Acid Reflux (Heartburn)

Acid Reflux (Heartburn):
• Acid reflux or heartburn is caused due to excessive acid build up in the body

Symptoms to look for:
• Burning sensation in the chest
• Sore throat
• Sour taste in mouth

The gastric glands produce acids, which help break down food during digestion. Excessive acid leads to acidity.

This occurs due to:
• Excessive smoking
• Consumption of alcohol
• Erratic eating times
• Consumption of spicy and fried foods

Natural home remedy using cardamom
1. Grind 2 cardamom
2. Add 250 ml water
3. Boil the mixture for 15 min
4. Sieve and drink the water

Natural home remedy using basil leaves
1. Chew 5-6 basil leaves after meals

Natural home remedy using clove
1. Chew a clove to lessen the discomfort

Natural home remedy using milk
1. Drink a glass of chilled milk

• Avoid foods with
o Spices
o Mustard
o Vinegar
o Pepper

• Avoid tomato sauce
• Reduce chocolate intake
• Avoid carbonated drinks
• Avoid tea and coffee