Healthy Tips – Acid-Flux/SoarThroat/GERD/Heart Burn

Things to do as a Precautions for Acid-Flux/Soar Throat/GERD/Heart Burn

 Chew gum:

Yes, something as basic as this can provide relief. As per a study by The Journal of Dental Research, people exhibiting symptoms of reflux got relief when they chewed a piece of sugar-free gum for half an hour post their meal.

Raw almonds:

Eat a few raw almonds every morning or even after a meal.

This is alkaline-producing food and said to lower heartburn symptoms.

Warm water with lime:

Start your morn ing with a cup of warm water with lemon juice. This balances acid levels and helps digestion.

Eat one banana and apple per day:

Bananas have natural antacids, which act as a buffer against acid reflux. Also have an apple a day; it can relieve stomach discomfort and acidity. Aloe vera juice is also known to reduce heartburn.

Sleep on your left side:

Studies have pointed out that sleeping on your left side eases the pressure that builds reflux symptoms and thus gives relief.

SYMPTOMS

Very often it goes undiagnosed or taken to be something else. But here’s a list of the common symptoms: Heartburn, or a burning pain or discomfort that moves upward from the stomach to the chest and then the throat.

Regurgitation, a bitter acid that finds it ways into the throat and mouth.

Bloating.

Bloody stools.

Nausea.

Dry , persistent cough and roughness in the throat.

CAUSES

Obesity

Unhealthy diet with oily, spicy food with its high fat content.

Eating a heavy meal and lying on the stomach.

Certain foods like tomatoes have also been suspected of worsening the symp toms.

Exercising immediately after food.

Stress.

Smoking.

Drinking too much tea coffee or aerated drinks.

WHAT IT IS

Acid reflux, where stomach acid leaks up the throat, is a common condition and is not considered serious

Source:- Internet

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