Heartburn or GERD can Kill

Heartburn is a common annoyance. The busy lifestyle, quick meals, fatty or spicy foods all contribute to the occasional need of a chewable pain reliever. The acceptance of heartburn as an inconvenient, but natural, part of the daily grind can blind you to the warning that a severe heartburn symptom can bring.

Heartburn as a Disorder

Heartburn can be a symptom as well as a disorder. Simple heartburn or GERD can be controlled and dealt with. However, heartburn can signal the presence of a much more serious problem. If it’s heartburn, you will have a burning sensation in the chest usually after eating. There may be a spread of the burning to the throat, sometimes accompanied by a bad taste, difficulty in swallowing, belching, coughing, hoarseness and/or wheezing.

It can become worse by lying down or bending over or by eating. Relief can come from an antacid. While the more severe heartburn symptoms may be mistaken for a heart attack, simple heartburn is usually not made worse by exercise. If there is any concern that the pain may signal a heart attack, get help quickly.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Easing Gingivitis Or Gum Disease With Herbal Remedies

By Rai Micht

Everybody has a diversity of dental bacteria. Some posses more than others. Dental bacteria helps start the digestive process. However, overflow of bacteria is discovered to cause more than tooth decay, gingivitis and gum disease. Therefore, although you do not have gingivitis or gum disease, knowing how to control plaque-causing bacteria can be vital.

Anaerobic bacteria lives in your plaque and cause your gums to inflame, bleed, and separate from your teeth. You can also have bad breath when you have gingivitis or gum disease. In more severe cases, your gums become sore, teeth hurt, gums recede, and teeth loosen. To stop the inflammation and gum separation use this natural remedy to kill some of these bacteria and strengthen your gums in your mouth.

- 2 parts white oak bark herb - powder

- 1 part myrrh gum herb - powder or granules

- 3/4 part Peppermint leaves converted to powder

- " part herb of anise - powder or seeds

- 1/8 part clove - powdered

When herbs and leaves aren't in powder form, grind them in a coffee grinder. You can use this to make as much powder as you prefer.

Put the mixture in a small container. You can use a tablespoon as a measuring tool. For instance, 2 tablespoons of white oak, 1 tablespoon of myrrh gum, tablespoon of peppermint leaves, and so on. Measurements don't have to be accurate.

How to apply it:

To balance dental bacteria, use this powder once a week. With gingivitis or gum disease, you could use this 3 times a day. Put some powder on your toothbrush and brush your teeth and gums. After brushing spit out a couple of times, the saliva and residue powder. Don't wash off your mouth since to keep the active herb powders inside your mouth. Swallowing any powder remaining in your mouth is no problem. mains in your mouth with no problem.

The powder combination can be acrid, nevertheless it is potent and efficient. Putting in more peppermint powder may make it less acrid, if you prefer.

For severe cases of gingivitis or gum disease, you can also moist some powder with distilled water and then place the paste all along the your teeth and gums - front and back. Leave the paste in your mouth as long as you can. Dont worry about the herbs getting in between your teeth. This remedy works. There have been other clients that have used this remedy for a month and successfully avoided having the dentist apply gingivitis treatment. In cases of severe gingivitis or gum disease, go see your dentist and at the same time use this remedy.

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1 comment:

Stephanie Stiles said...

Having some remedies to ease your gingivitis is really a proper way to minimize your gingivitis problems.