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Bicarbonate of soda is alkaline, so it neutralises stomach acid. Mix half a teaspoon bicarb and a few drops lemon juice in a small cup of warm water. Don''MPU2''s essential oil also stimulates the flow of digestive juices.
- Beer, wine and other alcoholic drinks tend to relax the lower oesophageal sphincter, the important valve between your stomach and lower oesophagus. Peppermint, spearmint and tomatoes have the same effect.
- Milk may feel soothing as you swallow it, but the fats, proteins and calcium it contains can stimulate the stomach to secrete more acid.
- Coffee, tea and cola are caffeinated drinks that relax the lower oesophageal sphincter, and can irritate an inflamed oesophagus.
- Chocolate is loaded with two heartburn triggers – fat and caffeine.
- The carbonation in fizzy drinks can expand your stomach, which has the same effect on the lower oesophageal sphincter as overeating.
- Fried and fatty foods tend to sit in the stomach for a long time, where they can cause excess acid production.
- Citrus fruits and juices are acidic – though their acid content is bland compared to your stomach acid, and may not be a problem.
How to prevent heartburn
Stay upright. When you stand, gravity keeps the acid in your stomach. Avoid bending over after a meal, and don''MPU3''BottomBanner''s Digest has built 90 years of trust with a loyal audience and has become the largest circulating magazine in the world
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