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Thyme And Heartburn
Cinnamon, garlic and citrus really upset my stomach. Gerd? Ulcer? I take 30mg of prevacid (lansoprazole) daily.
Upset stomach: This is more likely to be gerd. All those foods do irritate the stomach and cause bloating this aggravates gerd. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Honey, and tea for that matter, are good for just about anything. Honey and lemon tea are not particularly famous for helping upset stomachs. If you have a stomach ulcer, some people argue that tea or lemon could be bothersome but that's not proven. Ginger tea is an ancient chinese and proven way to alleviate stomach upset. Be sure you have a diagnosis of why your stomach is acting up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have GERD symptoms. I have constant burping and bad breath. There is no heartburn and throat burn. Baking soda sometimes helps and it prevents burping and bad breath.Any natural remedies?
Yes, qualified : Listen to your body. Eat healthy unprocessed foods. Eat small amounts of food at a time. Hiatal hernia can be problem. Raise arms over head, raise on toes, and drop to jar body, drink water, and press from under left rib cage to navel 3 times before each meals and bedtime. Bad bacteria could be a problem, try raw apple cider vinegar and olive oil as a salad dressing. A. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Alkaline water: Try alkalone water like fiji water from artesian wells, avoid all juices and caffeinated products and sodas. ...Read more
If you get indigestion and cant eat spicy foods, does that include non-spicy spices, as in cinnamon or turmeric?
Generally, no: Spices and herbs that are not "hot" should generally be fine. That being said, everyone is different, and if you find that certain foods give you gastric upset or reflux, avoiding those foods is a good idea regardless of what is typical. Increasing fiber content of your food is helpful for reflux, fatty and highly processed foods can cause flares as can more than 1 caffeinated beverage daily. ...Read more
GERD/Gastritis: These symptoms are common in GERD and gastritis.you may also have infection in the stomach called H .Pylori. Please get tested for that.These are treatable with meds and life style and dietary changes. Untreated gastritis can change to Ulcers. So I suggest please see your doctor . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take probiotics and zantac (ranitidine).Why do I have problems with acid reflux, swallowing capsules and trying to burp. Also my flatulance smell esp bad lately.
Need GI Consult: You have acid reflex not relieved by over the counter zantac, (ranitidine) which is not so uncommon.You can try Omeprazole a stronger acid suppresser available over the counter you also have flatulence problem which may have a different cause consult your doctor or a gastroenterologist to find the right therapy for your problem. ...Read more
Burping, bloating, and burning chest principally after drinking milk and eating milk products. Can lactose intolerance cause acid reflux?
I have gas, bloating, burping, indigestion and chest feels heavy from gas. Can acid reflux medications help me with those symptoms?
Can acid reflux and nausua, with stomach pain be something bad?No medacine will help!taken tums, (calcium carbonate) pepdobizmo, omeprazol, promethazine.What do I do 2night
Nausea. Feeling of stomach acid in the pit of stomach. Sour Stomach. Eat about 1 to 2 tins of peppermint Altoids a day. Stomach feels raw. No relief?
Pancakes & GERD.: The main thing that concerns me about pancakes in this context would be the size of your breakfast. Pancakes are usually the main part of a large breakfast, and large meals can trigger reflux. Using a citrus product on them, like an orange marmalade, could trigger reflux as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Milk is neither good nor bad for the issues you mentioned.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more