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I am a male age 33. I am suffering from acidity from around 2 years. I have tried all ph inhibitor drugs like pantoprazole etc but of no use. I never smoke/drink and eat very less spice food. I don't even eat out more then once a month. Please help. Sachin.
I'm a 21 y/o male. I have left upper quadrant pain while eating and after eating. I have been having this for the past three days. It feels like I'm having a gas filled stomach. Pain doesn't radiate to the back and the shoulder blade. What is my problem? Please help me out.
I am Having severe motions vomiting digestion problem and not feeling hungry if I feel also able to take only small quantity of food and my stomach is full and digestion problems are there.
Hi sir, now my age is 31, digestion capacity is very much decreased with comparing than last year. Other than this, there is no health problem. Suggest me what to do, which medicine need to take.
What is acidity?
Acidity is a group of symptoms that is caused by excess acid that is produced by the gastric glands present in the stomach. Gastric or hydrochloric acid is produced naturally in the stomach. This helps in digestion and breaking down of food. Excess production of this acid is triggered due to acidic foods, dehydration, alcohol and stress, thus giving rise to acidity.
In case of acidity, the excess acid moves up from the stomach to the food pipe. Uncomfortable symptoms include heaviness, sour taste in the mouth along with burning sensations in the throat or stomach.
Causes of acidity:
- Binge eating.
- Consuming food stuff like chocolates, fatty food, spicy food, non-vegetarian food and coffee.
- Smoking, tobacco chewing, alcohol.
- Intake of medicines like aspirin, antibiotics, NSAIDs.
- Stress and depression.
- GERD (Gastro oesophageal reflux disease), peptic ulcer
How does homeopathy address this issue?
The homeopathic mode of treatment offers a complete cure of acidity with natural medicines. Homeopathic medicines for acidity are effective in treating both acute and chronic cases of acidity. The various antacids prescribed in the conventional mode offer only a temporary relief, while homeopathic treatment promises to give a permanent cure for acidity. Homeopathic medicines help in strengthening the sphincter at the junction of the oesophagus and stomach. This prevents the reflux of acid stomach contents into the oesophagus and throat, thus aiding in establishing a cure of acidity.
It is a popular system of medicine which follows a holistic approach without any side effect. Homeopathy addresses the underlying causes of the symptom so that the administration of a remedy can stimulate the individual’s immune system and hence, aid the body in healing itself. When an appropriate medication for the treatment of acidity is chosen, every aspect of the patient should be taken into consideration.
Homeopathy, being a non-toxic form of medication, can be very useful for treating acidity. Some of the medications are discussed below:
- Carbo Veg: It is one of the most common homeopathic medications that is used to treat gas that is formed inside the stomach during a bout of acidity.
- Natrum Carb: This can be used be used to relieve the acidity resulting from reactions occurring in the food pipe. A calculated dosage of “natrum carb” helps in calming down the reactions that take place in the food pipe and thus, relieves you from the resulting discomfort.
- Nux Vomica: This is a popular homeopathic medication that is used to address various forms of stomach ache, including pains resulting from acidity.
- Arsenicum album: This is used to treat symptoms such as a burning sensation in the stomach along with the food moving up to the oesophagus. This burning pain is felt all along the food pipe right up to the throat.
These are just a few of the commonly used Homeopathic remedies and are mentioned only to create awareness about the effectiveness of Homeopathic medicines for Acidity. It is not advisable to resort to self-medication for any disease.
Sir I have irritation in my chest from last 2 and 3 days with acidity .please suggest how to get release from this.
I have a PCOD problem and I am on birth control pills. It's been 3 days now since I finished the pills but no sign of my period. I am feeling bloated and have sugar cravings. Please advise.
I am 52 years old. I have gall bladder stones and i am suffering with migrane head ache but no bp, no sugar .can you guide me.
Doctor I have a problem of gastric no food is going on my stomach is creating problem so can you please suggests any medicine to help my stomach.
I am 31 years old, married. Skinny, don't feel hunger for 12 years. Live52, aristozyme, aptivate many hunger enzyme taken under supervision of physician. Still poor digestion. please tell me about three meal. What to eat in breakfast, lunch or dinner. I suffer from internal weakness. Thanks .
Whether waking up early from bed results in gas problem. My bed time was 11 pm to 8 am. But from one week I sleep from 10 pm to 6 am and then I go for a walk of 45 minutes. And I feel excessive gas problem from the first day. Please give some suggestions.
I have indigestion problem and feel gas in my stomach almost all times. Please prescribe for a permanent cure.
1.Learn how to eat
The first step to controlling IBS is eating properly. And not just what you eat, but when and how. Eat little and often and at regular times.
Your digestive system will then get into a good routine and eating smaller amounts will avoid bloating and diarrhoea.
Also eat slowly. Gulping food quickly can make you swallow air, which results in wind and bloating. Chew well and drink lots of water.
2 Change your pattern
Eat your biggest meals earlier in the day and have a light evening meal. Also have foods that are harder to digest like raw fruit and vegetables before 4pm.
3 Soothe yourself
Different herbs and supplements can ease the symptoms of IBS. Calcium supplements are thought to counteract diarrhoea as it slows down gut contractions.
Experts recommend linseed for constipation, while artichoke can help digestive complaints, especially after eating fatty foods.
Finally, taking 500mg of turmeric extract once a day can also help because of its anti-inflammatory properties.
4 Keep on moving
Regular exercise can reduce bloating and constipation in IBS sufferers. Even 30 minutes of moderate exercise like brisk walking or yoga five times a week will help.
5 Peppermint oil
Taken in tea, oil, herb or capsule form, peppermint oil can help alleviate symptoms by relaxing the intestinal muscles.
Peppermint tea bags are readily available or just add a few drops of oil to half a glass of warm water.
6 Try different things
There are a number of complementary therapies that might ease symptoms, including reflexology, aromatherapy, massage, acupressure and yoga.
Find one that suits you.
7 Be prepared
Many sufferers dread going out for meals for fear the stress will trigger symptoms. But planning ahead is key.
First, find out where the loo is as soon as you arrive so you know you can get there easily if you need to.
Try to have a look at the menu before you go so you can carefully pick out the safest foods for you. Lots of restaurants have their menus online.
If you’re afraid of things going wrong, take some preventative medication before you go out.
Don’t overeat. Finally, relax as stress could risk an attack.
8 Black pepper
It might not seem that powerful, but black pepper can make a big difference.
Black pepper oil soothes cramps and relieves wind and also stimulates a sluggish digestive system.
9 Breathe slowly
Some people swallow air when they’re anxious, adding to the problem of wind and bloating.
Learn to control this by practising abdominal breathing.
Sit comfortably with your shoulders lowered and relaxed. Breathe in slowly through both nostrils and count to five, expanding your tummy.
Hold for five seconds and then exhale to a count of five, drawing your stomach in.
10 Sleep tight
Too little sleep or poor sleep has been shown to have a direct impact on the severity of IBS, so avoid caffeine later in the day.