Apple Cider Vinegar As A Cure For Acid Reflux Disease

A lot of people suffer from numerous diseases; and the worst that could happen to an individual is to die from any form of illness. There are still some old-fashioned home remedies which can actually work to help cure many diseases. The apple is one of them, particularly the apple cider vinegar which can do a lot of wonders.

The apple cider vinegar has been widely used in numerous homes for ages now. It has been proven to heal many ailments like acne, allergies, sinus infections, high cholesterol, flu, candida, contact dermatitis, chronic fatigue, sore throats, arthritis, gout, and acid reflux.


people suffer from acid reflux, also called gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). This generally takes place when the lower esophageal sphincter or LES fails to function properly. The contents inside the stomach, especially the liquid, flows back to the esophagus. This liquid carries pepsin and stomach acids. The pepsin is a digestive agent and the acid from the stomach can burn the walls of the esophagus which eventually causes heartburn.

To experience slight heartburn once in a while should not be a cause for worry, but if you experience this more than twice weekly, then it’s time for you to see a doctor.

Acid reflux is dangerous for it destroys the lining of the esophagus. That is why you should undergo medical treatment once you have been diagnosed with acid reflux in order to prevent additional complications.

Acid reflux is generally treated with antacids, but some individuals complain that it only worsens the situation. Using antacids will make the body produce more acids to counterbalance the reduction in body acids. The reflux may feel even worse when the dose has worn off later in the day.

This is the reason why many people turn to apple cider vinegar as a natural

way to heal acid reflux. Although natural treatments are quite helpful, it would require patience and time because natural remedies take a while before you will be able to actually see some results.

A bottle of apple cider vinegar is priced between two to four dollars. It is a lot cheaper than the cost of buying antacids. This may be the best possible remedy for acid reflux which can be found in your kitchen. If you don’t have one in your kitchen, it can easily be found and bought in the supermarket.

The suggested dosage of drinking apple cider vinegar is to take two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar (ACV) mixed in water to be taken at least three times daily. You may need a stronger dosage if you are currently treating the disease.

Others experience side effects such as a acidic taste and a burning feeling on the tongue. A lot of people hate this taste, but to be healed, you must withstand its rather objectionable taste.

The apple cider vinegar truly works a lot of wonders. As a matter of fact, you will be able to read many testimonials from its users about the benefits of apple cider vinegar.

You may get any brand of apple cider vinegar you prefer to buy, as long as it provides the relief you need. Many studies have proven that it works, so there’s no cause for hesitation to use it.

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Article Written By Athena

Freelance writer since 2007 Content Provider Musician Educator Homeschooling WAHM

Last updated on 07-07-2016 72 0

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