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Chronic Heartburn - 9 Simple Ways to Stop Acid Reflux

Gut feelings not good?

Feeling the pain when it comes to solving your acid reflux can stress both you and your digestive health.

Learn a few simple methods to block your chronic heartburn. Your stomach needs a natural solution BEFORE you feel the burning start. And time to toss your antacids - which can have long term damaging effects. 

 

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If you are experiencing chronic heartburn, it is imperative to find treatments that do not have adverse effects on your health and digestive system. GERD can lead to a long-term cough, laryngitis, inflammation, ulcers, swallowing issues, and Barrett's esophagus (which leads to an increased chance of esophageal cancer).

In conjunction with Fenfiber®, here is an easy list to help alleviate your stomach acid reflux: 

1) Lose weight

Extra fat puts pressure on your stomach. This pressure pushes your stomach acid up and into your lower esophagus sphincter. Losing weight and less fat equals less GERD. 

How losing weight can solve heartburn and acid reflux

2) Avoid foods that trigger chronic heartburn, including:

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine products like coffee
  • Chocolate
  • Citrus fruits
  • Garlic
  • Fatty foods
  • Onions
  • Peppermint
  • Tomatoes
  • Spicy foods

Many foods can trigger heartburn including spicy foods

3) Check out foods that will relieve heartburn:

  • High-fiber foods will keep you feeling full and less likely to overeat: whole grains (like oatmeal and brown rice) and vegetables (like root and leafy greens)
  • Alkaline foods can offset stomach acids: Banana, melon, cauliflower, fennel
  • Foods with high water content can dilute stomach acid: watermelon, soups, teas, lettuce   
Oatmeal will keep you feeling full so you are less likely to overeat (causing heartburn)

3) Avoid large meals

Large meals put pressure on your lower esophagus. This pressure makes it easier to get acid reflux to get in your way.

4) Stop drinking

Alcohol can cause esophagus muscle spasms as well as lessens the strength of your lower esophagus.

Alcohol is bad for your stomach and GERD

5) Elevate your bed

Your sleeping position matters when it comes to acid reflux. Keeping your stomach on an angle will keep your stomach acids down and less likely that the acids will enter your lower esophagus.

Try to elevate your upper half; keeping the stomach acids down

6) Quit your smoking habit

Nicotine has shown to relax your lower esophagus muscles allowing for reflux to pass through. As well, nicotine can also obstruct your saliva's natural defence for clearing acid from your esophagus.

7) Keep upright after eating

Gravity can play a role in which way your stomach acid goes. Try to sit or stand upright at least three-four hours after you eat, keeping your acid reflux and heartburn down.

Stand for a couple hours after eating will keep your stomach acids down

8) Make sure your clothes are loose

Anything that puts pressure on your stomach can cause upheaval with your stomach acids.

Keeping your clothes loose help relieve heartburn

9) Use a water-soluble gel fiber like Fenfiber®

Why Fenfiber Beats the Competition:

  • 100% plant-based fiber supplement - Fenfiber is made with fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecumseed fiber
  • Fully traceable to the farm where it was grown, providing you with the highest quality on the market – for your health and peace of mind
  • Creates a natural gel barrier for stomach acids that may rise into the esophagus. This barrier provides lasting relief from chronic heartburn and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Delays absorption of carbohydrates, thereby affecting postprandial glucose response
  • Bonding to bile salts to prevent reabsorption from the small intestine
  • Helps to temporarily suppress appetite when taken prior to a meal
  • NON-GMO
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-Free*
  • Keto
  • Kosher
  • Halal

*May contain trace amounts under 20 ppm

Fenfiber forms a soft gel protecting your esophagus from your stomach acids


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