Indigestion, Heartburn, and Low Stomach Acidity
Also indexed as:Bloating (Indigestion), Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Gas (Stomach), Gas, Bloating, and Fullness, Heartburn & Indigestion, Upset Stomach
Halt the heat. Stay away from foods that fuel the flames of heartburn and indigestion. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
The right diet is the key to managing many diseases and to improving general quality of life. For this condition, scientific research has found benefit in the following healthy eating tips.
|Choose your drinks wisely
||Doctors have observed that heartburn and indigestion may be relieved in some people by avoiding or reducing the intake of caffeine and alcohol.
|Slow down at the table
||Take time to eat slowly and chew your food thoroughly.
|Check for food sensitivities
||Work with a specialist to see if certain foods make your symptoms worse.
||Doctors have observed that heartburn and indigestion may be relieved in some people by avoiding or reducing the intake of caffeine.
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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.