In this article we are going to discuss about –
1 Acidity, acid reflux or heartburn etc.
2 Reason of acidity , acid reflux or heartburn
3 Symptoms of Heartburn
4 What are heartburn acid reflux home remedies?
5 Precautions for heartburn.
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Acidity , Acid Reflux or Heartburn
Acidity, acid reflux or Heartburn all three are synonymous. In our alimentary canal (mouth to anus) near the entrance of stomach a valve composed of muscle is called the Lower Esophageal Sphincter(LES). Normally this valve get closed when the food particles get passed in the stomach. But somehow if this valve does not closes then the acid produced in our stomach to digest food particles moves in the esophagus. Due to this symptoms arises such as burning chest pain which is known as Heartburn. If these symptoms arises twice in a weak then this is known as Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease(GERD) also known as Acid reflux disease.
Reason of Acidity, Acid reflux or Heartburn
Reason behind Heartburn, acidity or acid reflux is movement of Stomach and Lower Esophageal Sphincter above the diaphragm. This stomach abnormality is known as Hiatal Hernia.
(Diaphragm – A muscle which separates your chest and abdomen)
If you have Hiatal Hernia then acid from your stomach moves towards your esophagus and causes acid reflux, acidity or heartburn.
• Eating heavy and large meals and lying down after meal.
• Eating citrus fruits , tomato, chocolate, garlic, onion, spicy food or junk food substances
• Drinking coffee, alcohol, carbonated beverages
• In pregnant ladies who are taking aspirin, ibuprofen.
Symptoms of Heartburn
• Burning pain which moves from your stomach to your abdomen or chest and also in throat which causes a sour or bitter tasting acid backups into your mouth
• Black stool and black vomiting
• Narrowing of Esophagus
• Weight loss for unknown reasons
• Dry cough.
If these symptoms are arises please consult with your doctor and physician and do some pre steps describe below to get relief.
What are Heartburn Acid reflux Home Remedies ?
Amla ( Emblica officinalis )-
Amla is a Pitta or Kapha suppressor apart from this amla contains high amount of Vitamin C which helps in healing of injured stomach lining and esophagus.
How to use Amla
Use one teaspoon of Amla Powder teice a day before one hour of meal. It helps you to relief in acidity.
Ginger ( Zingiber Officinale )-
Ginger helps in improvement of digestion and a aid in better absorption and essimilation of nutrients. Ginger increase secretion of mucus in esophagus which protect your stomach from ulcers.
How to use Ginger
Chew a small piece of ginger to get relief from acidity. If you don’t like the taste of ginger than boil it in water and drink this water. And you can also crush it and mix it with sugar, honey and suck it. It will surely helps you to get relief from heartburn.
Pudina ( Mentha piperita )-
Pudina helps in improvement of digestion, slower down the secretion of acid inside the stomach and also helps in appetite improvement . Pusina is having acooling effect which cools down the burning pain due to acid reflux.
How to use
If acid reflux symptoms are arising than take few leaves of mint and boil in water and drink this water which helps you in relief of acid reflux and also helps in indigestion or increases appetite.
Elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum )-
Elaichi is very famous to maintain all three doshas- Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Elaichi stimulate digestion and relieve stomach spasm. It helps in soothing the inner lining of stomach due to excessive acid production.
How to use
Boil elaichi in water and drinks it. You can also use elaichi in tea also. It will surely helps to get relief in heartburn.
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum )-
Bitter taste of clove when touches the buds of your tongue which produces excess saliva which helps in cooling of acid and improve digestion.
How to use
Just Chew a piece of clove to get relief from acid reflux. When you chew the clove juice released lower the acid reflux.
Jirak ( Cuminum cyminum )-
Jirak is also having the propertie to induce excessive secretion of saliva which increase digestion, improve metabolism and helps in relieves of gas also. It surely going to solve acid reflux problem. Jirak is having calming effect on irritated stomach o esophagus.
How to use
Chew few seeds of Jirak to get relief from acidity and boil in water and drink this water. This tip going to give you relief from heartburn.
Tulsi ( Ocimum Sanctum )-
Leaves of Tulsi stimulate your stomach to produce more mucous which is having antiulcer properties and reduces the effect of acid reflux. It is going to solve your heartburn problem.
Bananas ( Musa acuminate )-
Banana is a rich source of potassium and helps in balancing of acid in stomach. Banana is also induce mucous secretion which helps you to get relief in acid reflux. Banana is also high in fiber content and helps in digestion.
How to use
Ripened Banana eating gives you to relief in acid reflux. More potassium content is antidote of acid.
Cold milk is very good source to get relief from acidity, acid reflux or heartburn. Milk is having high amount of calcium that helps in decreasing acid secretion and neutralize the excess acid. Cold milk provides instant relief from acid reflux.
Precautions for Heartburn
• Do not eat heavy and large meals and lying down after meal.
• Exercise regularly
• Do not eat citrus fruits , tomato, chocolate, garlic, onion, spicy food or junk food substances
• Do not drink coffee, alcohol, carbonated beverages
How to use
Use only cold milk with no additive like sugar but you can mix up a tea spoon of ghee for effective remedies.
In this article I am tried my best to explain acidity definition, acidity meaning, acidity symptoms, acidity home remedies and how to cure acidity.
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