10 Tips to Alleviate Acid Reflux

Follow these tips to minimize the pain and discomfort associated with GERD, also called acid reflux or heartburn.

Eat slowly, Heartburn, Food Cures

Relax and eat your food slowly.


Instead of eating a lot at one sitting, which can make acid-reflux symptoms worse, eat only until you're comfortably full (versus overly stuffed). Be sure to sit down and take your time during a meal; strive to truly taste and enjoy each mouthful. One tried-and-true trick to eating more slowly is to put down your fork on the table between every few bites.