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  • The Different Types of Antacids and How They Work

    Antacids are medications that people can buy over the counter to help relieve heartburn and indigestion. They work by neutralizing stomach acid.

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  • How Can You Stop Acid Reflux?

    Acid reflux occurs when acid from the stomach rises into the esophagus and causes heartburn symptoms. Some lifestyle changes may help relieve symptoms of acid reflux, but some people need medications.

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  • 5 of the Best Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

    Acid reflux can be uncomfortable, but lifestyle changes and home remedies can help ease your symptoms without medication. Here are a few steps you can take to treat acid reflux at home.

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  • How To Sleep With Acid Reflux

    Gravity and anatomy play a huge role in finding relief from nocturnal GERD symptoms. During the day, you are most likely standing or sitting up so when stomach acid escapes, gravity and saliva quickly return this potentially harmful substance to the stomach. Nights are a different story, even with the best bedtime rituals. And, depending on how you are sleeping, your esophagus can actually be below your stomach allowing acid to freely flow out and then just sit in your esophagus, lungs, throat, and sinuses.

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  • What are proton pump inhibitors, and how can they help?

    Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medications that people use to treat heartburn, acid reflux, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and stomach ulcers.

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