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How can I get rid of heartburn without meds?

How can I get rid of heartburn without meds?

Avoid acid foods: Avoids foods heavy in acid, alcohol, and citric fruits with high acidity. Also, reduce vinegar products and anything with Aspirin in it. ...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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How to get rid of heartburn?

How to get rid of heartburn?

Lifestyle change +: Start with lifestyle changes that prevent relaxation of the sphincter between the stomach and esophagus. That includes avoiding spicy foods, tomato based foods, chocolates, mints, alcohol, nicotene, etc... Medications such as ppi may be needed. Longstanding heartburn consider undergoing an endoscopy to evaluate your esophagus. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of hunger without eating?

How can I get rid of hunger without eating?

Eating habits: As long as you are eating three well balanced meals a day, you can add a light snack - perhaps a small low fat drink of some sort or a protein shake this will help. I would suggest you work your way through this it will benefit you in the end. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of heartburn?

How can I get rid of heartburn?

Few things to try...: Heartburn is very common and often lifestyle is a major contributing factor. Smoking/alcohol/caffeine/mint/fatty foods/too-spicey foods, and many medications cause heartburns. Obesity and laying down after meals etc...Are other risks. So, if you can control the above, you r much less likely to suffer heartburn. If above not adequate, otc prilosec/zantac/pepcid may help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of gallstones?

How can you get rid of gallstones?

Surgery: For most gallstones, surgery is the only solution. Since the early 1990's, gallbladder removal has become the standard of care for symptomatic gallstones. It is a very common and low risk outpatient procedure for which most people resume all activity within 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of indigestion except for chewable antacids?

How do you get rid of indigestion except for chewable antacids?

GERD home remedies: 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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Does anyone know how to get rid of acid indigestion easily?

Tums, (calcium carbonate)the antacid.: Tums (calcium carbonate) are very cheap and work very well.Also a great source of calcium. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a lithium stomach ache?

How can you get rid of a lithium stomach ache?

Change to liquid: I had one patient who responded to a switch from Lithium Carbonate to lithium citrate, the liquid form. Using liquid allows you to precisely titrate the dose so that you can increase the dose in smaller increments. She was able to go back to the pills or capsules once she had become accustomed to her lithium dose in the citrate form. ...Read more

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How can I prevent and get rid of heartburn?

How can I prevent and get rid of heartburn?

Heartburn approaches: elevating head of bed, not wearing tight clothes that cinch the abdomen, avoiding meals late at night, waiting at least 3 hrs after a meal to lie down, eat smaller meals, maintain a healthy body weight, avoid smoking, avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeine & carbonated beverages. Try acupuncture, hypnosis, ginger tea, relaxation exercises. See if specific foods are triggers such as chocolate, ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acid reflux?

How can I get rid of acid reflux?

Many things: lose weight, don't lay flat right after eating, avoid alcohol, coffee, chocolates, mints, spices. you can take antiacids. ask your doctor for recs ...Read more

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How can you get rid of persistent constipation?

How can you get rid of persistent constipation?

Not really: If you feel yogurt will help your constipation, you are wrong. You need to consume more high fiber foods, vegetables and fruits and lot of water to wash it down constipation is related to what you eat and drink. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the stomach flu?

How can you get rid of the stomach flu?

Wait: There is no cure for the viruses that cause gastroenteritis (stomach flu). The most important thing for you is to keep yourself well hydrated during the time it takes for your body to clear the virus. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of lightheadedness?

How can you get rid of lightheadedness?

Find the cause: The main treatment id to find the cause and address it, seek a physician. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of constipation without taking any medications?

How can I get rid of constipation without taking any medications?

Life style changes: Eat more fiber, fruits and vegetables. Drink plenty of water and exercise. Add to your diet prunes, pears, beans, whole-grains, broccoli, nuts. ...Read more

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How can you relieve or get rid of migraines?

How can you relieve or get rid of migraines?

Migraine Treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education 2) non-pharmacological management (diet, sleep hygiene, acupuncture) and 3) pharmacological (triptans, topamax, (topiramate) etc) management. Rec.:see orofacial pain or headache specialist. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a headache without pills?

How can I get rid of a headache without pills?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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How can a person get rid of allergy symptoms without having to take pills?

How can a person get rid of allergy symptoms without having to take pills?

Avoid the allergen: Avoiding the cause of the allergy symptoms is a way to get rid of the symptoms. That will work with foods, for example, but will not always work with aeroallergens, like pollen. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of the stomach flu without vomiting?

Can you get rid of the stomach flu without vomiting?

Yes: Whether you vomit or not has nothing to due with developing resistance to this infection and clearing it from your body. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of tonsillitis naturally? (Without meds?)

Can you get rid of tonsillitis naturally? (Without meds?)

No: If it is do bacterial infection you will likely require antibiotics. If viral self limited. Warm fluids and analgesics ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Antacid (Definition)

Antacids are a kind of anti-ulcer drug (gastroenterology drug, common ...Read more


Dr. John Fordtran
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Calcium Carbonate (Definition)

Calcium carbonate is an antacid which is a kind of ...Read more