Home > Newsletters > Need to Know > No, drinking milk for heartburn does not help Updated 09 April 2015 Action point 0 Diarrhoea can be worsened by gum containing sorbitol – a natural laxative. Avoid chewing gum when having the runs. For all the latest Digestive Health news, visit the Health24 Digestive Health centre. More: Need to KnowNo, drinking milk for heartburn does not help advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Lifestyle Scientists closer to drug that cuts nicotine dependence Diet and nutrition Gluten-free craze: But what about people who really can't have gluten? News Drug addicts target patients for their medication News Health dept commits to resolve critical ARV shortages before year end Medical Do itchy, burning eyes mean you have an allergy? News Limpopo Department of Health confident of healthcare turnaround From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.