He has been published in "Today's Dietitian," "Food Essentials" and "Eating Well Magazine," among others. A medicine which reduces the amount of acid made in your stomach is a common treatment and usually works well. 2008;135:1383-1 Do you have heartburn every now and thenafter a big, spicy meal, for example? This kind of heartburn is uncomfortable, but it is not serious. Note: The FDA has issued a warning on Pepcid AC for Natural remedies stomach acid reflux with kidney problems - see below in the Medications section. About two thirds of otherwise healthy infants spit up because of their physiology "happy spitters" ; these infants have simple gastroesophageal reflux GER rather than true gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD , which is characterized by troublesome symptoms or complications eg, irritability, weight loss, refusing to eat, coughing, or wheezing . Bending over or a slumping posture can make the symptoms worse. Your GP may be able to prescribe an alternative medicine. Read more Osteopathy, chiropractic and Alexander Technique are therapies that aim to realign your posture. However, everyone is different, so the best plan is to take notice of anything you eat or drink that might be aggravating your symptoms.