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Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Multiple things.: Chewing gum for 30 mins after eating has shown to help. Also taking half a teaspoon of baking soda with water also helps. Avoid the foods that cause it such as coffee, tea, peppermint, high fat foods, chocolate, etc. ...Read more

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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Is yoghurt or mint remedy for diarrhea ?

Is yoghurt or mint remedy for diarrhea ?

Possibly yougurt: Yogurt with live or active cultures can put back some good bacteria in your GI system. ...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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What are some natural remedies for treating heartburn? Ginger? Mint?

What are some natural remedies for treating heartburn? Ginger? Mint?

DGL,slippery elm: Chronic or recurring heartburn needs to be checked out by a doc to make sure there aren't ulcerations, erosions, infection, cancer etc. Heartburn can be worsened by mint, chamomile, tobacco, alcohol, sweets, coffee, chocolate, fried food, spicy, or acidic food, large deglycyrrhinated licorice can coat the esophagus (w/o adrenal/kidney side effects); slippery elm can help-ok short term. ...Read more

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What is a homemade treatment for heartburn?

What is a homemade treatment for heartburn?

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's good herbal remedy for chronic diarrhea?

What's good herbal remedy for chronic diarrhea?

Diarrhea: The best thing to try initially for chronic diarrhea is psyllium. It can be bought from the natural food store or in the form of products such as Metamucil. Be sure to drink extra liquids with it. If it does not help, I'll be sure to see your doctor or a gastroenterologist for work up of the chronic diarrhea, to determine its source. Good luck. ...Read more

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Remedy for gout?

Remedy for gout?

Control uric acid: People with gout have elevated uric acid levels. Uric acid in the tissues becomes monosodium urate crystals. These crystals form in the joints of patients with gout. The way to control these crystals is to lower the level of uric acid. There are medicines to lower the production of uric acid, or to more rapidly remove uric acid crystals from the body. Your evaluation will decide which is the best therapy for you. ...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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Is milk drinking a remedy for heartburn?

Milk & dairy: products can trigger heartburn in some people. Food triggers may include chocolate, corn, fried foods, dairy, fatty food, potato chips, creamy or oily dressings, marbled sirloin, high fat bakery items, raw onions, tomatoes, potatoes, spearmint, & peppermint. Orange, cranberry or grapefruit juice & lemons or lemonade can be problematic. ...Read more

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Suggest some good homemade remedies for non-allergenic asthma?

Suggest some good homemade remedies for non-allergenic asthma?

Not many: Drinking a lot of coffee appears to improve mild asthma. Ma huang , a chinese herb, is essentially Ephedrine which was extensively used for asthma treatment decades ago. Make sure your serum vitamin d level is optimal since low plasma vitamin d level may render you less response to inhale steroid. You really need to see your family doctor about this since asthma treatment is not for amateurs. ...Read more

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Is Organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux a good natural treatment?

Is Organic apple cider vinegar for acid reflux a good natural treatment?

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

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Is apple cider vinegar good for any home remedies?

Is apple cider vinegar good for any home remedies?

Good for many things: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses.It is safe and inexpensive.See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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Home remedies for constipation?

Home remedies for constipation?

Fiber,herbs&exercise: Even here in america i've found no better remedy than the classic ayurvedic tonic triphala. A diet rich in fiber from fruits & vegetables is important. Fiber supplements like psyllium can help. Exercise helps. Constipation can be caused by low thyroid. Imbalances of GI flora & magnesium deficiency. Acupressure can provide acute relief- see http://www.Herbalshop.Com/acupressure/acupressure_16.Html. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for constipation?

Any home remedies for constipation?

Diet changes: Try to increase the amount of water anf fiber in you daily diet. You can easily do that by eating more fruits and vegetables, or cereal and bread with more fiber. If all else fails, add a gentle stool softener like metamucil, fibercon, or even prunes. ...Read more

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Natural remedies for esophageal spasm?

Natural remedies for esophageal spasm?

Spasm remedy: MAgnesium supplement of 400-800 daily. Mint tea, mint flavor in general ...Read more

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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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Natural remedies for gallstones?

Natural remedies for gallstones?

None I recommend : The only tried and true remedy for gallstones is removal of the gallbladder. Ursodiol is a non-surgical consideration, but not very effective and not considered the standard of care. ...Read more

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What's a natural remedy for allergies?

What's a natural remedy for allergies?

Not really: Natural remedies are not terribly effective for allergies. There are many safe and effective medicines for allergies over the counter and by prescription. An allergist can test you to identify what you are allergic to and help develop an appropriate treatment plan which may include medicines and/or allergy injections. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Indigestion (Definition)

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