If you are concerned about possible side effects with prescription drugs or even over-the-counter medications for acidreflux disorder, try combining some of the dietary and lifestyle changes suggestions like avoiding foods rich in fats particularly the canned or processed foods and the fast foods. Acidreflux home remedies also helps if the concern of the patient is the probable side effect of the drugs. They are an all-natural way to alleviate occasional heartburn symptoms or as a preventive practice although not all of them may work for you, but some definitely will. Acid reflux is a highly individual condition that takes many different forms and has many different causes, and a remedy that works wonders for one person, does nothing for another, or might even make another person feel worse. Treatment is a trial and error process wherein you try a suggestion and see whether it works for you, and if it does not you try something else. Remember that this is a rather frustrating prospect but unfortunately, there is no other way. Also, you should always remember that these are home remedies, if your symptoms persist or even worsen, it is strongly recommended that you consult your physician. It is highly recommended though to take a lot of water because it will dilute the stomach acid and wash down anything that might have reached the esophagus, so a big glass of water or two after meals might do the trick. And remember to avoid milk for this will provide a little relief but will produce more acid in the stomach.