Cottage cheese and Farmer cheese
This was one of the best heartburn relieving foods for me. Since it is milk based - it is alkaline with lots of calcium and it naturally reduces acid in your stomach. And it is not liquid as milk but solid which causes it to absorb acid better.
Cottage cheese could be easily found in your local grocery store (pick organic - it usually tastes better). Farmer cheese is not that easy to find - but you can look for it in Russian or Eastern European delis and local farms.
Mineral spring water in Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary is one of the oldest and largest health spas in Europe. It was founded in the year 1358 by the then emperor Charles IV and it was under his rule that Karlovy Vary had flourished. Situated at the confluence of the two rivers, Tepla and Ohe, in the Zapadoeske region of Western Bohemia, Karlovy Vary's hot medicinal mineral water spring is famous in the world for its very effective curing value of stomach ailments. The mineral water is one of the hottest in the world with temperatures ranging from 42°C to 72°C. A large number of tourists visit this place every year.
I spent 3 weeks in Karlovy Vary and it was the most relaxing experience I ever had in my life. They offer excellent inexpensive Spa services (inexpensive means 3-4 times cheaper than in US) and great light diets for your stomach. They will offer a free doctor consultation several times through your trip to give you advices on how to improve your lifestyle to get your health under control. If you like Germany you may consider Baden-Baden resorts which provides about the same experience but in German environment and for considerably more money.
Creamy oatmeal cereal
I always switch to oatmeal cereal in the morning once my stomach starts worrying me. I specifically recommend creamy one because it will coat your stomach and protect it from an acid. It is better to go with organic and minimally processed cereal since it is better for your health and stomach too.
It is ok to use them for an occasional relief. But it doesn't work for a long time and will completely stop working after several days of using. There are some antacids with coating effects which will work better. Also most of them will leave quite bad taste in the mouth.
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