It Is Not Always Triggered By Spicy Food
Read any heartburn guide and it’ll tell you that avoiding spicy food is the key to keeping reflux symptoms at bay. Turns out, that’s not necessarily true. Studies stress that changing your diet may not always be necessary for dealing with acid reflux.
However, it’s important that you find out whether spicy food is a trigger for acid reflux for you or not through trial and error. For some people, chilies and cayenne pepper can irritate the gut lining and trigger reflux, but that is not necessarily true for everyone.