Up next in Digestion & Stomach Problems (24 videos)
Find out what's causing your stomach or intestinal distress, how to treat it, and how to prevent it from happening again, with these videos.
You Will Need
- Peppermint or chamomile tea
- Cider vinegar
- Toast or crackers
- Over-the-counter medications
- Relaxation techniques
Reach for relief
Grab a cola or brew an herbal tea, such as peppermint or chamomile.
Try ginger or cider vinegar
Try ginger in any form, such as ginger ale, to reduce symptoms. Or take a spoonful of cider vinegar.
Avoid certain liquids and foods
Avoid milk, coffee, alcohol, and food. When you start to feel better, eat something bland such as crackers or dry toast, and only in small quantities.
Try over-the-counter medications
Try over-the-counter antacids for heartburn and indigestion if home remedies don’t work.
Try relaxation methods
Meditate and do breathing exercises to reduce stress, which can tie up your digestive system in knots.
Wait it out
Wait a few hours and your stomach will likely feel much better. Ah, relief!