What is Acid Reflux syndrome?by Reflux MD Acid Reflux Home Treatment Remedies
Acid Reflux is an outcome of hyperacidity in the stomach. It occurs when our stomach starts producing excessive stomach acid in course of digestion of food.
In cosmopolitan stressful hectic lifestyle, people often consume too much fast food quite often over the counter skipping their main food of lunch and dinner. Fast foods like pizza, burger, pastry, patties, sandwich, cokes, etc are frequently taken instead of fish rice or chapati sabji.
Even if the rice chapati or bread is consumed in the main diet, these are often found as excessive oily, fatty or spicy.
It is also found that the food taken is not in proper time, instead quite late in most of the time.
Sleeping late at night for both professional reason and late night entertainment is another major concern for the development of the disease.
As the outcome of the above-mentioned reasons, hyperacidity may start occurring frequently and in due course of time, the acidic content of the stomach could impact the tissue lining of stomach and oesophagus. There is a valve called lower esophageal sphincter which is located between the stomach and the oesophagus. The tissue of the sphincter is badly affected by the acidic content and as result; it gets loose leaving a gap between the stomach and the oesophagus.
The acidic food content then starts moving upwards through the gap into the oesophagus and in many cases, to the throat area. One can often have acidic sour burping and acidic regurgitation in the mouth which is quite an unpleasant experience.
There is a very unpleasant experience often having in the chest
area and it is termed as Heartburn. And the disease altogether is called as
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD.
The common symptoms of Acid Reflux and Heartburn
As it is already mentioned, in Acid Reflux the acidic food content moves upwards through the gap left by the lower esophageal sphincter into the oesophagus region and sometimes even up to the throat area. It results in a very unpleasant occurrence of acidic burping and sour acidic regurgitation inside the mouth of the patient.
One might also have a very unpleasant sensation in the chest area which is called heartburn. One also might have difficulties in swallowing food.
It can also be noticed that one is losing weight quite fast as the
outcome of the disease.
How to overcome the syndrome?
Since the disease of hyperacidity and Acid Reflux has become the phenomena of the modern Cosmopolitan livelihood all over the world it is quite important to understand How To Get Rid Of Acid Reflux.
In overcoming the syndrome one must stop consuming fast food completely. Neither he should go for pizza burger sandwich nor should he opt for chocolates are carbonated drinks.
Instead, one should have rice, fish fishes, fresh vegetables, etc in the main diet. But red meat should be completely avoided. One can opt for having chickens instead. But the vegetables like tomatoes, cabbages, cauliflower etc should be avoided. A hyperacidity patient should also preferably avoid having milk or any milk product.
One should go to bed early at night and rise early in the morning. To go for a morning walk is quite beneficial in overcoming hyperacidity syndrome.
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