Lifestyle Change & Heartburn Home Remedies
That fiery sensation that grabs hold of your lower chest after you eat something you know you should not have eaten. What often follows is that sour or bitter taste of acid reflux in your throat and mouth that can last for minutes if you are lucky or hours if you are not. Millions of us are familiar with the discomfort of heartburn. Heartburn is a condition in which stomach acids back up into the esophagus. Fortunately, heartburn is avoidable if you identify and totally avoid foods that trigger it. Fruits like grapefruits and orange juice are classic heartburn foods because they are very acidic and will likely to cause heartburn especially if consumed with an empty stomach. Pepper, Mexican foods, chili and other food that is loaded with pepper or other spices can trigger heartburn also. Try to avoid it in your diet, and then slowly reintroduce milder versions of whatever you like and take note of its effect on you. Heartburn is very individual. What triggers another may not have the same effect to another sufferer. It is highly recommended to keep a food log to help you track the foods that are your heartburn offenders and try to develop a list of safe foods. Safe foods may include broiled chicken, baked sweet potatoes, toast or cottage cheese. Lifestyle change will definitely lessen your heartburn attacks. Try also some heartburn home remedies that promote production of saliva because saliva neutralizes the acid that comes up from your stomach.