Saturday, June 18, 2011

The Way to Treat Heartburn

It is no joke if you are suffering from heartburn. It takes a toll especially for individuals who love to eat. But who doesn’t like food, right? Heartburn can be caused a number of things but the primary reason will depend on your food intake which is why as hard as it might sound a change on your lifestyle and diet is the first step towards recovery. Before trying any treatments it is best to consult with your physician first to determine your case.

Mild situations can normally be treated with home remedies. This alternative form of treatment is not only affordable but safe too because you’ll see all natural ingredients that doesn’t have any possible side effects on your body. Stay away from foods and beverages that might trigger a heartburn attack such as caffeinated drinks, sodas, citrus fruits and juices, tomatoes and other tomato-based products. Taking these items away from your usual diet will result to positive changes, better digestion and less heartburn.

Eat foods that are natural antacids such as bananas, it can control the acid and lessen the discomfort brought by an acid reflux. Drinking apple cider vinegar mixed with water is also a good way to alleviate heartburn. If you feel bloated from eating too much, try a cup of chamomile tea as an alternative to drinking coffee or smoking. Remember that a change in lifestyle and diet is hard especially during the initial stage but with patience and determination, you’ll be able to say goodbye to your heartburn.

Mia currently works as a freelance writer. Among her favorite topics include travel, current events, technology and fashion. She's enjoying her current task writing for Fotograf København a project that provides information about photographer Copenhagen.


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