Avoid peppermint tea

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Lots of people think drinking peppermint will help ease their heart burn or acid reflux since it is a natural digestive aid. But it actually relaxes the muscles that keep stomach acid from going back up into the esophagus so will worsen your acid reflux! If you have heartburn, don't reach for that peppermint tea to help you feel better.

What You'll Need

  • Chamomile tea
  • Licorice tea

What You'll Do

  • Choose other caffeine-free herbal tea

Tips & Warnings

  • If symptoms persist, do see your doctor.
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