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Five tips to help prevent indigestion

Here’s how to prevent indigestion and heartburn, and improve your overall digestive health


  • Avoid rich, spicy, fatty dishes, as well as chocolate, pastry, acidic fruit juices, alcohol and caffeinated drinks.
  • Stop eating three hours before bedtime.
  • Raising the head of your bed with wooden blocks can help prevent acid reflux.



Home Remedies

  • Before meals, drink a glass of water mixed with two or three teaspoons of apple cider vinegar.
  • Baking soda is a natural antacid and can be mixed in a glass of water for instant relief.


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