Monday, 28 January 2013

Acidity

Acidity

People complain of acidity,gas,burrps. Many a times you do not eat anything through out the day, just 2 square meals thats it and nothing at all, and still have lots of gas and acidity, how does this happen. Your stomach keeps secreting juices to digest food and when it does not get any food to act on it acts on stomach linning which causes acidity, heartburn i.e the presence of excess acid in the stomach .


Other causes
Intake of rich and spicy foods
No proper eating technique, eating speedily, under stress
Inappropriate sleep
Too much of tea intake
Alcohol

Remedy for Acidity

Take a small part of jaggery (gur) in your jaws and slowly suck it.
Take watermelon, banana or cucumber each hour.
When you feel heartburn, take few almonds
Acquire one piece of clove and suck on it gradually
Chew up a few basil (tulsi ) leaves
Have lemon water with mint n ginger


Try and correct the root cause, whether it is too much caffeine or long gaps between meals, you won't then need to search for any remedy. 

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