How to control acidity at work
Unless you’ve won the lottery, you probably have to work for a living! While that’s fine – and work can even be very fulfilling – getting heartburn or acid reflux at work can really dampen your mood.
Like many people, you may find that stress, or a lack of sleep, can trigger your acidity symptoms or make them worse. Not eating well is another common cause of problems – let’s face it, sometimes we’re just too busy to have a proper break at lunchtime and eat something healthy, or we’re tempted by sweet snacks during the day.
Here are four simple ways to help avoid acidity symptoms at work.
How to control acidity at school or university
There’s no doubt that high school and university are more stressful than they used to be. The pressure of exams and assignment deadlines can make many students feel anxious. Add to that the long hours of study and it’s no wonder acidity symptoms are quite common.
So what can you do to avoid or reduce symptoms like heartburn and acid reflux? Here are some things to try.
How to control acidity when traveling
There’s nothing like travel to stimulate the senses and reinvigorate the soul. It’s no wonder it’s one of the most popular things people do, no matter where they live around the world.
Unfortunately though, travel can have a downside. Moving into different time zones, disrupting your usual routines and eating different foods can all lead to digestive upsets, including heartburn and acid reflux.
With a little planning and by following these tips, you can minimise the chances of having acidity problems ruin your travelling experience.
What else can help control acidity?
If our lifestyle tips aren’t enough to help you avoid acidity symptoms, you may get relief from an antacid. Antacids are generally good to try before other treatments because they’re readily available from pharmacies and easy to use.
Antacids, like Eno, work by neutralising the acid in your stomach (gastric acid) and they tend to provide relief very quickly.1
Where to find out more
If acidity symptoms are getting in the way of your everyday life, we hope we’ve been able to help.
For those times when you still get symptoms, it may be worth trying an antacid like ENO to get quick relief. You can find out about how ENO can help here.
Please remember to see your doctor if you have persistent or particularly severe symptoms.
*Clinical study with ENO demonstrated start in increase of gastric pH within 6 seconds
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