Thursday, October 11, 2018

Home Remedies for Heartburn



Heartburn is a very common and unpleasant symptom characterized by a burning sensation in your chest. It happens when stomach acid backs up into your esophagus, so the pain often spread to the throat. The term heartburn is commonly used interchangeably with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), as it is its main cause, but you can also suffer GERD without this symptom. However, this condition must be treated because frequent heartburn can lead to long-term problems and damages your esophagus. Other causes of heartburn are bad eating habits, stress, pregnancy and alcohol consumption. You should bear in mind that, if you have this symptom with too much frequency, it could be a stomach ulcer. Furthermore, if you have more serious symptoms, such as a crushing chest pain, go and see a doctor, as it could be a heart attack.Here you have several home remedies to fight heartburn:

Juice of eggshell and lemon

Lemon neutralizes gastric juices, as acids should be fought with other acid. Furthermore, calcium also helps to relieve heartburn.Ingredients:1 whole egglemon juicepeel of 1 lemonInstructions:


Clean the egg.

Put the egg into a glass with lemon juice.

Put the peel of 1 lemon onto the egg (to keep the lemon immersed).

Leave the egg in the glass for 12 hours.

Get the egg out of the juice.

Shake the resulting juice and drink it (you can use the egg normally for another recipe).

Prepare this recipe and have it 3 times a week.

Bicarbonate and lemon

Ingredients:1 tablespoon bicarbonate

½ cup warm water

juice of ½ lemon

Instructions:

Dissolve the bicarbonate in warm water and let it settle for 10 minutes.

Add the juice of ½ lemon.

Prepare the mixture and have it as many times as the symptom appear

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