If you are experiencing heartburn, its important to see your doctor to be evaluated. If its not treated properly, GERD may result in serious problems, including esophagitis, strictures, esophageal bleeding and ulcers, Barretts esophagus, and an increased risk of esophageal cancer. Here are some natural remedies for heartburn.
Avoid heartburn triggers. Keeping a food diary may help you identify problem foods. Foods and drinks that commonly trigger heartburn include:
Citrus fruits,Chocolate,Peppermint,Spearmint,Tomatoes,Raw onions,Garlic,Black pepper,Vinegar,Fatty foods,Spicy foods,Coffee,Citrus juice,Carbonated beverages, Alcoholic beverages
Dont go to bed after eating.
Eat your last meal at least two to three hours before lying down.
Eat smaller portion sizes.
Take time to eat.
Try practicing mindfulness while eating. Eliminate all distractions and savor, rather than inhale, your food. Pay full attention to what the food looks like on your plate, how it smells, how it