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Anyone experiencing really bad heartburn lately? I've been popping tums left and right and they're not doing much for me.
What are you doing for your heartburn?
White vinegar! I'm swearing by it!
My dad has been using it for heartburn for years. A few years back I tried a teaspoon and it never helped me so I didn't try it again. In the fall I was having severe heartburn and Tums Smoothies wouldn't touch it. We live in a small town where everything closes super early so I couldn't run out to buy Zantac or anything else. I tried a tablespoon of vinegar. It didn't really help. I tried another. That did the trick!
I've had to take 2 tbsp. of vinegar at a time, 3 times since and it has worked every time. I'm glad that it does because I'd prefer to use something natural over meds.
vmihelci:My OB told me to take Prilosec every day. After 4 days I was a new person!! I didn't have heartburn but I had terrible acid reflux that was giving me severe nausea and vomiting. The Prilosec will cute the heartburn the same since that is just a symptom of reflux. And it's perfectly safe! He said it works much better than Pepcid or tums.
Me too. A natural remedy that doesn't stop it altogether but is a big help is just a small handful of raw unsalted almonds. There's an oil in them that supposedly causes some muscle to contact and relieve reflux.
Tums do nothing for me - I haven't tried Zantac while pregs - but munching on almonds seem to help quite a bit. And they are good for you!
I thought I was the only one experiencing this! I bend over and there is the heartburn, Tums works but I think I need 3 at a time. I'm going to try the vinegar