How to Soothe Heartburn

How to Soothe Heartburn Waking up in the middle of the night with heartburn is no fun

Fortunately, there are some simple remedies for fast heartburn relief You will need A glass of water Baking soda Vinegar Chamomile tea Peppermint leaves and honey (optional) Step 1 The fastest way to get rid of heartburn is to stand up Heartburn is caused by food and stomach acid moving up the esophagus; standing helps gravity work for you instead of against you

Step 2 Try a spoonful of vinegar Heartburn is sometimes caused by too little stomach acid; vinegar gives the stomach what it needs for efficient digestion Step 3 Drink a glass of water, followed by half a glass of water mixed with 1 teaspoon of baking soda

The calcium in the baking soda counteracts your stomach acid to relieve heartburn To make the water and baking soda taste palatable, add a couple drops of honey Step 4 Chamomile, like baking soda, is high in calcium Like baking soda, it will lower stomach acid, while tasting a whole lot better! Step 5

Chew on peppermint leaves Peppermint is high in menthol, which can help relax the stomach Did you know An old wives' tale says that a woman who has heartburn during pregnancy will give birth to a hairy baby

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