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How would you recommend i cure my heartburn and fast?

How would you recommend i cure my heartburn and fast?

Use an Antacid: There are many over the counter antacids available, that you can use but some require a doctor's prescription. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

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


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I would like to know the best cure for heartburn, thank u?

I would like to know the best cure for heartburn, thank u?

Medications: Proton pump inhibitors such as Prilosec (omeprazole), prevacid, protonix, (pantoprazole) etc are very effective for most people. Prilosec and Prevacid are available over the counter. ...Read more

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How to cure heartburn?

How to cure heartburn?

Control-yes. Cure?: Heartburn (gerd) is a pain! many reasons for it. Usually obese, poor diet and lifestyle, but many are thin, eat properly and it is there. Avoiding fatty meals, alcohol, spices to some extent, avoiding eating or drinking after 6 P.M., elevating the head of bed 6-8 inches, taking antacids, alginates, h-2 blockers like pepcid, (famotidine) etc, prilosec, etc may help. May need surgery to cure. See pcp/gi doc. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure heartburn w/o medicine?

What is a good way to cure heartburn w/o medicine?

Difficult to do so: You can choose from one of many medicines to eliminate acid in your stomach . This can be a liquid medicine, over the counter medicine like mylanta or gelusil. Or try Pepcid or zantac (ranitidine). These are all cheap and available without prescription. ...Read more

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What are the best tips to naturally cure heartburn (acid reflux)?

What are the best tips to naturally cure heartburn (acid reflux)?

Get checked...: Acid indigestion is commonly related to acid reflux caused by the back flow of stomach contents into the esophagus. Its caused by a number of factors and if symptoms are frequent and chronic like yours, potentially serious problems may exist and evaluation by a gastroenterologist is warranted. Natural remedies entail diet and lifestyle modifications. Good luck! ...Read more

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Heartburn? Belching that tastes bad, usually doesn't happen to often. Had stuffed green peppers for dinner not spicy though. How do I cure it? Thanks

Heartburn? Belching that tastes bad, usually doesn't happen to often. Had stuffed green peppers for dinner not spicy though. How do I cure it? Thanks

Reflux: Sounds like you're getting some reflux. The most natural way to help the symptoms is to try to avoid foods and drinks that could aggravate it: alcohol, caffeine, high fat foods, spicy foods, tomato juice. Avoid lying down within 2-3 hours of a meal. If you're still having symptoms, then you can try otc Tums (calcium carbonate) or heartburn. But avoidance of food/drink triggers is key! ...Read more

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I was recently prescribed 40mg daily dose of protonix (pantoprazole) for 8 weeks to "fix" heartburn/acid-levels. I was wondering if ppi's actually cure heartburn?

I was recently prescribed 40mg daily dose of protonix (pantoprazole) for 8 weeks to "fix" heartburn/acid-levels. I was wondering if ppi's actually cure heartburn?

Depends on cause: Ulcers and gastritis and even erosive disorders are definitely helping cure. But there are other causes of heartburn for which the medication will help relieve symptoms but not cure. Gerd and hiatal hernias are more anatomic functional disorders that a chemical can control but not fix. ...Read more

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I am having hypochlorhydria and experiencing symptoms like heartburn , reflux, belching?Is there any complete cure for my problem?Any natural remedy?

I am having hypochlorhydria and experiencing symptoms like heartburn , reflux, belching?Is there any complete cure for my problem?Any natural remedy?

Heartburn: If you want to avoid unnatural remedies, first avoid any foods that aggravate your condition. Remain upright after eating/drinking. Milk may help buffer acidity. Calcium carbonate, too. If this isn't enough, you may need to break down & consider medications. ...Read more

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When I swallow my chest hurts. My chest feels a bit pressured. Feels like a stronger heartburn.Noticed my heart racing alot when I'm in pain.why?cure?

When I swallow my chest hurts. My chest feels a bit pressured. Feels like a stronger heartburn.Noticed my heart racing alot when I'm in pain.why?cure?

Dysphagia: Or difficulty swallowing should be promptly investigated and it may reflect anatomic or functional esophageal abnormalities. Your heart racing is most likely reactive tachycardia in response to the discomfort. Please talk to your doc about your symptoms and keep a log of your symptoms, specifically solids/ liquids, progression, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


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