Stomach Ache Remedies - Relieve Stomach Pain
You didn't plan to indulge, but one primo led to a secondo, and then a dolce...and now you're full-to-bursting. Here's how to find some relief—as well as what not to do.
By Corrie Pikul
Original Content | October 02, 2013
Perk Up with Peppermint
Peppermint candy or tea could do more than freshen your breath. Yoshida says that it can also be a great, natural reliever of gas (as well as indigestion and nausea). An important caveat, though: Peppermint isn't a good choice if your meal gave you heartburn, because it produces a chemical that can relax the esophageal sphincter, allowing stomach acid to splash up and exacerbate irritation.
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