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What is acidity?

Acidity is a very common condition that affects many Indians. Acidity is a set of symptoms caused by excess production of acid by the gastric glands of the stomach. Your stomach Produces gastric and hydrochloric acid to digest the food and break down the food. Acidity arises when there is the excess production of an acid such as acidic food, alcohol dehydration and stress. Another cause of acidity is unhealthy eating habits, poor lifestyles, and food choices. Acidity occurs when the gastric glands produce an excess amount of acid, more than actually needs for the digestion system. This condition is featured by a burning sensation of above the stomach, or right below the breastbone.

Causes of Acidity:

  1. Hectic lifestyle and stress can lead to unhealthy or irregular meals caused acidity and its also affects on digestion system.
  2. Consuming more spicy food and fatty food may increase your acidity.
  3. Drinking alcohol could increase your acidity.
  4. Unhealthy eating habits also increase your acidity.
  5. Lack of sleeping habits also a reason for acidity.

Symptoms of Acidity:

  • Burning sensation in the stomach.
  • Burning sensation in the throat and heart.
  • Difficulty in swallowing.
  • Restlessness.
  • Nausea.
  • Constipation.
  • Lack of sleep.

 

Lifestyle:

Lifestyle may include:

  • Improving posture.
  • Sitting up straighter.
  • Wearing loose clothing.
  • Obesity.
  • Avoiding pressure on your lower abdomen, such as from tight belts or doing a sit-up exercise.
  • Stop smoking.

Treatment for acidity:

Acidity also treated by home remedies such as consuming bananas, cold milk, mint leaves. You can also prevent acidity by avoiding spicy food or pickles during meals, and eating more vegetables or fruits and avoiding non-vegetarian food. Buttermilk contains lactic acid that Releases acidity in the stomach. Milk can also help gastric acids in the stomach, it is rich in calcium which prevents and build-up of acid in the stomach. Drink one glass of milk every day and avoid acidity in your stomach. Coconut water can also help to produce mucous in your stomach which protects the stomach from harmful effects of excessive acid production. It is rich in fiber aids digestion and prevents the re-occurrence of acidity.

AGOM introduces “SHAMA TAILARK” for acidity and burning pain. This is oil prepared from herbs and it is very natural.

SHAMA TAILARK (For an Acidity, Burning pain)

This oil is prepared from herbs such as Tinospora cordifolia 3x; Eclipta alba 3x; Ficus glomerata 3x. This extract is very useful and it is used in ordinary and Doshi fever, kadki, Measles, chickenpox, Jaundice, pitta-vikar, Jerrnajwar, and Urine Troubles. Shake the bottle well and mix it with coconut oil 100 to 15 grams as per the severity of pains. Shake the bottle for 5 minutes before use. This is supportive of pills Shama. In fever, use this oil by keeping cotton cloth Patti soaked in the oil mixture on the forehead.

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