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Are there any other natural treatments for heartburn?

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Melatonin, a supplement used to aid sleep, has been suggested to help relieve heartburn. But the research is conflicting as to whether it is effective for this or any other gastrointestinal symptoms.

From: Natural Home Remedies for Heartburn WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Gastrointestinal Association: "Heartburn."

Richter, J. , September 2007. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America

Nilsson, M. December 2004. Gut,

Pereira, R. , October 2006. Journal of Pineal Research

Moazzez, R. , November 2005. Journal of Dental Research

Klupinska, G. , November 2006. Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology

Kligler, B. , April 2007. American Family Physician

Rakel, D. . Saunders Elsevier, 2007. Integrative Medicine

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 10, 2017

SOURCES:

American Gastrointestinal Association: "Heartburn."

Richter, J. , September 2007. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America

Nilsson, M. December 2004. Gut,

Pereira, R. , October 2006. Journal of Pineal Research

Moazzez, R. , November 2005. Journal of Dental Research

Klupinska, G. , November 2006. Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology

Kligler, B. , April 2007. American Family Physician

Rakel, D. . Saunders Elsevier, 2007. Integrative Medicine

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 10, 2017

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