Acidity is a very common problem among people. It may be due to wrong eating habits, hectic lifestyle etc. It normally causes due to overheat in a body. If we ignore this problem then it may result in some serious problems like stomach ulcers. The too much secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach causes acidity.
COMMON SYMPTONS OF ACIDITY
1) Burning sensation in stomach
2) Unbearable pain in abdomen
3) Feeling sick and irritating
5) Chest pain during and after eating
8) Constantly burping
9) Feeling heaviness
10) Feeling tasteless or bitter
COMMON CAUSES OF STOMACH ACIDITY
- Excessive intake of spicy, fried or junk food
- Excessive intake of tea or coffee
- Lack of exercise
- Eating after long gaps
- Excessive drinking of water with meals
- Due to some medicines
HOME REMEDIES TO GET RID OF ACIDITY
- Take a spoon of cumin seeds and swallow it with a glass of water after meals. It helps in curing acidity.
- Grate a cabbage in a bowl and take out its juice in a glass and drink it regularly. It helps to reduce the problem of acidity.
- Drink 2-3 glass of lukewarm water empty stomach regularly. It is one of the best home remedies to reduce the acidity.
- Eat a piece of jaggery (gur) after lunch and dinner everyday. It reduces the problem of acidity.
- Take a glass of water and put few drops of mint extract (pudina ras) and mix it well. Drink it to avoid acidity.
- Take a glass of water and mix a spoon of soda in it. Mix well and drink it after a gap of two hours after meals.
- Take a glass of warm water and mix a juice of one lemon and ½ sp sugar in it. Mix well and drink it before meals. It also prevents acidity.
- Drink coconut water empty stomach.
- Chew some holy basil leaves (tulsi) daily in the morning.
- Take a glass of butter milk. Mix a pinch of black pepper in it and drink it.
- Avoid fried food, spicy food and garlic.
- Drink 6-8 glass of water everyday.
- Avoid fatty foods.
- Avoid smoking and alcohol.
- Exercise daily for half an hour.
- Eat timely and drink 2 glasses of lukewarm water empty stomach daily.