Heartburn is a digestive issue that afflicts most people at some point in life.
Alongside acid reflux, heartburn is the main symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
We usually answer the question of how to stop heartburn with medication and over-the-counter antacids are the go-to outlet for relief.
For prolonged bouts with heartburn, doctors tend to prescribe acid-suppressing drugs. These include proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and H2 antagonists (otherwise known as H2 blockers).
However, these are powerful drugs with potentially dangerous side effects. Furthermore, too much stomach acid isn’t always the cause of heartburn.
This article will look at some natural remedies for heartburn that tackle the real root cause of GERD.