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Natural cures for gastritis?

Natural cures for gastritis?

Short Fasts: Best treatment for acute or chronic gastritis starts with periods of short fasts, it may be enough for three days for acute gastritis during the fasts fresh fruit juices may be taken.It gives the stomach some rest to recover from the inflammation.You can also take over the counter antacids to suppress acid in the stomach. There are many home remedies suggested like tamarind water, buttermilk bland d. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Gerd (Definition)

It is normal to have some gastroesophageal reflux (ger). It becomes a disease( gerd) when it causes organ damage (imflammation of the esophagus, or barrett's esophagus), it has a significant negative impact on your life, or requires dependence ...Read more


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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

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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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Natural cures for jaundice?

Natural cures for jaundice?

What's natural ? : Jaundice is not a disease it is more of a symptom/sign . You must find the underlying cause before you can treat it. See an MD to evaluate. Remember, arsenic, botulinum toxin and Ebola are all natural.... but I wouldn't recommend you take any of them. ...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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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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Are there natural remedies for reflux?

Are there natural remedies for reflux?

Should be treated: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation due to gerd, this can be progressive & needs to be controlled. Start with behavior & diet changes (see prior healthtap answers), add acid-blocker medications (either h2-blockers or ppi's). Get evaluated, especially if atypical, chronic &/or worsening. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for gastroesophageal reflux diseas?

What are some natural remedies for gastroesophageal reflux diseas?

Should be treated: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation due to gerd, this can be progressive & needs to be controlled. Start with behavior & diet changes (see prior healthtap answers), add acid-blocker medications (either h2-blockers or ppi's). Get evaluated, especially if atypical, chronic &/or worsening. ...Read more

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Do natural remedies for esophageal cancer work?

Do natural remedies for esophageal cancer work?

No: The curative treatment of esophageal cancer is surgery and sometimes chemoradiation is used before or after surgery. There are other supportive treatments to make patients more tolerant to the definitive treatment but they cannot substitute the above. ...Read more

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Is there any natural remedy that works for chronic severe GERD?

Is there any natural remedy that works for chronic severe GERD?

Mastic Gum: If you have GERD, Mastic Gum (available in a health food store) should help. 1,000 mg per day for at least two weeks. That should eradicate H. pylori, the spirochete that causes GERD, ulcers, and stomach cancer. Mastic gum also heals gastric and duodenal ulcers. ...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 are some natural remedies for acid reflux burping?

What are some natural remedies for acid reflux burping?

Apple: Eat an early supper- well before bedtime. Do not eat an overly large meal. Consume a moderate amount of fluids with your meal. Eat a medium apple for desert with dinner as desert. ...Read more

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Can there be natural cures for copd?

Can there be natural cures for copd?

No: Emphysema, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis are cruel enough without anyone giving you false hopes by offering any cure of any kind. You may wish to find an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your area who can advice you on some botanicals that may be expectorants or have other use. But please don't expect a miracle. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies to gastritis and GERD?

Yes: Stop any anti-inflammatory medications. Then L-glutamine powder is a wonderful nutrient for healing the lining of your upper intestine. You might also have to take soda, wheat, and sugar out of your diet. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...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 natural remedies are good for gastritis?

Depends: It may be diet you are eating, if so, try to avoid certain foods esp. Spicy and greasy ones and things like coffee and try tea instead which is good for gastritis. Also a little ginger ale sometimes helps esp. With nausea. Also avoid orange juice and citrus as this is also very acid as well. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy for barretts esophagus?

Is there a natural remedy for barretts esophagus?

No. : A new procedure called halo is available to treat barrett's esophagus. It uses radio frequency ablation to eradicate the abnormal tissue. A few studies have shown regression of barrett's following lap nissen reflux surgery. This is a serious condition. Make sure that you are evaluated by endoscopy on a regular basis, probably yearly to make sure it is not turning into cancer. ...Read more

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Do natural remedies for chronic bronchitis work?

Do natural remedies for chronic bronchitis work?

No evidence for this: It is thought that antioxidant vitamins might prevent disease progression. However, controlled clinical trials are needed prior to their being recommended for the routine management of patients with stable copd. Regarding high-caloric dietary supplements and appetite stimulants for malnutrition in severe copd, there is no evidence supporting long-term benefit. ...Read more

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Safe natural remedies for depression?

Safe natural remedies for depression?

Depression: One treatment that may or may not involve medication is cognitive behavioural therapy. Some herbal remedies have in the past been suggested but don't pan out. Talk to your pcp and try to get a referral for cbt. ...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