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Reggie Treadwell

I have had acid reflux for 11 years. The best remedy for it without medicine a large apple or two, it coats the stomach as a lining. If I don't have any apples then alka seltzer is always a life saver. It gets straight to the problem. Prescription medicine and over the counter medicine for have harmful side effects and can cause things to get worst.

Barbara

I have dealt with Acid Reflux for years. I have taken numerous prescribed medications. The one I am on now is Omeprazole, which seems to work for the most part. Today I ate blueberries on my cereal, had jello with pineapple in it, and spaghetti for dinner. Tonight I am suffering. I have read all the things everyone has done, and I will try them. It is true, Vinegar neutralizes acid. The Peanut butter generally eat a large spoon full every day just because I like it. I haven't had it in 2 days, and am suffering... now I know. I am glad to learn about the banana, raw almonds which I generally eat some daily but ran out, oatmeal, yogurt, almond milk, spoonful of mustard & honey, apple with meals, peppermint, black licorice, pickle jc, rice water, Humano Growth product. I will start planning my menue and grocery list accordingly. I am concerned about the baking soda tho. Once in a while, I am sure, won't hurt, but, my grandfather did that for many years and the added salt was very detrimental; so I would suggest not doing it on a regular basis... or consult your doctor.
Doctor Oz talked about this today on his show, and he said to stay away or limit acidic foods: berries, citrus, tomatoes, spicy foods, chocolate, caffeine. Well, there you go... it has just limited most of my diet.... ha ha. He also suggested not to eat heavy after 8 p.m. My dad and his dad had acid reflux, so I think I am the 'lucky one' who inherited this from them. I have heard that taking the prescribed medications on a daily basis can also slow down the digestion process. So, thanks all for all your suggestions... I wrote it all down and am going to make sure I keep all these things you mentioned in my pantry.

Brad

The best thing ive found for acid reflux is to boil rice bout fifteen minutes drain the soup off it add a little salt let it cool but dont let it get cold drink it its like a miracle cure instantly

Darren

Take 1 Tbsp of baking soda and mix with 1/2 cup of water...it's 12:00am and my acid reflux just kicked in bad, so I did the above and it gave me a lot of QUICK relief! I've been on Nexium for over 10years and let me tell you it's terrible the side effects! I recently quit and I just wanted to say thanks EVERYONE on this forum for taking the time to add your suggestions. I can't wait to start trying them all.

Lori

I am completely stunned. After reading the treatment suggestions in this line of posts, I decided the thing I could bear most easily (and what I had in the house) was pickle juice. Holy cow if that didn't work right away! Based on the results, I assume vinegar would work as well. I'm currently taking Dexilant, but still get a very sour and burning throat by the afternoon or evening. Now I know that when that starts, I'll pull out the pickle jar.

Amy O.

I've been suffering from GERD for more than 3 years and last October had the Nissen Fundiplication surgery but it didn't help because I have slow motility digestion issues. Because of the reflux, I have a hard time sleeping. My husband, who works out constantly, suggested that I take a Humano Growth product to help with the sleeping. I took 4 of these capsules one night and it completely took away the reflux! I've tried everything you can think of including acid reducing medicines: Nexium, Aciphex, Protonics, natural medicines, vinegar, pickle juice,etc. and this stuff has changed my life. It's something to do with the way it drops your cortisol level, reduces excessive phlegm production, etc. All I know if that it works and it's all natural. My husband's friend, Gene Labrada at labradafitness.com provides my husband with his supplements. Good luck!

Anonymous

Chew a stick of peppermint gum. Cheap and Simple

Anonymous

This site is a lifesaver. I have struggled with acid reflux since I was 14 and have never really found a way to help it. Tums and anti-acids really didnt work for me..almost made the pain worse. A few months ago I saw a few people on here post about pickle juice. That worked wonders for me for a few times...then it stopped giving me relief. So here I am tonight. It's now 6:30am, and I've been up since 2. Saw on here a mustard and honey post and just gave it a try a few minutes ago. I have a little relief, but still in quite a bit of pain. I'll give it awhile longer before I try something new. But for anyone looking for quick relief, do pickle juice! I don't know why it stopped working for me after a few months, but it was amazing while it lasted!

Ree

Believe it or not but eating a spoonful of yellow mustard will help get rid of heartburn/acid reflux almost instantly. It has helped all the people in my family that have tried it. Hope this helps!

shelly

One simple remedy...vinegar. Was told this years ago, works within a minute or two and works everytime for me. Drink 1 to 2 tablespoons straight. Hard to swallow but worth it. You can mix it with a little water and sugar, or eat some pickles, but it don't seem to work as good as taking it straight. Plus taking it straight seems to work really fast.

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