9 ways to relieve acid reflux without medication

A few lifestyle changes are worth trying before resorting to drugs for controlling gastroesophageal reflux. If you are sounding a little hoarse and have a sore throat, you may be bracing for a cold or a bout of the flu. But if you’ve had these symptoms for a while, they might be caused not by […]

6 Ways to Treat Acid Reflux During Pregnancy

Acid Reflux (or heartburn) during pregnancy, while uncomfortable, is actually quite common. Though it’s not usually considered harmful, you might be hard-pressed to get an expectant mom to agree with that conclusion. This burning sensation, which usually causes discomfort from about the bottom of the breastbone to the lower throat (hence “heart” burn) is common […]

14 Home Remedies for Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Millions of people suffer from acid reflux and heartburn. The most frequently used treatment involves commercial medications, such as omeprazole. However, lifestyle modifications may be effective as well. Simply changing your dietary habits or the way you sleep may significantly reduce your symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux, improving your quality of life. What Is […]

10 Foods To Avoid When You Have Acid Reflux

What Causes Acid Reflux? Your stomach produces acid to help digest food. The food passes from your esophagus into your stomach, after which a flap (called the lower esophageal sphincter muscle) closes and separates the stomach from the esophagus. This flap is only meant to open while swallowing and belching. However, there are multiple ways […]

9 foods that could be making your acid reflux worse

It’s not just what you eat, but how you eat it Do you often get a burning sensation in your throat or stomach after you eat? Well, it’s called acid reflux – a condition you could be making worse without even knowing it. Acid reflux occurs when stomach acid leaks up, the wrong direction, from the stomach into the […]

15 Best Home Remedies for Heartburn (Acidity) during Pregnancy

Pregnancy may be a beautiful experience, but that does not mean it is not accompanied by a few inconveniences. Prime among them? Acidity. First things first, here is the why of it all. Your bloated uterus pushes up against your digestive system causing the acid in your stomach to push up to your throat. Every […]