Well if you are familiar with the medical industry in general you wont be surprised to know that antacids actually coat the bottom of the esophagus, numbing the pain but allowing erosion and damage to occur!
Heartburn is caused by acidic gases and liquid getting up into the esophagus, irritating the lining of the esophagus. More often then not this happens based on your diet, OR because you took a medication that lowers the acid in your stomach. This will cause your body to retort by creating more acid to make up for the loss and sometimes that can cause spill over into the esophagus. Its a never ending battle unless you actually stop the problem
Your body is way smarter than you are. It will constantly be trying to find equilibrium so when you use drugs and medicines to cover the issue it will find another way to let you know it is out of balance. Always try to find the ROOT of an issue before trying to just heal it.
Whats the remedy? Apple Cider Vinegar of course!
There are a few theories as to why.
The vinegar seems to trigger the sphincter at the lower end of the esophagus, causing it to tighten up and stop the "leakage." The reason I like the most is that your stomach is low on acid - give it some acid! As a pregnant lady this has been working instant wonders on me.
You can mix a couple of teaspoons in a glass of water, or drink it straight up followed by water! Neither are that bad for me, but my body loves vinegar, haha.
|Remember the glass bottles! Plastic leaches into our food!|
So remember guys, be smarter and research thing sbefore you just do what a doctor tells you, or just do what "normal" people do. We are a culture bent on poisoning ourselves so its time to take responsibility for your health!