We all know that apple cider vinegar (ACV) has a lot of benefits for health and beauty. The Braggs aren’t the only ones who know about apple cider vinegar and its benefits. I’ve read books by James Balch MD (Prescription for Nutritional Healing), and M. Ted Morton (Your Health, Your Choice), and they concur on the use of apple cider vinegar for indigestion. The read review Braggs just take the information and expand on the use of vinegar. However if the LES valve opens when it shouldn’t, hydrochloric acid from the stomach can reflux back and touch the lining of the esophagus. I’ve been on max dose of Nexium, diagnosed with hiatal hernia and my acid reflux had hit a point of being unbearable last week. My friend recommended ACV.
If taken regularly, ACV will help improve mineral absorption and digestion , which plays a main role in decreasing acid reflux. Also supposed to put 1 tbsp of ACV in 4 ounces room temperature water and then some raw honey to make it taste good. Rome wasn’t built in a day. Good things come to those who wait. All in good time. Patience is a virtue. Choose your saying, but make sure you understand the point: while you may notice some short-term relief, this isn’t a cure that happens overnight. The acid reflux may start to ease its symptoms sooner rather than later, but you need to stick with the treatment long enough to have a more permanent effect or you could just end up right where you started.
Very recently I had a Massive acid reflux attack that had me up throughout the night and continued on the next day. It took me a couple days (where I was in constant reflux and lost weight because of it) but I grabbed tums from the pharmacy and while they worked, they only lasted for about an hour and a half at a time and my acid came back with a vengence afterward. The acetic acid found in apple cider vinegar can provide several health benefits. For some people, acid reflux may be a result of too little stomach acid. Apple cider vinegar may be beneficial because it introduces more acid into the digestive tract This acid is also effective against several types of bacteria and acts as an anti-microbial agent.
I also try to help myself by avoiding acid producing foods as far as possible, plus I don’t eat meat or spicy foods, I don’t drink alcohol or eat processed foods – all of which help too. I have heard Turmeric also has benefits for stomach inflammation, though I have yet to try it consistently. In 7 days I stopped GERD problems and within 2 weeks was off Lyrica for back pain as I no longer hurt. Mix 2 tablespoons each of apple cider vinegar and honey. I gave in and tried it. 3 teaspoons in a glass of water, half an hour to an hour before eating anything. The ACV made me go to the bathroom & after completing the mission, my belly started to feel a lot better.
You may try using apple cider vinegar to relieve acid reflux symptoms, but there’s no guarantee it will work. It’s thought that this home remedy helps balance your stomach pH by neutralizing stomach acid. Treat yourself to an unhealthy meal ounce a week, but don’t get full on it. One scoop of muscle milk mixed with skim milk really helps food cravings and helps you eat less while still getting the nutrients your body needs. Adding honey will help a lot. ACV, when taken regularly, will improve digestion and mineral absorption, which plays a major role in reducing acid reflux.