Heartburn cures: How to ease the discomfort naturally

Here's how to avoid indigestion and natural ways to stop it taking hold

10 Natural Ways to Beat Heartburn

We all know that Christmas goes hand-in-hand with eating, drinking and generally over-indulging - all of which increases the likelihood of an unwelcome bout of heartburn.

This common form of indigestion typically causes a burning sensation in the chest area or the upper abdomen and is caused by acid from the stomach leaking up into the oesophagus.

Although over-the-counter meds are often effective, avoidance tactics and/or simple home remedies might help without the trip to the pharmacy.

Whether you've overindulged in a spicy dish or a feast of fatty foods, there are easy ways and natural ways to help soothe heartburn and put your tum at ease, as this video shows.

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