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i have heartburn so bad at night that i cant sleep.. i dont know what i can take, i am 26 weeks . i just wish i could get it to stop.. now my nose is stopped up. i hate to sound like im complaining, but i am.. lol. and solutions

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Asked by jannaboo at 10:05 PM on Sep. 12, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I use lemon juice concentrate. It works well for me.

    Answer by JoyandLove at 10:06 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • Drink a large glass of water at the first sign of heartburn, if the symptoms are not too strong this will help.

    Answer by JoyandLove at 10:08 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • I had seriously bad heartburn when I was pregnant and it was constant until she arrived. I would have to use tums thats pretty much the only thing that worked and try avoiding spicy foods.

    Answer by drs1206 at 10:10 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • Try papaya enzyme; you can buy it at a health food store or a natural food store (like whole foods).

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:15 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • i took tums and benadryl while pregnant made me feel alot better!

    Answer by at 10:30 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • have you ever seen a whole food market around.. they have all kind of things for pregnancy (cures for EVERYTHING).. that are organic ... beside that im sorry im no help.i never had the bad heartburn.

    Answer by de_sly at 10:30 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • tums. . . if it is really really bad ask your doc if they can suggest something stronger. . . also avoid dairy and fatty foods close to bedtime because these foods tend to digest slower and cause more heartburn. . .

    Answer by chrissmom734 at 10:42 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • my dr told me I could take prilosec, but check with your dr first because I don't know if it is safe for everyone in every situation. Please ask your dr first.

    Answer by reava at 10:52 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • I have become a pro at that! I know this may sound bad but I take a tums extra strength 750, 1 maalox, and 1 Pepcid. It has seemed to work quite well for me! I feel like I could spit out fire sometimes its so bad!

    Answer by kriswaddle1214 at 11:07 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • i take pepcid complete and rolaids

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:12 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

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