Calcium carbonate is a mineral that is found naturally in foods. Calcium is necessary for bone formation and maintenance. Calcium carbonate is an antacid commonly used before, during and after pregnancy for sour stomach and indigestion. Since Bismuth Subsalicylate (pepto bismol) is not recommended during pregnancy, calcium carbonate is a preferred product for heartburn.
Calcium carbonate is a mineral that is found naturally in foods. Calcium is necessary for bone formation and maintenance. Calcium carbonate is an antacid commonly used before, during and after pregnancy for sour stomach and indigestion. Since Bismuth Subsalicylate (pepto bismol) is not recommended during pregnancy, calcium carbonate is a preferred product for heartburn. In addition, since so many pregnant women do not or cannot obtain enough calcium through diet, calcium carbonate serves a dual purpose. The recommended dosage is 500-1000mg orally as needed. Tame the Flame! is best absorbed when fully chewed. The light mint flavor is particularly helpful for nausea. Higher doses of calcium as a supplement can cause constipation and caution is advised for those with a history of kidney stones; thus plenty of fluids are advised. Find more details on the Calcium Carbonate OTIS fact sheet.
The only burn you should feel is from doing the downward facing dog!
Do you have a five alarm fire in your chest (aka, heartburn during pregnancy)? Okay, we get it, there’s nothing cutsie about heartburn during pregnancy. Our OB/GYN recommended Tame the Flame! provides safe relief of heartburn during pregnancy.
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Heartburn (acid indigestion) is an irritation of the esophagus that is caused by stomach acid. This can create a burning discomfort in the upper abdomen or below the breastbone.
Classic heartburn symptoms include: a burning sensation that starts at the upper stomach or lower breastbone and progresses upward. Heartburn may occur after a meal or when bending over.
During pregnancy, the placenta produces the hormone progesterone, which relaxes the smooth muscles of the uterus. Progesterone also relaxes the valve that separates the esophagus from the stomach. As a result, gastric acids seep back up and cause an unpleasant burning sensation. Progesterone also slows down the wavelike contractions of the esophagus and intestines, making digestion slower. Later in pregnancy, as the baby grows, the abdominal cavity becomes crowded and pushes the stomach acids back up into the esophagus. Many women start experiencing heartburn and other gastrointestinal discomforts in the second half of pregnancy.
Yes, you should always discuss your symptoms with your doctor.
The active ingredient in Tame The Flame!™ is Calcium Carbonate 500mg. It works by neutralizing stomach acid. It also supplies the body with calcium.
You should show your doctor the Tame The Flame! ™ Ingredient list with the active ingredients.
It is very important to follow the usage instructions for all the healthy mama® products. Do not take more than the recommended dosage. If you still experience symptoms after taking Tame The Flame!™ you should consult your doctor.
Yes, Tame The Flame!™ can be used any time you are experiencing heartburn.
No, Tame The Flame!™ does not contain caffeine.
No, Tame The Flame!™ does not contain gluten.
No, Tame The Flame!™ does not contain animal by products.
No, Tame The Flame!™ does not contain lead.
Some of the side effects of Tame The Flame!™ may include nausea, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, decreased appetite, increased thirst or increased urination. Consult your doctor if you experience any side effects.
Tame The Flame!™ should be stored at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep out of reach of children.
We recommend you tell your doctor about all medications you use before taking Tame The Flame!™.
As always, we recommend checking with your healthcare provider. While some healthcare providers will suggest their patients use these medications, the #1 recommended OB/GYN ingredient is calcium carbonate, the main ingredient in Tame the Flame!™.
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