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Heartburn Drugs Increase Mortality — How to Safely Address Indigestion

by Dr. Mercola

If you suffer from frequent heartburn, chances are you’ve been prescribed a proton pump inhibitor (PPIs) such as Prilosec, Prevacid or Nexium to inhibit acid production. This, despite the fact they were never intended to treat heartburn in the first place.

A natural way to improve your digestive power with cinnamon

In early civilization, cinnamon was used to treat everything from athlete's foot to indigestion. The cinnamon herb is obtained from the bark of its evergreen tree that originated from Sri Lanka. The herb has many benefits across all cultures, and researchers are still studying more of its uses in laboratories. Cinnamon aids the digestive system in different ways such as soothing the stomach, increasing metabolism, increasing appetite, and relieving gas.

Four natural ways of getting rid of indigestion

People often see the term "indigestion" as a way of referring to upper abdominal pain and/or heartburn that could be accompanied by a feeling of having a stomach full of gas, bloated sensations after eating, difficulty swallowing, feelings of heaviness after eating, abdominal or stomach cramps and pains, or fullness in the abdomen. Medical terms used to describe this phenomenon include non-ulcer dyspepsia (NUD), gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), and functional dyspepsia (FD). This article will discuss four great ways to get rid of indigestion.