the stomach is filled with a naturally-produced acidic liquid that activates digestive enzymes that will break down wide variety of consumed foods. however, excess stomach acid can cause several problems and painful symptoms. the most common is heartburn, gas and bloating.
try this simple home remedy to neutralize stomach acid and relieve gas and bloating.
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 glass of tap water or filtered tap water
- 1 slice of lemon
add baking soda and a slice of lemon to a glass of water and drink slowly, finishing the whole glass.
consistent heartburn and acid reflux can cause severe damage to the sensitive tissue of the esophagus and throat. if you have persistent symptoms, you should evaluate your diet, subtract spicy foods, add healthy fresh fruits and vegetables, eat smaller meals, and chew your food slowly.
if symptoms persist, consult your doctor.