Sometimes I drink this product called Gingera to help with my acid reflux. It contains sodium bicarbonate. Is sodium bicarbonate a concern only if swished in the mouth? Or is there bad effects when just drinking it as well?
Thank you, R
I don't know the answer to this!Problems with baking soda seem to affect women more than men- their gums just recede and disappear.If you have any signs of gum recession - I would consider this may be an issue. I would look to xylitol to help protect your teeth from this product and also to help get rid of your acid reflux.I would suggest you eliminate sorbitol in all forms ( diet drinks, commercial diet candies and chewing gums) and replace with products that are all natural and contain xylitol. Sorbitol is in many things - unfortunately it has the ability to grow plaque bacteria I have often seen acid reflux symptoms associated with this.Sorry I cannot give you a definitive answer - hope this helps, Ellie
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