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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
When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more
Acid Reflux: Acid reflux symptoms may not go away with antacids. Depending on how severe the reflux is, your antacid may only be minimizing the symptoms and not eliminating them. Reflux itself is simply the act of stomach contents washing up the esophagus, and antacids simply work at reducing the acidity of the contents that are being washed up. There are many diff kinds of antacids to try as well from ur doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Good food: The easiest way to improve digestion is by completely stopping grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Also avoid milk protein (milk, yogurt, cheese) since it causes indigestion. Healthy food items such as eggs, fish, chicken, meats, vegetables, some saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Take a probiotic daily. All these is nourishing for the growing fetus too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes bumps on back of tongue and how to get rid of them? They don't hurt. A few days ago i had a good indigestion. Thanks
I keep getting sharp pains in my chest had it for the last 5 days at first i thought it was indigestion but anything i take wont get rid of it?
PleuroPericardits: Sharp chest pain in the younger adult population can be caused by inflammation of the pleura/pleuritis/pleurisy (thin membrane covering the lungs & the inner chest wall), as well inflammation of the pericardium/peridcarditis (membrane sac covering the heart). Other causes are possible. These are usually benign, but can also be complicated. Nsaids help; but seeing your doctor will help more! ...Read more
Acid indigestion: Could you be referring to acid reflux? Abdominal discomfort from from consumption of acidic foods can be prevented by not eating foods that are sour. If you cannot do that, taking an antacid like gaviscon. Maalox or mylanta may help. If you meant acid reflux, please publish your question again. ...Read more
Good food: The easiest way to improve digestion, reduce weight, cholesterol, is by completely stopping grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Also avoid milk protein (milk, yogurt, cheese) since it causes indigestion. Healthy food items such as eggs, fish, chicken, meats, vegetables, some saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Take a probiotic daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mother have a bad indigestion problem and always burp loud n rub their chest like its on fire. What isi this? And what will be best to use to help get rid of this?
If it's heartburn...: If it's heartburn, one can try antacids like maalox, mylanta, or tums. There are also acid-blocking medications like Pepcid (famotidine) otc. But, such symptoms may be other things instead of simple reflux. The patient could have esophagitis, stomach cancer, h pylori infection, heart disease, etc... So, it's best to have a doctor evaluate, and if it's still heartburn, the doctor can prescribe acid blockers. ...Read more
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