GERD
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Gastro esophageal reflux disease is a disorder in which the acidic contents of the stomach enters in to the esophagus

It is also called acid regurgitation or gastroesophageal reflux

 

Symptoms:

They manifest as

  • Heart burn
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Regurgitation
  • Bloating of abdomen
  • Pain or discomfort in chest
  • Bad breath
  • Sour taste in mouth
  • Intolerance to certain foods

Causes:

  • Lax Lower Esophageal sphincter
  • Irregular intake of foods
  • Lack of proper sleep
  • Lack of Physical activities
  • Intake of high fat foods
  • Alcohol, smoking, coffee, Tea, procured foods, carbonated drinks

GERD

Homoeopathic treatment

Conventional Treatment

Decreases Heart burn Decreases Heart burn
Reduces abdominal discomfort and bloatedness Reduces discomfort
Permanent cure Temporary relief
Specific remedy for each person selected on the basis of both physical and mental generals of the person Common medicines prescribed to all persons
Natural/potentized medicines Synthetic/concentrated medicines
Nil side effects Chain of side effects

Treatment Prognosis:

  • Heart burn & bloatedness reduce soon after the treatment
  • Reduces the episodes of regurgitation and hence reduce the inflammation permanently

Diet and Lifestyle Changes:

Foods to avoid

  • Eat smaller meals at regular intervals
  • Avoid high fatty foods, processed foods, carbonated drinks
  • Quit smoking
  • Avoid lying down soon after eating
  • Improve physical activities
  • Elevate the head while sleeping
  • Follow sleep pattern

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