There are many remedies, both over-the-counter and prescription, that are used to treat heartburn and GERD, and many people find helpful. For others, they want an alternate, natural way of treating their heartburn. These range from folk and homeopathic remedies to healthy diets to lifestyle changes.
Proton Pump Inhibitors[ br] Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of prescription medications that prevent the release of acid in the stomach and intestines. Doctors prescribe PPIs to treat people with heartburn (acid reflux), ulcers of the stomach or intestine, or excess stomach acid (Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome).