365 Days of Hypochondria

And other personal happenings.

Apple Cider Vinegar Capsules (Day 228)

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Once upon a time, hot sauce was my favourite food. I wish that ten word story had a happy ending. Instead, my love of hot sauce gave me an annoying case of acid reflux. Now I try to avoid the stuff. One of the side affects of my acid reflex is an ultra-annoying persistent cough. Luckily, I’ve found something that helps me.

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At first I didn’t think these supplements would work. At first, I’d take one during the day, and I would feel better for about fifteen minutes, and then my cough would return. Last night though, I took one before I went to bed. It not only helped me intensely but I also didn’t cough at all today! (Another plus is that they are high in potassium.)

I took one again tonight because my cough came back as I settled into bed. I’m going to try this out for a little longer and I will let you know how it goes. Acid reflux sounds like an old man’s disease. I can’t even believe I have it, so anything to ease it makes me happy.

My mother also has acid reflux, and she finds that mixing straight apple cider vinegar with water helps too. I like the capsules because you don’t get that sour taste and they are super convenient.

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10 thoughts on “Apple Cider Vinegar Capsules (Day 228)

  1. great to know you and finding them useful. However, I don’t think the ‘hot sauce’ would be responsible for the cough. You’re correct in thinking that apple cider vinegar can help with acid reflux but i think its pretty safe to assume the cough is a separate unrelated issue. Wishing you a speedy recovery. ACV HUB

    • My mother has the same issue. It’s from all the acidy foods we used to eat. It’s obviously a culmination of things but I literally ate hot sauce (listed as a “bad food” for those with acid reflux) with every meal and eating it only makes things worse as I have noticed. Coughing is indeed a symptom of reflux, it’s actually one of the many ‘silent symptoms’. You are especially prone to coughing if you have also experienced asthma, as we both have. I am pretty aware of my own body and I have done my research already. Thanks for your comment!

  2. It’s a constant clearing of the throat, or cough. So annoying, and for me it’s definitely part of acid reflux. Apple cider vinegar mixed in water brings immediate relief. So thankful that I found that solution. Glad it’s working for you too Kira.

  3. Ok I think I’m convinced to buy these… Apple cider vinegar is like a wonder supplement. I actually use it in my hair, leave it in for 10-15 minutes, rinse it out (very well!!!!) and it leaves my hair silky and gets rid of build up. Great stuff.

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