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Lemon Water And Gerd
Chamomile tea with honey and lemon, gargling with water and salt, but nothing helps my sore throat?
Eval: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve throat pain. ...Read more
No: Gargling with salt water may help your throat if it is irritated from the reflux but it does not keep the acid down.You can take antacids for the reflux but also avoid caffeine, nicotine and alcohol. Maintain a healthy weight. eat small meals and avoid eating before bedtime. All these things will help decrease the reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is decaf green tea Lipton with tea bags low in acid meaning won't cause acid reflux I got lpr. I can't drink water with meals ?
DGL is used to: help with acid reflux and is safe. It is a licorice product found in health food stores. If you take licorice that is not DGL, over time it can raise your blood pressure. Please consult w/your doc. Peace and good health. Decaf is often made using chemicals that are not good for you. Food intake is a partial cause for reflux but not the entire picture. ...Read more
Reflux is due...: 30 y/o Female asks Does drinking water improve indigestion and reflux? In general one is encouraged to drink water not only for digestion but for total body hydration. Reflux is due to some stomach content backing up into the lower end of the esophagus and causing acid/ heart burn. Water does not have much lasting effect on this. The various acid blockers/ antacids and PPI's do this ...Read more
Fasting: for one day is not going to hurt you. Some recent thinking is that by "stressing" your body slightly by fasting every few days, you might even live longer. You do need to stay hydrated, of course, and lemon, honey and water is not a bad drink for this purpose. You could add a pinch of salt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Safe, not helpful: It's safe, but not likely to be helpful. In fact it might worsen symptoms. ...Read more
Is green apples ok for lpr or acid reflux . Also is apple juice ok for lpr can't drink water with meals?
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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
No, it is fine: Depending on the health of your gastrointestinal organs, it might give you a bit of heartburn or acid reflux - but if you've a healthy strong stomach, it sounds fine - even refreshing! Anxiety would not be caused by either ingredient. But, if you don't like the after effects - don't drink it. Find other Vitamin C sources. Don't worry - you did not do any harm to yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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