Acidity

Acidity is a term used for a set of symptoms caused by excess production of acid by the gastric glands of stomach.

Symptoms:

  • Burning in the abdomen
  • Burning in the throat
  • Belching
  • Nausea
  • Sour taste
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Restlessness

Causes:

  • Stress
  • Spicy foods
  • Smoking and Alcohol
  • Ulcer/GERD
  • Non steroidal Anti inflammatory Drugs
  • Pain killers
Acidity

Homoeopathic treatment

Conventional Treatment

Reduce burning sensation of stomach and throat Reduce burning sensation of stomach and throat
Reduces inflammation Reduces inflammation
Regulates the secretion of gastric juice
Treats not only the affected organs and its symptoms but also removes the cause Treats only the affected organ and its symptoms
Permanent cure Temporary relief
Specific remedy for each person selected on the basis of both physical and mental generals Common medicines prescribed to all persons
Natural/potentized medicines Synthetic/concentrated medicines
Nil side effects Chain of side effects

Treatment Prognosis:

  • Decrease in intensity and periodicity of burning and pain soon after taking pills
  • Acute attacks become less severe and less frequent on the course of treatment
  • Treatment helps in desensitizing the causes, known causes when exposed to will not produce any symptoms

Diet and Lifestyle Changes:

  • Avoid spicy foods
  • Eat more fruits and vegetables
  • Eat small, regular meals
  • Consume your last meal few hours before sleeping
  • Avoid stress
  • Avoid pain killers

Other Abdominal Disorders:

  • Amoebiasis
  • GERD
  • IBS