Heartburn Pills Has No Significant Effect On Dementia: 5 Effective Home Remedies To Avoid Heartburn 

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) induced medicines to treat acid-related digestive problems, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (or GERD) was shown to have no significant link in upping the risk

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Heartburn Pills Has No Significant Effect On Dementia: 5 Effective Home Remedies To Avoid Heartburn
Heartburn pills doesn't have any link with developing dementia says a new study. The study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, said that those who pop heartburn pills are safe. Patients of heartburn are prescribed Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) induced medicines to treat acid-related digestive problems, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (or GERD). The scientists found no apparent link between dementia and PPI's. For the study, the researchers reviewed information from the Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) study, which included 3,484 adults aged 65 and older. These participants did not have dementia at the beginning of the study and were followed for an average of about 7.5 years.
At the beginning of the study, the participants were tested for dementia. They were tested at the interval of every two years. Researchers then gave the participants who were diagnosed with dementia follow-up tests to confirm the diagnosis. They then used this information retrieved from the ACT study to analyze how many participants took PPIs and for how long and its effects. 
The findings revealed almost 24 percent of study participants developed dementia. Only 670 people developed possible or probably Alzheimer's disease, from amongst these individuals.  While other safety concerns with long-term PPI use exist, the researchers concluded suggest that dementia may not linked to taking heart-burn pills. 

Heartburn can be an extremely uncomfortable situation. Heartburn refers to the painful burning sensation in your chest. Despite the name, it has actually nothing to do with the heart and is instead is a symptom of an acid reflux. While heartburn pills are an effective way to avoid the burning sensation, there are several home remedies that can help you avoid the unpleasant sensation too.  

1. Chew your food properly: Another quick tip for an acidic tummy is to eat foods that require more chewing and produce more saliva. Your saliva helps in neutralizing the acid that comes up from the stomach.

2. Drink ginger and Tulsi juice before your meals:  "Drinking this concoction ensures proper absorption of food. Ginger is known to absorb excess stomach acid and thus, helps in digestion. It speeds up the process by pushing the food through bowels and so prevents the formation of gas in the stomach," says Shilpa.

3. Sip some water with your meals: Water will help in flushing out the toxins from the oesophagus. Natural drinks like coconut water are especially good in summers to relieve acidity as they have a soothing effect on your stomach. 

4. Add probiotic to your diet: Macrobiotic Nutritionist Shilpa Arora suggests that you must add some form of probiotics to your diet like a bowl of yogurt or a glass of buttermilk. These contain lice enzymes that support your gut bacteria and keep you digestive system healthy.  In fact, you should even replace cream used in some dishes with yogurt.

5. Walk around after your meal: Don't lie down or hit the sack right after finishing your meal. This could force the food back up triggering heartburn. There take a quick walk for about minutes after you eat to help your digestive processes kick-in.

Try these remedies and keep heart burn at bay. 

 

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