How to quickly get rid of heartburn
With the problem of heartburn is facing a huge number of people. How to get rid of discomfort and quickly repay heartburn?
Heartburn is manifested by a burning sensation behind the sternum, in the epigastric region. Most often it is caused by high acidity of gastric juice and occurs 30-45 minutes after a meal.
What are the causes of heartburn
In addition to acidity, heartburn can appear in the background:
■ disorders of the biliary system;
■ hernia hiatal;
■ gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.
Often heartburn occurs in pregnant women, this is due to pressure from the growing uterus on the stomach, causing the reflux of food back into the esophagus.
Heartburn can appear as a result of: malnutrition; abuse of spicy, fried, pickled and smoked dishes, alcohol. In some people, heartburn occurs in response to black bread, sour fruits, yogurt.
Important point: don’t “put out” heartburn baking soda: it relieves only at the time, but it causes irritation of the stomach.
What to do with heartburn
■ To establish the causes of heartburn and choosing the right treatment can only a doctor. And in order to facilitate his task, try to perform standing heartburn. At what time it appears and for how long? In response to what products?
■ To surveys you can assign ultrasound of internal organs, endoscopy and determination of acidity of the stomach.
■ Develop the right diet: eat 6 times a day, but gradually. After a meal do not lie down for half an hour, walk a little better, or at least sit. During sleep try to put your head under a large pillow. Eliminate from the diet “annoying products”.
Home remedies for heartburn
There are proven home remedies that help to get quick relief from heartburn and is completely safe for the body.
1. The mint tea. Add 2-3 mint leaves a glass of boiling water, let it brew and strain. You can add mint to tea. Drink mint infusion or tea 2-3 times in a month. Proven that mint decreases the acidity of gastric juice.
2. Calamus root. Prepare (dry and grind) calamus root or purchase in a drugstore ready-made powder. During an attack of heartburn, eat a pinch peroshki and drink down his water. Helps even under severe discomfort and burning sensation.
3. Potato juice. Squeeze the juice of raw potatoes and drink four times a day for 14 Cup before meals (15-20 minutes). Heartburn cease to bother you in 2-3 weeks.
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