4 natural (and safe!) reflux remedies

Woman with gastroesophageal reflux disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD, is a condition where stomach acid splashes up into the esophagus.

If you suffer from reflux, you know it…

The heartburn sensation, the acid regurgitation and sometimes even chest pain… yep, to say it’s uncomfortable is an understatement. But it’s also dangerous… if you don’t get it under control, your risk of throat cancer is elevated.

These symptoms are often treated with a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). But unfortunately this treatment still leaves up to 30 percent of sufferers with no relief, plus the meds can cause unwanted side effects

Some acid reflux drugs have been shown to increase stroke risk by as much as 94 percentincrease your risk of heart attack and zap your energy.

Luckily, there are a variety of simple remedies that can help put out the fire naturally…

Jedha Dening

By Jedha Dening

Jedha Dening is a qualified nutritionist (MNutr), researcher, author, freelance writer, and founder of type 2 diabetic nutrition site Diabetes Meal Plans. Her masters thesis on nutrition and inflammation was published and then presented at a national scientific conference. She has millions of words published in the health industry across various print and online publications. Having been in the field for over 15 years, she’s incredibly passionate about delving into the latest research to share the myths and truths surrounding nutrition and health. She believes when armed with the right knowledge, we’re empowered to make informed choices that can truly make a difference.