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5 Natural Heartburn Remedies Proven to Beat Drugs

5 Natural Heartburn Remedies Proven to Beat Drugs

Here are five natural heartburn remedies that went head to head with drugs and won

Whether you call it heartburn, acid reflux, GERD, or just indigestion, the discomfort is unmistakable. It's a sour taste at the back of your throat... a burning sensation in the middle of your chest... a persistent dry cough... a painful sensation in your stomach. 

Over 60 million Americans get the symptoms at least once a month. And millions every day reach for over-the-counter antacids like Tums. Others rely on histamine blockers like Tagamet (cimetidine), Pepcid (famotidine), or Zantac (famotidine). 

5 Ways to Combat Heartburn Without Pharmaceuticals

5 Ways to Combat Heartburn Without Pharmaceuticals

Did you know that pharmaceuticals used to treat heartburn actually increase gastrointestinal problems? Fortunately, there are natural ways to fight off acid reflux.

Do you suffer from heartburn? If so, you are among the millions of Americans with chest discomfort that occurs after a meal. Contrary to what you may believe from watching television, this is not normal. Common, but not normal. The good news is, there is cause and there is a cure.

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How To Go Beyond Heartburn Medication

How To Go Beyond Heartburn Medication

Americans are using more and more medications. As a physician who prescribes these medications, I am greatly relieved to finally have alternatives to offer my patients.

This past week (May 2014), the Centers for Disease Control published the results of a study showing that the proportion of Americans on at least one prescription medication has increased from 39% to 48% in the last 15 years. A quarter of all children are also using prescription medication. And each patient is on an increasing number of medications. The total number of prescriptions in the United States increased by 39% between 1990 and 2009, while the population only grew by 9%.

The Many Benefits of Calendula Officinalis (Marigold)

In addition to being a beautiful living decoration, the common garden plant marigold is also a powerful healing agent that boasts a wide variety of health benefits

That marigold on your windowsill can go in your salad, become a soup, soothe your sore throat or treat your eczema. Although a common garden plant, marigold (Calendula officinalis) has a long history as food and medicine. The Egyptians employed calendula as a rejuvenating herb, while the ancient Greeks utilized the golden petals to garnish and flavor food.

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