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eWellness: 12 Steps to tackle Heartburn

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Dr KK Aggarwal    18 November 2017

Eat smaller meals but more often. Eat in a slow relaxed manner. Remain upright after meals. Avoid late night eating last meal three hours before sleep Don t exercise immediately after meals. Tilt your torso with a bed wedge. Stay away from carbonated beverages. Find the foods that trigger your symptoms and avoid them fatty foods spicy foods tomatoes garlic milk coffee tea cola peppermint and chocolate. Chew sugarless gum after a meal which promotes salivation and neutralizes acid. Check your drugs that can loosen the lower esophageal sphincter or cause acid reflux or inflammation of the esophagus. Lose weight if you need to. Avoid hurry worry and curry.

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