An ingredient that every housewife has in the kitchen, baking soda, do wonders in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
If symptoms are not bothersome or don’t get worse, there is a natural method to combat them: a baking soda mixture.
How to do
Take a tablespoon of baking soda and mix it in half a cup of water. Stir well and drink it after. You will see that chest pain will diminish.
Whenever you’re dealing with the gastroesophageal reflux disease it is better to drink this mixture, but if symptoms persist, you should go to the doctor. This remedy treats the problem only partially.
How the baking soda drink works
Water and baking soda drink creates an alkaline reaction in the stomach, balancing the pH level in the stomach. It neutralizes stomach acids and prevents the overproduction of gastric acid. It also prevents indigestion and reflux occurrence, it decreases the acid levels, thus reducing the possibility that food from the stomach reach the esophagus.