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A.Vogel Talks Acid reflux

Find out all you need to know about acid reflux and how to combat those dreaded symptoms!

Join experts Eileen Durward and Ali Cullen in the beautiful A.Vogel garden as they talk all about digestion including their tips on how to improve your digestion and how bitter herbs can make a huge difference to helping your digestive problems.


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  • Ray Nair's photo avatar
    Ray Nair — 17.10.2017 13:20
    I have this problem for sometime and presently on PPI which apparently has frightening side effects but doctor says dont worry about this as he takes himself. Must try your product.


    • Ali's photo avatar
      Ali — 17.10.2017 14:29
      Hi Ray, Firstly, please don't worry as this is not good for your digestion! Secondly, most medications have some risks attached but for many people the risks are outweighed by the benefits - maybe this is the case for your doctor. You could talk to him about the relative risks in your case, and also about the possibility of trying natural remedies first in order to see if they help you without the risks that are worrying you. Best Wishes, Ali


  • Beverley's photo avatar
    Beverley — 14.10.2017 14:12
    I have realy bad pain in my chest before and after i eat i also have ibs i wondered how to get rid of pain


    • Ali's photo avatar
      Ali — 16.10.2017 06:44
      Hi Beverley, The first step is to check with your doctor to identify the root of the problem. It sounds like an acid issue but there are various possibilities, and it's important to know exactly what is going on (e.g. the state of your oesophageal sphincter) before going into any treatment. Best Wishes, Ali


  • Dwayne Jones 's photo avatar
    Dwayne Jones — 23.07.2017 15:54
    What can I do to get rid of acid reflux


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      Ali — 24.07.2017 09:12
      Hi Dwayne, depending on the likely cause of your symptoms, a multidisciplinary approach may be required for managing acid reflux. As you can read on our pages above, it is important to consider what you are eating, but also eating habits. Next, bitter herbs can be very useful when taken daily before meals, and Silicol Gel may come in useful for instances of flare ups.


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