In Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder, the oesophagus experiences a reflux of stomach acid. A doctor may identify GERD if a patient has chronic acid reflux that happens more than twice per week.
Food travels through the oesophagus, a tube, from the mouth to the stomach. Heartburn and other symptoms are brought on by acids in the oesophagus, which can also lead to tissue damage.
Stomach contents may run upward if the sphincter at the top of the stomach does not seal completely.
Many people understand acid reflux when the classic burning in the chest or discomfort after a particularly spicy or greasy meal is present. They may take antacids that bring them relief from the symptoms of acidity like heartburn and bloating. When acid reflux happens repeatedly over time, it can cause GERD. Most people are able to manage the discomfort of GERD with lifestyle changes and medications.
The occasional occurrence of acid reflux is relatively typical; it frequently results from eating a large meal, reclining down after eating, or consuming specific foods. Recurrent acid reflux, or GERD, on the other hand, frequently includes additional causes and risk factors, as well as potentially more serious side effects.
People of all ages can have GERD. It occurs when the valve that prevents stomach contents from returning to the oesophagus weakens or malfunctions opening.
It helps to know which foods, beverages, and activities commonly trigger heartburn and other GERD symptoms. Although it is important to note that each person is different and so are their triggers.
<h3>The following foods and beverages have been identified as common culprits:</h3>
The cornerstone of GERD or even common heartburn treatment is lifestyle adjustment because it can help with symptoms. These alterations could involve:
Antacids like Gas-O-Fast Asli Jeera are also typically used for occasional and mild symptoms of acid reflux and GERD. Jeera here helps relieve stomach gas by enhancing digestion and bowel movements in the body. It also causes the release of digestive enzymes, lessens bloating, and stops the body from holding onto water unnecessarily.
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