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Acidity – Home Remedies – Causes – Symptoms – Foods to avoid and to eat

What is Acidity, how to control and how it is caused ?

acidity home remedies

The level of acid in substances such as water, soil, or wine. Acidity is generally caused by an imbalance between the mechanism for secretion of acid in the stomach and the protective mechanism that ensures the stomach’s safety. The stomach secretes acidic fluid that helps in digestion. But when the secretion of acid exceeds the normal level, it results in a situation termed as acidity.

Acidity how to control and how it is caused ?

To control acidity problem there are some simple home habits . Before coming to the simple methods to check acidity let us see why acidity is caused.Remember –  all  stomach pains need not be acidity. It can be due to several reasons,proper diagnosis is important

Acidity causes – 

  • Empty stomach for a long time or skipping breakfast
  • Inefficient digestive system
  • Eating junk foods, oily and spicy foods
  • Excessive exposure to sun and heat
  • Aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Incompatibility of food
  • Excess acid  secretion
  • Excessive smoking and excessive intake of alcohol
  • Tension, worries and pressure on mind creates more acid in the stomach.

Acidity Symptoms 

  • Heart burn may be felt in cases of acidity
  • Chest pain,Vomiting,,Coughing Dyspepsia,,Belching,Voice change and formation of ulcer in esophagus
    Nausea,Pain in the ears,Inflammation in chest,Respiratory problems,Pain during muscular contractions
  • Burning sensation or pain in the stomach after one to four hours of a meal,Feel hungry frequently,Constant pain in upper abdomen
    Bitter taste in mouth,Loss of appetite

Home remedies to control acidity

Foods to avoid Acidity

foods to avoid acidity