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OTC Heartburn

A series of New Year followed by many of us with abundant feasts. And we often do not limit ourselves in these days in the consumption of fatty and spicy foods, sweets, fizzy drinks and alcohol is why it is not surprising that in the second decade of January, sharply increasing the number of complaints to heartburn. The stomach can not handle the load, and there is an unpleasant burning sensation, pain or discomfort behind the breastbone, which goes from the bottom up. In order to restore balance, be excluded from the daily diet fatty and spicy foods, pickles, chocolate, coffee and strong tea, and foods containing mint, onion, garlic and hot spices. It is desirable at this time minimize consumption of tomatoes and oranges.

But most importantly – no alcohol and nicotine. Must be regularly fed, do not forget to have breakfast and do not move out at night. If you experience symptoms of heartburn, the most effective treatment is a modern technique of OTC medicines. These drugs can quickly and effectively to cope with feelings of burning and discomfort. OTC medicines Heartburn divided by its composition of two types – antacids and alginates. Antacids – are drugs that neutralize the hydrochloric acid that is part of the gastric juice for a short time, up to 30 minutes.

Neutralization of increased stomach acidity can affect the body, because the acid balance needed for the natural process of digestion and to protect the body from bacteria and viruses. Acid after neutralization is transformed into carbon dioxide, which is manifested unpleasant burping and bloating. Alginates – act differently. These are preparations with a unique mechanism of action, getting into the stomach, they form on his surface of the protective gel barrier, which prevents the release of acid into the esophagus. The action of alginate drug lasts up to 4 hours. Alginates do not meddle in the digestion process and have no side effects. Through that alginates are natural releases of Components (from Lat. alga – sea grass), vydylennymi from algae. their security is so high that they can primensyatsya even during beremnnosti and lactation. At administered after a meal alginates produce on the surface of the stomach, creating a protective gel barrier-neutral, which prevents the release of acid, which causes heartburn, into the esophagus. The action of alginate drug lasts up to 4 hours. And most importantly – alginates have no side effects do not affect the process of digestion and absorption by other medications. Unlike antacids, alginates – absolutely harmless medication, provided, of course, compliance with the recommended dosage. Therefore, they are designed for a wide range of patients. For example, a suspension of heartburn Geviskon from natural seaweed are recommended for children age 12 and pregnant women in all trimesters. This is the first facility in the Russian market, which does not affect the level of acidity in the stomach and the digestive process. In addition, this spring a new, more convenient, form of the drug – in Geviskon tablets that are easy to take with you wherever you go. According to Russia's largest research holding "ROMIR" 9 out of 10 pharmacists recommend Geviskon to use their friends and family as the most the best means to alleviate heartburn. Geviskon – instant freedom from heartburn!




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