Acid Reflux syndrome occurs when our stomach starts producing too much gastric acid in course of digestion after having meal. If we regularly intake fast food like pizza burger patties at cetera that impact our digestive system and as result our stomach starts producing excessive gastric acid. When it starts occurring regularly the acidic content of the stomach starts impacting the stomach and the oesophagus region. As a result, the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) that is located at the joining of stomach and oesophagus starts getting loose leaving a gap between the stomach and oesophagus.
The acidic food content now starts flowing upwards through that gap into the oesophagus area and sometimes even up to the throat area.
It may result in occurrence of burping and regurgitation and also can make a very uneasy sensation in the chest area which is called heartburn. The entire syndrome is called Acid Reflux syndrome and all together the disease is termed as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD.
What are the reasons behind Acid Reflux syndrome?
Acid Reflux syndrome is mainly considered as an outcome of lifestyle disorders mainly the irregularities of having food in proper time as well as wrong induction of food.
In fast urban life style it is often found that one cannot manage to have the lunch and dinner in proper time as well as the diet of the mail is often from the fast food counter consisting of foods like pizza, burger, pastry, patties, snacks cokes etc. When one take such foods regularly it starts impacting our digestive system and as a result of that our stomach starts producing excessive gastric acid in course of digestion of food.
If it starts occurring frequently acidic food content of the stomach start badly impacting the stomach and oesophagus region. The lower esophageal sphincter that is located between the stomach and the oesophagus starts getting loose leaving a gap between the stomach and oesophagus.
The acidic food content starts flowing upwards through that gap into the oesophagus region and even sometimes to the throat area resulting burping and regurgitation. It also impacts badly in the chest area with a very uneasy sensation and that is called heartburn.
How to overcome Acid Reflux syndrome or GERD?
One needs to adopt many corrective measures in the daily life schedule in order to have Acid Reflux Relief. One should totally stop having fast food over the counter in regular practice not only as main food but also as the occasional tastebud satisfaction.
One must include healthy natural food in the main diet like cereals, fresh vegetables, fresh fish, chicken, a lot of fresh fruits etc. One must drink a lot a freshwater in a day.
One must not go to bed immediately after having meal. Instead a brief walk after a meal is quite beneficial. It is always advised to have a brief morning walk as well to have a great impact against the problem.
One must completely stay away from consuming alcohol or smoking cigarettes.
If the disease is a bit advanced in condition, one must visit a doctor without any delay. The doctor will prescribe proper medicines which are mostly anti acidic in nature. You may be asked to have medicines like H2 blocker as Ranitidine as well as medicines like Proton pump inhibitor.