Our expert says:
Things that can make heartburn worse:
Coffee (both regular and decaffeinated) and other drinks that contain caffeine
Chocolate, mints or peppermints
Fatty foods or spicy foods (such as pizza, chili and curry)
Laying down too soon after eating
Being overweight or obese
Aspirin or ibuprofen (one brand name: Motrin)
Certain medicines (such as sedatives and some medicines for high blood pressure).
You can use Slippery Elm to asisst the digestive tract in healing.
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