Acid Reflux
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Top 10 Natural Remedies for Acid Reflux

Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Jill (Madison, Wi) on 10/12/2011
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Hold the vinegar. I tried it, but couldn't take the taste. Now I take digestive enzymes with each meal. I couldn't live without my Prilosec, but since I started the enzymes, no more Prilosec and no more acid reflux. The one that I use is Natural Brand Super Digestive Enzymes. GNC sells them.


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Audrey (Fort Pierce, Fl) on 07/29/2011
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hi, I take 2 TwinLabs Super Enzyme caps and 1 Swanson Acidophilus before each meal. When I first started, now I take it once a day and if I should have a problem I take them as soon as I notice....... and it works for me

I buy my products from www.swansonvitamins.com and have useed them for at least 25 years


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Larry (Latrobe, Pa / Usa) on 02/22/2011
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Great Site with very helpful information. I have referred to it often. I need to ad my experience as far as Acid Reflux.

I was in such discomfort for years, until I found out two things.

First, I do not digest meat without taking digestive enzymes. Two tablets with water when meal is 3/4 finished.

Second, If someone, like myself and others I see from the postings, has continuous discomfort after eating regardless of what they eat and may have trouble taking a deep breath, you probably have a Hiatal Hernia. No surgery is needed. A chiropractor can remedy this in a matter of minutes! You will have immediate relief. Once you learn the procedure your spouce can do the maneuver if it needs done in the future. It has brought relief to both my wife and myself.

I hope this information will help others.


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Wren (Las Vegas, Nv) on 07/27/2010
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The yogurt you are talking about might in fact be Kefir. I drink Plain Kefir to sooth my throat and help balance my system. My Mom just had a Whipple sugery and the doctor was amazed at how quickly she recovered. He asked "What are you doing?" I had put her on a Kefir intense diet. Now he recommends it to all his patients. (Find it in most major grocery stores in a bottle near yogurts, comes in many flavors but the Plain has no sugar. )


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Angie (New York, New York) on 01/22/2009
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I was just diagnosed w/ Gerd & Dysphasia. I was prescribed antidepressants and other medication for the acids in my stomach. I refused to take the antidepressants, since I am not depressed and decided to seek for a natural cure -I came across this page and followed the advice given to use "Papaya Enzymes" is a miraculous cure. I could not beleive the INSTANT releif I felt soon after chewing 6 tables. As part of my good eating habits I will continue using the "papaya enzymes".

Thank you soooo much for the valuable information. I am sharing this w/ everyone I come across. It's AMAZING. -Angie


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Terry (Chicago, IL) on 09/01/2007
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enzymes will stop all your acid reflex, Tums kills all your good acid. buy in health store


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Kerry (Portland, OR) on 08/08/2007
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papaya enzymes worked wonders for my acid reflux, heartburn, and indigestion. i can eat all the spicy, rich foods i want as long as i remember to take 3 chewable(yay!)tablets right after. i found them at my grocery store in the health food section. they cost a bit more than antacids, but they fix the problem not mask the symptoms.


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Lina (NY, NY) on 06/17/2007
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I have never experienced acid reflux until 2 years ago and it was really interfiring with my life. I couldn't eat or sleep. I went to the doctor and he prescribed some pills that did nothing. A friend told me about this natural pills Pineapple and Papaya enzimes. She said they worked wonderful on her. I tried them and in just a couple of hours I started to feel the relief! I strongly recommend this pills. You can get them in any natural store and they taste really good. Good Luck!


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Bouy (Winnipeg, Canada) on 06/12/2007
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I am one of thousands that has acid reflex. I was provide a presciption from my doctor that said I would have to be on it forever. The drugs did not cure this condition, so I looked for a natural way of relieving this condition. I have tried the apple cider viniger, and it did work for me. But, I have also found that digestive enzymes have been my answer. I use a -complete- formula that helps digest all your food. I have tested them for two months with extreme success. I hope this info will help others. Good Luck and lets get natural.


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Roxanne (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) on 05/16/2007
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Always sleep on your left side, so stomach acids don't drain into your stomach. Start taking good natural digestive enzymes to break down the food that is rotting and stuck in your small intestine area. This gets things moving and the acid reflux stops. Also get lots of fiber or take capsules of psyllium with a big glass of water before bed. Stay away from antacids that stop the acid that your body is creating to try to break down the rotting foods. Just keep it all moving away from the top end and out the bottom end. Drink plenty of water! :)


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Israel (Austin, Texas) on 05/08/2007
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I was diagnosed with Acid reflux two years ago at 27. I was given that (blue red)pill, but I like others realized that once i was off it, my acid reflux came back. I am not 100% sure what has caused it but have narrowed it down to the intake of soda as a youth. I am intrested to find the correlation between the extra large sized drink given out by fast food restraunts and the increased case of acid-reflux. Did the case increase upon their introduction? As for possible cure's I have tried a few...the best results came with digestive enzymes...I also tried goat milk which did alright but I am lactose intolerant...I have also read about a type of yogurt, helps that was popular in the 60's, but I don't know the name, if anyone knows what I am talking about please post the name. It has a natural way of stabilizing the digestive cultures in our system. Avoid grease, spice, and acids...especially vinegar...and eat slow...that is the biggest adjustment that has helped me...eat really, slow and smaller portions..


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Jonathan (Memphis, TN) on 08/26/2006
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I tried the ACV with honey and it worked some, but did not last. The pickle juice helped some, but again not lasting. I read on another website where people had success with digestive enzymes and aloe vera gel. I went to GNC and they said many customers like an enzyme formula plus Lactobacillus acidophilus bacteria along with aloe vera liquid. They said that acid reflux often stems from a lack of enzyme activity. These enzymes also contain betaine hydrochloride to increase stomach acid. I was on Protonix for a while, but I didn't like the way it made me feel. I decided to stop it and try the enzymes instead. These have absolutely cured my reflux!! I take two per meal and have been able to eat whatever I want. They are easy to break open if you don't want to try and swallow the capsules. I break them open and mix them with a glass of water before I eat. Don't worry, it doesn't taste bad at all! GNC even suggested sprinkling them in yogurt, milk, or directly on your food. I also take 2 ounces of aloe vera liquid each night. I wanted to share my success so that you may have the same relief I have. I'm glad I don't have to sit up in bed at night anymore! Best wishes!


Digestive Enzymes
Posted by Gary (West Monroe, LA)
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Papaya enzymes cure acid reflux. Best remedy on the market. Take six first time. One later hour six more. Next day six a day. Then four a day until reflux is gone. I eat them like candy until pain is gone. You will thank me.