy for gas/ bloating?

First find cause: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress play significant roles. Need however to rule out first inflammation, ischemia, dysmotility & infection before treatment. ...Read more

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What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

Many choices: First, stomach ulcers are often related to infection with H. Pylori. Conventional treatment is with antibiotics but herbs like Mastic Gum can help too. Drugs like Prilosec or Zantac (ranitidine) are usually prescribed but there are natural options like DGL & cabbage juice. See http://tinyurl.com/mp2xh62 & http://tinyurl.com/mwxb522 Dietary changes & supplements can cure reflux- see http://tinyurl.com/7t2gecq ...Read more

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Any natural remedies for controlling a frequent heartburn?

Any natural remedies for controlling a frequent heartburn?

Acupuncture: A study compared double dose of Omeprazole to acupuncture with single dose Omeprazole and found that subjects in the acupuncture group reported less reflux symptoms at the end of the study than those who received a double dose of omeprazole. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for acid reflux?

Are there home remedies for acid reflux?

Yes: Avoid caffeine, nicotine, peppermint, chocolate, alcohol, tomatoes/tomato sauce, spicy foods, large meals, fatty meals, and salads. taking 1-2 tbsp of baking soda in water helps with acute symptoms but over time has a lot of sodium. There are many otc meds available too. ...Read more

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Natural remedies that work for severe GERD and dyspepsia?

Natural remedies that work for severe GERD and dyspepsia?

GERD: Don't eat late and lie down flat, avoid foods like coffee, chocolate and spice. Take otc meds like Tums (calcium carbonate) or Prilosec but see your doctor if it persists... Gerd can be serious! ...Read more

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Home remedies for gastroesophageal reflux like bicarb?

Home remedies for gastroesophageal reflux like bicarb?

Spasm: The esophagus is very muscular to move food from your mouth o your stomach . Sometimes these muscles cramp up into a spasm , which causes a severe pain . Please contact your primary provider to evaluate this further if it dosen't resolve soon . Avoid eating within 4 hours of bed . Elevate the head of the bed . Take antacids or Prilosec before bed ...Read more

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Wiat is the best home remedy for hyperacidity?

Wiat is the best home remedy for hyperacidity?

Apple cider vinegar: No medicine or home remedy works for everyone but according to the feedback at http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acid_reflux.Html apple cider vinegar is the home remedy that has helped the most people. But while 265 people say it helped, 40 found it did not help or only did a bit. That article gives other remedies to try.Avoiding inciting foods like fats/alcohol to prevent acidity is also important. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for gastritis?

What are home remedies for gastritis?

Home rx of gastritis: Currently the home remedies are quite good. Starting with otc antacids, you can then move up to otc zantac, (ranitidine) or even better, otc prilosec. Remember that these otc drugs are provided in just half their usually prescribed dosages, so you may need to double up. Diet changes--reducing acids, alcohol, soda, coffee will also help. Reducing stress through relaxatin will help. Last resort: h pylori test. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for stomach ache?

Are there any good home remedies for stomach ache?

Indeed: Warmth. Warm tea with homey. Tums (calcium carbonate). Honey. Homepathic nux vomica. Homeopathic pulsatilla if the food was too rich. Enzymes. Peppermint tea or peppermint candy or peppermint oil. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for nausea and diarrhea?

Can you suggest some home remedies for nausea and diarrhea?

Liquids/Brat/ Ginger: A simple way to reduce nausea & sometimes cramping 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. If stools are very liquidy you might need a clear liquid diet for a day or so before transitioning to brat diet. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for stomach pains?

What are some home remedies for stomach pains?

It depends: For nausea--ginger tea with some honey. Stomach pain can have many different causes. There is no blanket treatment, home remedy or not, for stomach pain. Please see your doctor. She/he can take a complete history, do a full physical and further testing if need be. Only then can the appropriate treatment be recommended. Feel better soon! ...Read more

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Could there be a home remedy for heartburn prevention?

Could there be a home remedy for heartburn prevention?

No: There are a variety of very effective over the counter treatments for heartburn currently available, including medications which were only available by prescription previously. The homeopathic treatmetnts for heartburn seem to be only selectively beneficial. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for long term heartburn prevention?

Is there a home remedy for long term heartburn prevention?

Prevent/control GERD: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, zegerid). See a GI doctor if persistent. ...Read more

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I have really bad heartburn. I ran out of usual med prilosec. Is there a home remedy that will relieve heartburn. Tums (calcium carbonate) or rolaids didn't help at all.

I have really bad heartburn. I ran out of usual med prilosec. Is there a home remedy that will relieve heartburn. Tums (calcium carbonate) or rolaids didn't help at all.

Maalox: If your heartburn is relieved by Prilosec go to the store and get it. Then follow up with your doctor to find out the cause of such bothersome symptoms. If you have a great deal of anxiety or stress in your life you may need something for that as well as learning meditation and coping skills. ...Read more

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Can i do a home remedy at 9 weeks?

Home Remedy?: I guess it depends on what you mean by home remedy and what you are treating. Need more detail. Thanks! ...Read more

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What's a good home remedy for cold?

Heals on its own: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy to help with agorahphobia?

Is there a home remedy to help with agorahphobia?

You can start: w/ a mental health professional who treats agoraphobia. Begin w/online consults if possible. HealthTap has a Concierge service for this. Baby step to the porch, steps, mail box, etc. Practice the Relaxation Response. See http://www.relaxationresponse.org/ Peace and good health. Lots of reason to be positive. ...Read more

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Which home remedy to cure acneis considered the best?

Which home remedy to cure acneis considered the best?

Benzoyl peroxide: It's available over-the-counter. If it doesn't clear you up, then your physician has something that can. If you are the patient, then you can try tea tree oil (it can give a man breasts), sleeping with your face smeared with honey, or anything else you find online. If you are responsible for the physical & emotional health of a teen, it's your duty get him/her effective scientific rx. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy or an otc to correct the issue?

Is there a home remedy or an otc to correct the issue?

Please tell us: what the issue is. We do not have that information in front of us. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is best home remedy for gout?

What is best home remedy for gout?

If you mean herbals: Herbs can fight inflammation and cleanse toxins from the joints. Devil's claw root, gingerroot, meadowsweet leaves and flowertops, and white willow bark all act as anti-inflammatory agents that can relieve pain. (aspirin contains a chemical that is the synthesized version of a substance found in meadowsweet and willow.) other helpful herbs include boswellia, capsicum, feverfew and licorice. ...Read more

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What is a home remedy for a cough?

What is a  home remedy for a cough?

Herbs, homeopathy: Not sure if these qualify as home remedies as you may have to go to the health food store to get these, but my favorite treatment is homeopathy- see http://homeopathyplus.Com.Au/coughs-and-how-to-treat-them/ to help find the best remedy to try. My favorite herb for coughs is pellargonium sidoides, sold as umcka: http://www.Umcka.Com/ for other ideas see http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/coughs.Html. ...Read more

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What is a home remedy for bursitis?

What is a home remedy for bursitis?

See details: Rest and over-the-counter meds such as Aleve (naproxen) or Advil can help. Ice or heat may also be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best snoring home remedy?

What is the best snoring home remedy?

Snoring Home Remedy: Anything that helps relieve upper airway obstruction -- oral decongestants, nasal steroid sprays, nasal dilators -- all may be helpful. Is weight loss a "home remedy"? If so, this is generally the best way to help relieve snoring, after relieving a stuffy nose. ...Read more

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What is a home remedy for bronchitis?

What is a home remedy for bronchitis?

Bronchitis Remedies: I commend you for your desire to have good Health. • Don't smoke. Wear a mask when the air is polluted • Wash your hands using hand sanitizers • Drink plenty water • Gargle with salt water • Have Lemon ,Bay Leaf, Savory or Thyme in boiling water or as Tea • Eat Berries, black grapes and plums • Rest, have good sleep • Use a humidifier See a Physician for continued cough, fever or yellow mucus ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for Gout?

What is the best home remedy for Gout?

Good is not Best..: I have never seen a verifiable, repeatable or more effective way of remedying gout that following a well planned anti gout diet. It seems the more one strays from the safety of the diet, the probability of an attack go up. If diet alone cannot control the problem, then medications of some type, may be needed ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for psariosis?

What is a good home remedy for psariosis?

Psoriasis remedy: There are no good home remedies for psoriasis. Do see your dermatologist or primary care physician. Do not believe in the advertisements that promise quick cures for this disorder. Dermatologists have been trying for more than 100 years to find a cure for this relatively benign skin disease. ...Read more

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What's the best home remedy for herpes type1?

What's the best home remedy for herpes type1?

Cold sore remedies: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more

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Is there a effective home remedy for belching?

Is there a effective home remedy for belching?

See below: Belching is the act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth. It usually occurs when the stomach distends, or expands because of too much swallowed air. Belching releases the air to reduce the distention. You can also have a gas buildup in the stomach from bacteria working on food, which give up for gas. Anxiety can cause just about any physical symptom but it would be uncommon for anxiety to cause excessive belching. If your anxiety includes hyperventilating then that would be a good source of swallowed air, which then could lead to belching. Some things that may help in belching. Tried to be aware of how much air swallowing. Try to chew food completely before swallowing it so that the stomach will have smaller particles for the bacteria to give off gas with. Excessive exercise can also lead to belching. And sometimes relief can be obtained with anti-acids; H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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Wiat is the best home remedy for hyperacidity?

Apple cider vinegar: No medicine or home remedy works for everyone but according to the feedback at http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acid_reflux.Html apple cider vinegar is the home remedy that has helped the most people. But while 265 people say it helped, 40 found it did not help or only did a bit. That article gives other remedies to try.Avoiding inciting foods like fats/alcohol to prevent acidity is also important. ...Read more

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