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Last Updated: 25th Feb 2024

How can you stop having heartburn after eating spicy foods?

Heartburn Prevention - Chew Gum
Saliva is a natural digestive aid that helps to move food down the esophagus. It can also help with heartburn symptoms. You can increase salivation by chewing gum after eating or experiencing heartburn . However, mint-flavored gums should be avoided as they can relax the stomach's valves.



Many people also wonder why spicy foods cause heartburn.

Spicy Foods Heartburn is a common problem with spicy foods. Capsaicin is a compound found in spicy foods that can slow down digestion. This can cause heartburn by causing food to sit longer in the stomach (19).

The next question is: How do you stop having heartburn after eating? These are some tips:

  1. Use antacids or other medications to reduce acid production.
  2. Keep a healthy weight
  3. You can chew gum that's not peppermint or spearmint-flavored.
  4. Avoid alcohol.
  5. Stop smoking.
  6. Do not overeat and eat slowly.
  7. After eating, remain upright for at most two hours.
  8. Don't wear tight clothes.

Do Tums offer any help when you eat spicy food?

This is why spicy foods can be so strong and can cause heartburn. For quick relief from heartburn caused by spicy foods or other trigger foods, TUMS Chewy Bites is a good choice.

Does drinking water help heartburn?

The truth about Acid Reflux Heartburn: Water is best when it's not. This is because acid from the stomach flows back into the esophagus. Water can provide relief . It can increase the pH level in the stomach. Some people believe it can reduce acid reflux and alleviate symptoms.