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5 Ways to Fight Heartburn without Medication

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: What are the natural ways to combat your heartburn symptoms?
Air Date: 11/3/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Holly Dr. Holly Lucille is a nationally recognized and licensed naturopathic doctor, educator, natural products consultant and television host. Dr. Holly is also the author of Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Women's Guide to Safe, Natural, Hormone Health.

An acclaimed expert in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Holly lectures throughout the nation on a variety of natural health topics. Her appearances include national media programs and networks including Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Lifetime Television for Women, Montel Williams, PBS's Healing Quest, The Hallmark Channel and Discovery Fit & Health channel.

She is on the editorial advisory board of Alternative Medicine and Natural Practitioner and is also regularly quoted as an expert in both consumer and peer journals. In 2007, Dr. Holly was listed in Time Magazine's "Alt List" as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People."
5 Ways to Fight Heartburn without Medication
Heartburn occurs when your esophageal sphincter is weakened and allows stomach acid to flow backwards up into your esophagus, which can cause extreme discomfort behind your breastbone and inside your throat.

If you've ever experienced heartburn, you know how uncomfortable and painful it can be.

You might be tempted to reach for an antacid, but what if there was a way to combat your heartburn without having to depend on pharmaceuticals?

Here are five natural ways to fight your heartburn:
  1. Eat Paleo.
  2. Take a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar prior to meals.
  3. Do not drink fluids around meal time.
  4. Take digestive enzymes at the beginning of every meal.
  5. Take betaine HCL at the beginning of meals.

Holly Lucille, ND, RN, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss the five ways you can fight your heartburn without using pharmaceuticals.