ginger tea, soups, or other stir-fry delicacies.
5. Relax your apparel
Isn’t it ridiculous that excessively tight clothing can trigger a heartburn episode? The thing is, abdominal compressions can force the ascent of stomach content (mainly acidic) into the esophagus.
So that tight piece of clothing can squeeze your stomach so badly it causes abdominal compressions. So when your next heartburn episode comes around, check carefully that your clothes are not uncomfortably tight.
If they are, you may want to loosen your pants a bit or even relax your belt to give your upper trunk some deserved looseness.
6. Take a mouthful of apple cider vinegar
I admit apple cider vinegar – which is basically fermented juice extracted from crushed apples –is the most unsavory home remedy on this list. But its therapeutic effects (in alleviating heartburn) are nonetheless “delicious”.
Sipping apple cider vinegar during a heartburn strike works, given its stomach acid neutralization potency. Research suggests that sipping apple cider vinegar after your meal shrinks the tendency of suffering heartburn later on.
It is recommended that you dilute your apple cider vinegar with water if you drink it after eating your food.
7. Chew some gum!
Got no apple cider vinegar and no ginger at home? Then chew some gum when you experience heartburns. You induce your glands – stationed in the oral cavity – to manufacture more saliva by chewing gum.
Such amplified saliva production neutralizes the acid content in your esophagus while increasing your swallowing. This way, the acid content in your mouth is readily dissipated.
Bicarbonate gums are expressly helpful in combating acid reflux and relieving heartburn symptoms. Chewing bicarbonate does more than just hiking saliva production. It also introduces bicarbonate (herein a constituent of the gum) into your saliva, enhancing its acid neutralization capacities.
So here are seven easy home remedies to alleviate heartburns. For some icing on the cake, avoiding overeating and cutting down belly fat can relieve your heartburn symptoms.