As we all know food is the essential element for the survival of human being. Sometimes the over or under consumption of this food may lead to some health related problems. Acidity is one of most common problems prevailing these days. When we eat food, it reaches to the esophagus through the stomach. The gastric glands which are present inside our stomach, they produce acid inside the abdomen. As this acid is essential and crucial for the digestion of food we eat. But when the acid production becomes more than required then we feel heart burn in the breastbone. estimate, about 15-30 percent people are troubling with the problem of acidity.
THE CAUSES WHICH ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ACIDITY OR HEART BURN ARE:
Usually acidity is a very common abdominal health disorder but if it becomes chronic then, it may put you in a danger of getting infected with the precancerous condition which is also known as barrett’s esophagus. The other consequences of untreated acidity are severe sore throat, dysphagia, burping, sudden weight loss, dry cough, damage in the lining tissue of esophagus and long lasting pain and inflammation in the stomach.
To treat the gastroesophageal reflux diseases like acidity or heart burn. There are variety of medications available to treat acidity like antacids, medications for reducing the acid production in the abdomen, acid blockages for healing the esophagus problems. But the usage of antacids and other medications for a long period of time may arise the gastrointestinal issues like constipation, diarrhea and nausea with headache.