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Old 09-01-2009, 11:13 AM   #1
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Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking soda)

Does anyone take baking soda for reflux? It's an old-fashioned remedy that I used to take years ago and take it occasionally now since nothing seems to be working for me. Is it harmful?

 
Old 09-01-2009, 11:51 AM   #2
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Re: Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking soda)

Ruth: I've no idea of the long term effects, but my father in law has terrible heartburn and he will occasionally drink some baking soda in a glass. I have done this about once and I can't recall it really making a huge difference good or bad but that was just once.
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Old 09-01-2009, 01:46 PM   #3
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Re: Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking soda)

Hi, Ruth 3. My Dad always took this remedy with great success when he needed relief. He would mix a teaspoon in a glass of water and drink it. Personally...I've tried this and it really really works...and nearly instantly for me!
Couple considerations I can think of is that if you have high blood pressure, remember that baking soda has lots of salt. Dosage is usually 1/2-1 tsp in a glass of H2O.

 
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