Things You’ll Need
- Antacid (liquid or chewable tablet)
- Cold milk
- Cold water
If you are suffering from severe heartburn now, take some liquid antacid. It works faster than the chewable tablets, and will bring you relief sooner. Follow the instructions on the bottle to ensure proper dosage.
You can also take the chewable antacid tablets. Follow the instructions on the bottle to ensure proper dosage.
Drink a glass of cold milk to soothe your throat and stomach.
Drink a glass of cold water to soothe the burning sensation in your throat and stomach.
Do not lie down. Lying down allows acid from the stomach to come up the throat easily. Sit upright.
Take note of what food brought on this episode of heartburn, and avoid it in the future to prevent further heartburn.
If you are prone to having heartburn, try to avoid spicy food as they may trigger heartburn.
Over eaters often suffer from heartburn too. If you are a regular sufferer, try eating a bit less to see if that cures your heartburn.