you are sleeping?
Elevating your upper body is one easy but ingenious way to alleviate your heartburn. Adopt a sleeping pose where your upper body is tilted up. Just propping your head up with a pillow wouldn’t suffice for the required elevation.
This heartburn-countering posture is more efficient when your body is raised from your waist to your head. Indeed, it is easier to attain and sustain this position if your bed can be flexibly adjusted. Otherwise, a wedge pillow can be adapted to achieve this positioning.
3. Kiss raw onions goodbye
Onion is the last bulb you should have in your kitchen if you struggle with acid reflux (and heartburns). Research has revealed how consuming raw onions spikes the occurrences of heartburn episodes.
The thing is, raw onion increases the irritation of your esophagus lining, causing heartburn to strike. This is connected to the substantial amounts of fiber loaded in onion bulbs.
So you see why onions should go on “vacation” away from your kitchen if you are struggling with heartburns.
4. Ginger could help
It is no revelation that ginger is extolled in alternative medicine. Traditionally, this rhizome’s medicinal capacities extend into alleviating heartburns.
Spoiled with antioxidants, ginger’s wealth of phenolic compounds has proven helpful in reducing gastric contractions and alleviating gastrointestinal irritation.
This implies a calculated intake of ginger reduces the reverse flow of gas into your esophagus from your stomach.
Research has also shown ginger beneficial in improving inflammation. Controlled ingestion of ginger supplements among participants in this research showed impressive declines in impression markers in just four weeks!
This is particularly exciting considering the strong connection between acid reflux and esophagus inflammation.
Ginger can be easily integrated into your meals in the form of diced ginger roots. This can be worked into