The 28-Day Plan to Erase Your Acid Reflux

Put an end to the burning sensation for good.

The 28-Day Plan to Erase Your Acid Reflux

Traditional acid reflux and its relative, throat burn reflux, can both cause a variety of issues. Causing problems from a burning sensation and coughing to excess mucus or even worse, long-term damage to your esophagus and throat, acid reflux is a common but preventable and treatable condition. Ear, nose, and throat specialist Dr. Jonathan Aviv and author of The Acid Watcher Diet, shared his plan to combat and erase the uncomfortable symptoms of acid reflux in less than a month. Find out what to avoid, what to eat, and how to eat to stop the problem before it starts.

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Eliminate Acid-Triggering Foods

Acidic foods, such as canned or jarred foods, chocolate, coffee, French fries, lemons, oranges, pineapples, tea, and tomatoes, can all trigger your acid reflux. These are all foods with ascorbic acid or citric acid, including the preservatives in canned foods that can cause inflammation. Instead of drinking acidic beverages like coffee and tea, try alkaline alternatives like alkaline water.

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