Hyperacidity is a medical condition, in which the stomach secretes a lot of acids. If stomach acid flows back up into the food pipe, then one feels a burning pain (Heartburn), in the lower chest area; this condition is known as Acid Reflux. While gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is diagnosed when acid reflux occurs more than twice a week.
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Ayurvedic view :
Hyper acidity is closely associated to Amlapitta in Ayurveda which is caused by the imbalance of agni or the digestive fire leading to the vitiation of pitta dosha. According to Ayurveda, there are two types of Amlapitta as follows:
Urdhvaga amlapitta: characterized by the upward movement of pitta.
Adhoga amlapitta: characterized by the downward movement of pitta.
The Ayurvedic treatment of hyperacidity mainly includes dietary restrictions, internal medicines to pacify the aggravated pitta dosha. Persons with chronic history of hyperacidity may be advised to undergo some detoxifying Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment procedures like virechana or vamana, as per the stage of the disease. In all cases practice of Yoga and Meditation are recommended to minimize the level of stress and anxiety, which are considered to be the major causative factors of hyperacidity. Herbal formulations used are:
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