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heartburn poll

--- If you've ever had heartburn in your life, how did you treat it?

I've been having heartburn for a while, it goes up and down. the past few days have been bad..
i've tried prilosec before, it worked for some time but then it made me really sick. i don't really like being on drugs.

i guess the only other option is to change my diet. but i'm having a really really hard time sticking to a bland, salad rich diet. sigh. but today's a new day, I'll go to central market and grab more greens. maybe more cheese.. or something to trick me to eat it.

*feeling sorry for myself*

update: so i went to central market, got myself fresh celery and cumcumber juice.. and spent lots of money buying salads, dressing, things to trick me to eat salad like proscuitto, pancetta, blue cheese, brie, piave.. and other proteins (ox-tail).. I love meat. So hopefully I can get on a low-carb, high fiber, protein diet.

I guess I've to trick myself into eating fruits and cheese for dessert, like the french. instead of my fav chocolates.



Jan. 16th, 2008 08:35 pm (UTC)
thanks for your feedback!

hopefully if i go the diet route, my body will heal itself enough to be able to handle chocolate again.
Jan. 17th, 2008 01:03 am (UTC)
My karate teacher had really bad heartburn and none of the meds seemed to do any good. She went with the change the diet approach, and apparently that worked wonders for her. However, once she was better, I THINK (not 100% positive) that she could eat some of the "bad" foods in moderation.
Jan. 17th, 2008 01:52 am (UTC)
do you know what her diet was like?..

i miss chocolate already.
Jan. 17th, 2008 02:03 am (UTC)
I will ask. If you don't hear from in a few days, ping me. Just replying to this thread should send me an email. (I have become more forgetful)