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6 Home Remedies To Relieve Acidity Fast, According To Experts

Acidity and GERD problems have become fairly common and 30% of our patients complain of acidity along with other illnesses. it can be a part of your life due to your hectic lifestyle, allopathic medications, bad eating habits etc. Usually the first mode of treatment or quick relief giving option is popping a tab of antacids. Inspite of giving instant relief, their long term use leads to mineral and vitamin deficiency, decreased resistance to infection, increased risk of cancer and other diseases. At Welling Clinic, we offer long term relief from acidity and permanent cure from GERD through our specially formulated homeopathy medicines for acidity.

In addition to personalised Homeopathy medicines, our treatment plan also includes advise on lifestyle changes, nutritional support and simple household tips to get over acidity even before you reach for an antacid tablet. Though these are tried and tested, we advise you to consult your physician or your personal consultant at Welling Clinics before you try one of these for long term relief.

Jeera

It has properties that stimulate the production of saliva which helps in better digestion, improves metabolism and relieves gas and other gastric troubles.According to Ayurvedic doctors jeera has a calming effect on irritated stomach nerves and helps heal ulcers.You can chew a few seeds of jeera to relieve acidity or boil it in water and drink the solution when it has cooled down.

Chew gum

The Journal of Dental Research conducted a study that showed people with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or chronic heartburn, experienced relief when they chewed a piece of sugar-free gum for 30 minutes after a meal. This is because chewing gum stimulates the salivary glands, and increases the flow of saliva. Any acid that has built up in the gut is diluted and washed away or cleared out more quickly. The clearance of acid then improves the symptoms of GERD. It is possible that the same school of thought could be applied to occasional heartburn as well. It’s our regular saliva that we swallow that actually makes normal bouts of reflux here and there completely painless.

Coriander

Out of the many health benefits of this herb, treating indigestion is one. Coriander can help in settling your stomach and getting you relieved from the burning sensations gas and indigestion has been causing. You can add roasted coriander seeds to half a glass of buttermilk or use one teaspoon of dried leaves per cup boiling water.

Baking Soda

To combat extra acid in your stomach baking soda is an effective and a commonly available antacid. The basic nature of soda neutralizes the excess hydrochloric acid in the stomach forming salt and water. Mix half teaspoon of baking soda in half a glass of water and drink the solution on an empty stomach. It will get you fast relief from gas and indigestion

Mint leaves or pudina

Pudina helpslower the acid content of the stomach and improves digestion. Has a cooling effect which helps reduce the pain and burning associated with acid reflux. If you feel an attack coming on chop some mint leaves, add them to a pot of boiling water and drink this water after it cools. You could also try mint to improve on your indigestion

Homeopathic Medicines

Specially formulated Homeopathy medicines from Welling Clinic can help you get over your acidity and GERD symptoms. The medication is personalised according to your personal needs which starts acting within 6 hours and gradually helps you get cured of GERD.

 

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