Heartburn is a serious problem and millions of people suffer from it every year. It is a very common stomach problem, which is caused by acidity. The acid in the stomach starts irritating the esophagus, and a burning sensation is felt near the breastbone.
If it happens to you occasionally, it is not too troublesome, but if it happens often, it can be classified as a Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Acid reflux, or heartburn is normally caused by the improper functioning of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). In this case, the LES is not able to contract when there is food in the tummy and as a result, the food rises in the esophagus and cause heartburn.
Heartburn can be really unpleasant and can also cause bloating, belching, sore throat, and difficulty in breathing. In this post, we are going to discuss a very effective and easy remedy to solve this problem – baking soda: Continue reading “5 Ways to Use Baking Soda for Heartburn”