You will need
- - baking soda;
- - water.
If heartburn hurts you once a week, you should seriously think about the state of his health. Examination by a physician or gastroenterologist will help to identify the cause and treat you. If heartburn occurs once a month, to worry about. Usually to eliminate enough of the nutritional intervention in combination with home treatments.
The most popular home remedy for treating heartburn is a soda. She quickly neutralizes stomach acid, irritating the lining of the esophagus, and eliminates the unpleasant and sometimes painful sensations. However, don't use it too often. Soaked in blood, it violates the acid-alkaline balance in the body, which can lead to very adverse consequences.
Boil 100 ml of water and cool it to a temperature of 36-37 o C. Slowly add one-third teaspoon of soda and stir the resulting solution.
Drink only freshly prepared solution. Take small SIPS, not more than two or three per minute. Try to drink the liquid before it cools, otherwise it will be not only unpalatable but also ineffective.
To enhance the effect, take a reclining position — the head of the bed should be elevated not less than 10-15 cm Loosen the belt, and if you're pants unbutton them. Within 5-10 minutes the heartburn will finally go through.
If the heartburn came back within an hour, repeat the procedure, but remember that 200 ml soda solution — this is the maximum you can afford in one day.
Soda solution adopted on a full stomach, causing more harm to the body than on an empty. If possible, try to use a modern antacids, such as "Rennie", "Maalox" or "Almagel".