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Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Multiple reason: Although there are multiple reasons for bad breath, one reason is bacteria in your mouth and particularly the ones that cause gum disease. To eliminate that from the equation make sure you get a professional dental checkup/ cleaning, and be on top of home care specially flossing and brushing teeth and tongue. ...Read more

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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Home remedies for acidity and gas want to leave antacids?

Home remedies for acidity and gas want to leave antacids?

Aloe vera: If the acidity occurs if standing up after a meal, see the doctor. If standing and walking after meals makes it less acid, drink water and walk. Aloe vera juice is healing and can be obtained to drink after meals. If the acid comes up at night., eat early, walk and stand to wash dishes etc, before lying down. Losing weight and exercising reduces acid reflux. Raise the head of the bed to sleep. ...Read more

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Best remedy for gas/ bloating?

Best remedy for gas/ bloating?

First find cause: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress play significant roles. Need however to rule out first inflammation, ischemia, dysmotility & infection before treatment. ...Read more

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What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

Many choices: First, stomach ulcers are often related to infection with H. Pylori. Conventional treatment is with antibiotics but herbs like Mastic Gum can help too. Drugs like Prilosec or Zantac (ranitidine) are usually prescribed but there are natural options like DGL & cabbage juice. See http://tinyurl.com/mp2xh62 & http://tinyurl.com/mwxb522 Dietary changes & supplements can cure reflux- see http://tinyurl.com/7t2gecq ...Read more

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What can I take for acidity and gerd, im burping a lot!?

What can I take for acidity and gerd, im burping a lot!?

GERD: Before meds comes lifestyle! leave 4 hours between dinner and bedtime. No laying on the couch after meals. No late night snacks. Try raising the head of the bed 6 inches. Glad to see you don't smoke or drink alcohol as these are both gerd triggers. Dietary triggers include caffeine (coffee, tea, soda), chocolate, and mint. If all this fails, many over the counter meds are available, try Tums (calcium carbonate) 1st. ...Read more

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What can I take for constipation and gas from zinc?

What can I take for constipation and gas from zinc?

Constipation: Are you saying that your constipation and gas are being caused by zinc? I recommend a good dose of magnesium and getting some exercise. ...Read more

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What are the probiotics used for belching and indigestion?

What are the probiotics used for belching and indigestion?

Pro and prebiotics: Try taking the following daily: 1. Megafood Megaflora Plus probiotics 2. Sundown Naturals prebiotics (available on Amazon's website) ...Read more

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Best probiotic for gas and bloating?

Best probiotic for gas and bloating?

There is no one best: Better to take capsules with high count bacteria (10 billion of more), and ones with more strains of good bacteria (B10- or more). More convenient and better than drinks. Save your money! ...Read more

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Which works better for gas and gas pain: gas-x or charcoal caps?

Gas!: Gas-x will break up the large gas bubbles into smaller ones. Charcoal tablets will prevent the production of gas from various things. More importantly, you could consider decreasing the gas producing things in your diet, such as broccoli, beans, and cauliflower. If you eat those things take beano. Also, carbonated beverages can also make you very gassy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Good home remedy for bloated stomach and loss of appetite?

Low FOD-MAP diet: May provide you food options which are "intestinally friendly" that fit your palate but reduce gassiness from colonic bacterial fermentation. Find the list at: http://www.ibsdiets.org/fodmap-diet/fodmap-food-list/ ...Read more

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Can acid reflux set IBS of and cause lower back ache and is yogut good for reflux and IBS thanks dr?

Can acid reflux set IBS of and cause lower back ache and is yogut good for reflux and IBS thanks dr?

IBS and Reflux: Both of these conditions can be exacerbated with stress. I have a lot of patients tell me that there're IBS and their acid reflux can go away while they're on vacation, this is not always the case, But it proves a point that they can be stress-related. I would tend to think the pending your low back is related to the IBS but I cannot be sure. Yogurt can be helpful to control the symptoms of GERD ...Read more

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My stomach is reacting to poorly prepared food... Wat medication or home remedy to get rid of the bloating and nad gas?

My stomach is reacting to poorly prepared food... Wat medication or home remedy to get rid of the bloating and nad gas?

Candida produces: the symptoms you mention. Please see a natural health doctor or your doc to get treated for that. Probiotics are often used for this. Raw foods are hard to digest. If you are eating them, please switch to par-boiled food. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My stomach bloats and causes discomfort. Is there a relief available?

My stomach bloats and causes discomfort. Is there a relief available?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach bloat; true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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Can excess stomach gas cause acidity or push the acid up to the esophagus? any home or OTC remedy to effectively eliminate stomach gas?

Can excess stomach gas cause acidity or push the acid up to the esophagus? any home or OTC remedy to effectively eliminate stomach gas?

Cart b4 horse. Dose?: Stomach gas does not cause acidity; rather, excess acidity (EA) acting on undigested food (especially "cruciferous" vegetables) cause gas to form. Whenever u have EA, u can get acid reflux. OTC remedies like Tums work short-term (3 hrs max). Zantac (ranitidine) & Prilosec OTC have to b taken ~7 days at the same dose b4 you get any effect, which may b inadequate. TTYD about ur symptoms & possib better treatment ...Read more

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How to cure the stomach acid or acidity and stomach pain after having tea or food ..?

How to cure the stomach acid or acidity and stomach pain after having tea or food ..?

Acidity: Antacids like tums, (calcium carbonate)mylanta or gelusil relieve gastric symptoms from acidity. However if you have continual symptoms after meals or drinking tea, you should be evaluated and treated by your physician or a gastroenterologist. Gastritis,gall stones,ulcer,or pancreatic problems are some possible causes. ...Read more

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Heartburn after having stomach flu, no vomiting only diarrhea, fever and aches. Tums (calcium carbonate) and organic vinager don't help. What would help the heartburn?

Heartburn after having stomach flu, no vomiting only diarrhea, fever and aches.  Tums (calcium carbonate) and organic vinager don't help.  What would help the heartburn?

Try an H2 blocker: Some people develop heartburn after a stomach flu even without vomiting, because the stomach flu may have caused gastroesophageal reflux, and irritation to the esophagus. I suggest try famotidine 20mg twice a day or ranitidine 150mg twice a day, both are over the counter. In addition, avoid alcohol, caffeine, cigarettes, large meals, and fatty meals. Also, Gaviscon tabs are a wonderful antacid. ...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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Can beano and gas x help with my stomach making flatulence sounds?

Offers some help: Digestive enzymes like beano offer a person some help in decreasing gas from the bacterial fermentation of foodstuffs that he is not fully digesting, but he can also be helped by selecting foods that don't cause him gas. There are other good sources of protein (other than beans) that don't cause a gas problem. ...Read more

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Which medicaiton is good for stomach gases?

Which medicaiton is good for stomach gases?

Stomach gas: Products with simethicone (gas x, for exaple) help break large gas bubbles into smaller one. Frequent gas may be a symptom of acid reflux, for which antacids, acid blockers like zantac, & proton pump inhibitors like Nexium (esomeprazole) & Prevacid are helpful. Gas may also result from lactase deficiency whenever you eat dairy products ; lactaid & dairy ease provide the enzyme to break down milk sugar & stop gas. ...Read more

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Home remedies for acidity and gas want to leave antacids?

Aloe vera: If the acidity occurs if standing up after a meal, see the doctor. If standing and walking after meals makes it less acid, drink water and walk. Aloe vera juice is healing and can be obtained to drink after meals. If the acid comes up at night., eat early, walk and stand to wash dishes etc, before lying down. Losing weight and exercising reduces acid reflux. Raise the head of the bed to sleep. ...Read more

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Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Multiple reason: Although there are multiple reasons for bad breath, one reason is bacteria in your mouth and particularly the ones that cause gum disease. To eliminate that from the equation make sure you get a professional dental checkup/ cleaning, and be on top of home care specially flossing and brushing teeth and tongue. ...Read more

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Can H pylori cause gas and acidity.What test to find if it is there and what is the treatment.Thanks.

Can H pylori cause gas and acidity.What test to find if it is there and what is the treatment.Thanks.

Helicobacter pylori: The simple answer to your question is yes. There are several blood tests for the bacterial infection. There is also a urease breath test. If you end up seeing a GI doctor and endoscopy performed, a biopsy can also be taken. No single drug cures H. pylori infection. Treatment involves taking several medications for 7 to 14 days. Treatment includes an acid inhibitor and 2 antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can excess stomach gas cause acidity or push the acid up to the esophagus? any home or OTC remedy to effectively eliminate stomach gas?

Cart b4 horse. Dose?: Stomach gas does not cause acidity; rather, excess acidity (EA) acting on undigested food (especially "cruciferous" vegetables) cause gas to form. Whenever u have EA, u can get acid reflux. OTC remedies like Tums work short-term (3 hrs max). Zantac (ranitidine) & Prilosec OTC have to b taken ~7 days at the same dose b4 you get any effect, which may b inadequate. TTYD about ur symptoms & possib better treatment ...Read more

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Best treatment for gas?

Best  treatment for gas?

See previous answers: Gas has no good tx. Try simethicone 40-80 mg several times a day (or maalox plus, mylanta ii, )vegetable charcoal tablets, phazyme, gas x, beno. Do not dring soda, chew well your food, eat slowly, do not swallow air, avoid foods you know produce gas...Beans, eggs, cauliflower, broccoli, etc, fatty foods, dairy with fat, certain sugars, etc. ...Read more

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Is there a home treatment for gas/gas pains?

Is there a home treatment for gas/gas pains?

Diet mostly: Most of the time, symptoms of excessive "gas" are related to the diet. The top 3 dietary exceses, in order: 1) simple dairy, milk and soft cheeses, because of the milk sugar lactose. This is lactose intolerance 2) wheat products, i.e. Gluten intolerance 3) vitamin a foods, green, yellow orange fruits + veges. A simple 1 week withdrawal diet off each should clear up the symptoms. Then you'll know. ...Read more

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How can I remedy my baby's gas?

How can I remedy my baby's gas?

Find cause: Many babies have gas...Especially in the evening. If the gas is a lot and the baby is fussy, i like to address diet. Other things that can help with gas include gripe water, a product called cocyntal at the health food store, and for some just probiotics. Sometimes pumping the legs gently like a bicycle will help the baby release gas. Massaging clockwise around the belly button helps move gas. ...Read more

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I am always experiencing gas relief . What can I take for remedy?

I am always experiencing  gas relief . What can I take for remedy?

No Lentiles.: Beans and other lentiles produce lot of gas. Take Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg every night for two weeks, then one tablet when you eat gassy food. ...Read more

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I have noticed that in last few months i had very frequently gas and headaches, is there any relation between them?Pls suggest some remedy or medicine

I have noticed that in last few months i had very frequently gas and headaches, is there any relation between them?Pls suggest some remedy or medicine

Gas and Headache: There could be a relationship between them if something in your diet is causing reactions in your body. They may also be two separate problems. Consider trying an elimination diet and follow up with your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Best remedy for gas/ bloating?

First find cause: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress play significant roles. Need however to rule out first inflammation, ischemia, dysmotility & infection before treatment. ...Read more

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Home remedy for gas pockets in your belly and sides?

Home remedy for gas pockets in your belly and sides?

Avoid gassy foods: Avoid lentils, beans & certain veg. Potato, peppers etc home remedy; 1.Fresh ginger tea- crush 1 inch gined & boil in 1 cup of water x 10 min -may add honey. 2.Cummin tea. ...Read more

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I suffer from extreme flatulence and sometimes due to this I have headache when gas doesn't pass is there any natural diet remedy that I should follow?

I suffer from extreme flatulence and sometimes due to this I have headache when gas doesn't pass is there any natural diet remedy that I should follow?

Excessive flatus.: Having excessive flatus is most commonly caused by the type of food intake. High fruit/vegetable/fiber contents, high carbohydrate (beans), dairy products, artificial sugar will cause excessive gas. Look into your diet to moderate the above mentioned to see if this helped. Avoid milk (can replace with lactaid or soy milk), dairy products, artificial sugar). Try beano (otc) or antibiotic cours. ...Read more

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Please advise on treatment for perimenopause particularly symptoms related to extreme gas and bloating.

Consider other cause: When you state "peri-menopause", the gamut of symptoms is actually quite large. I would not list changes in bowel habits as high on this list (related to extreme gas and bloating). "extreme" gas and bloating needs to be evaluated by a physician who should perform and abdominal and pelvic exam. Visit www.Nams.Org for menopause info. To learn more from my personal page, please visit www.Obgynhelp.Com. ...Read more

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My son has forward head posture when playing video ga,es he bends close tv now the back of his neck bone hurts when he does and his back treatment?

My son has forward head posture when playing video ga,es he bends close tv now the back of his neck bone hurts when he does and his back treatment?

Back problems : My suggestion is to get a complete exam from your doctor including a good eye exam. Head positioning maybe due to neck or back but there are other causes that need to be addressed before any back treatment begins. ...Read more