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If you love eating junk foods, protein-rich foods and processed foods, you are likely to have a disease called acid reflux right now.
Acid reflux is a disease that is nearly the same with ulcer. This disease is cause by an uncontrolled activity of gastric acid inside the stomach. Eating protein-rich foods and other hard-to digest foods triggers acid reflux. These kinds of foods give the digestive system a hard time in digesting the taken food. This occurrence causes stomach spasms or twitching causes the abnormal opening of the muscles that separates the esophagus from the stomach. Continued opening of these muscles continually causes the passing of the gastric acid to reach the esophagus and throat. These can be very painful and dangerous.
When you sense that you might be experiencing the symptoms of having acid reflux, you should ask the prescription of the doctor and take the necessary prescribed medications. To save money, there are still available home remedies to help you out.
Before taking the home remedies, it will be more effective if you’ll undergo first a healthy diet and right practices such as an acid reflux diet. Start to lessen eating of the following foods as well as beverages:coffee, tea, radishes, onion, garlic, spices, alcohol, oil, sugar, asparagus, soft drinks, pasta noodles, protein-rich foods, plums, corn starch, eggs, prunes, cranberries and other unhealthy foods. Following this will eventually help you in avoiding or lessening your suffering from acid reflux.
There are some practices that should be done along with the proper diet. A person should avoid smoking after meals, always eat in an upright posture, don’t lie down on the bed right away after eating meals, walk for several steps to help in digestion, don’t perform exercising after meals, don’t wear tight clothes an chew the food slowly and carefully.
One o the popular home remedies of acid reflux is the ginger. Eating ginger accompanied by your regular meals will help reducing stomach aches. The ginger can be also taken through grinding it and adding it into viands, or taking ginger and drinking lots of water immediately after meals. There are also some ginger herbal capsules available in the market.
It is also recommended by the doctors to drink lots of water. Drink as much as eight (8) glasses of water a day. Water can help the elimination of toxins and allow the neutralization of gastric acid.
Green tea is also a healthy beverage although one of the family of tea (regular tea is the one that is should be avoided). Green tea is already available centuries ago in Japan as their primary beverage. Green tea can also help faster digestion and soothing the stomach’s sensitive tissues.
Some herbal teas (not all) can also help in preventing acid reflux. There are very minimal traces of helping the stomach’s lining on some damages caused by excessive production of gastric acid. It is recommended to drink the selected herbal teas after dinner.
These practices, healthy diets, and home remedies can also cure a lot of other painful diseases. Doing this will not only prevent you from having reflux but also can prevent you from additional sufferings caused by other diseases.