In general, the risk of using apple cider vinegar for acid reflux is minimal. Many people drink it daily for blood sugar control, weight loss, and more without experiencing adverse effects. That said, no research confirms that it is safe to use in the long-term.
For some people, apple cider vinegar makes heartburn worse. Those who have a very irritated food pipe may experience further burning and irritation after drinking vinegar.
People who wish to try apple cider vinegar for mild reflux can mix between a teaspoon and a tablespoon of the vinegar into a glass of water. Taking this before or after meals may reduce acid reflux symptoms in some people.
Side effects of drinking apple cider vinegar，Aside from the risk of making heartburn worse, apple cider vinegar has the potential to erode tooth enamel. To protect the teeth, always dilute the vinegar and take it with a meal. Follow up apple cider vinegar tonics with a mouth rinse or use a straw.