Have you ever had heartburn? Well, who hasn’t? It’s a very terrible experience. Heartburn is a temporary condition but if left untreated can become a chronic condition.
Heartburn is caused as a result of acids escaping into the esophagus, thereby causing damage to the esophagus, over time; it develops into a more critical condition known as gastro esophageal reflux disease. Patients with GERD also suffer from chest pain, coughing, wheezing or experience trouble when swallowing.
Below are natural supplements that a good heartburn relief
- Digestive enzymes
When food is being consumed, certain enzymes helps in breaking down the food into individual nutrients that the body needs. Digestive enzyme produce reduces as you grow older. This is why so many patients complain of feeling uncomfortable after eating resulting from low digestive enzymes.
The three most important digestive enzymes are lipase, amylase, and protease. There are other different digestive enzyme formulas in the market as well.
These are bacterial turning out to be one of the most important elements in health. Here are few of the benefits derived from probiotics:
- Lower LDL cholesterol
- Fewer allergies
- Help with weight management
- Reduce likelihood of cancer
- Increase longevity
Probiotics are part of a healthy digestive tract. But the practice of overusing antibiotics has killed a large number of these bacteria in millions of people. On the second though that eating some yogurt might solve the problem, I have bad news. Even though yogurt contains probiotics, there is no way to tell some probiotics it contains. It should be noted that yogurt contains lots of sugar than probiotics. That’s why supplements are advisable to ensure you are getting the correct dosage.
- Green food
The standard American diets have harmed your overall and digestive health by promoting acidosis. Acidosis attacks the organ and body tissues when allowed to run rampant resulting into hardening of tissues, inflammation and so on.
Consuming processed food while living a stressful lifestyle increases the rate at which acidosis poses a risk to one’s health. To find out if you have excess acid in your stomach, just purchase the pH testing strips at any grocery store or local pharmacy and follow the instructions provided. To treat acidosis, simply eat more fruits and vegetables (except blueberries, tomatoes).