Ten Tips for Esophageal Spasms

Esophageal spasms are a painful and often scary condition with an unclear cause. Natural remedies for esophageal spasms include aloe, cayenne, and modified eating habits.

The esophagus is a muscle that normally contracts to move food from your mouth to your stomach. Spasms of this muscle can cause severe pain that may even feel like a heart attack. Spasms are often triggered by certain foods, stress, or other medical conditions like GERD.

Remedies to Use During An Attack

Cayenne Pepper

While for some, spicy foods can trigger esophageal spasms, for others, cayenne pepper actually brings relief to the spasms. Add 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to 6 ounces of juice and sip it slowly.

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