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Question by  a75 (12)

How do you get rid of heartburn?

It's only occasional.


Answer by  cindy (1484)

There are several over the counter medications now available to treat heartburn. The most expensive and successful are proton pump inhibitors that were previously only available by prescription. However, you take these daily regardless of whether you have symptoms.


Answer by  Darry (3853)

The best way to get rid of occasional heartburn is to use antacids. Otherwise you could identify the foods causing the problem and avoid them.


Answer by  HawaiianGirl (6906)

There are certain over the counter antacids that you can take which are made to help treat or prevent the effects of heartburn. You should see if these treatments work. Also, find what foods trigger your heartburn. Contact your doctor for more help.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

There are many heartburn relief over the counter medications to relieve your symptoms. A lot of people swear that a tablespoon of cider vinegar helps.Many people experience cooling relief by drinking milk. Although it sounds strange, some people reach for peppermint gum after a meal to head off heartburn. Baking soda and water mixed together might also do the trick.

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