Hyper acidity and Acid Re-flux Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Hyper acidity and Acid Re-flux Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment


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.
 

 

Acidity symptoms :

  1. Long heartburn.
  2. Vomiting.
  3. Coughing.
  4. Respiratory problems.
  5. Stomach and chest pain.
  6. Flatulence.
  7. Bloating.
  8. Stomach ulcers.
  9. Pain in ears.
  10. Gastroesophageal reflux.
  11. Inadequate weight and turning down food in infants are the symptoms of acidity.


Hyper acidity Causes :

  1.  Medications- various medications especially anti-inflammatory drugs when taken for a long time can develop chances of hyperacidity.
  2.  Alcohol- drinking alcohol can not only damage your liver, but also can give invitation to hyperacidity problem.
  3.  Stress- stress is one of the important factors responsible for hyperacidity.
  4.  Eating habits- spicy, oils and fried foods cause the problem of acidity.
  5.  Smoking- heavy smoking is considered to be the other most important cause of hyperacidity.


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.


Treatment :

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:

  1. Jeerakadyarishtam.
  2. Dadimasthaka chooran.
  3. Triphala churna.
  4. Lavan bhaskar churna.
  5. Avipattikar chooran.
  6. Abhayarishtam.
  7. Chandanasavam.
  8. Pippalyasavam.

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