Homeopathic Treatment for Acidity
Contemporary life in Bangalore has really taken a toll on us. Unable to strike work life balance, we are always running in order to catch up with the latest. From the latest in technology to the latest in career opportunities, we are running to be there but never reaching it. This hectic lifestyle has rendered us wanting time even to eat a square meal. The result is acidity or acid reflux. Though it might not be possible for you to change your lifestyle, it might benefit you to consult homeopathic doctors in Bangalore for acidity.
Acidity is one problem that can affect infants and adults alike yet all we do is pop in an antacid and put the issue to rest. But, sometimes acidity can be a tricky problem and if it persists on the long run, it can cause damage to the lining of the stomach and pose certain risks.
We perceive acidity as a burning sensation in the stomach, heartburn, a feeling of fullness in the stomach, and a general feeling of discomfort, but there is more to it. The stomach secretes hydrochloric acid and this acid breaks down the food for digestion. When there is an excess production of the acid or when the acid regurgitates into the alimentary canal, the patient feels symptoms of heartburn, sour belching, dyspepsia, gastric inflammation, and nausea. These sensations and symptoms arise more often after the patient has meals.
Normally, the lining of the stomach is quite resistant to the acid and can withstand normal secretions of hydrochloric acid. When the patient consumes spicy foods, is under stress, smokes, consumes alcohol, is under medications that excite the secretions of stomach acid, has erratic lifestyle with untimely meals; there is excess secretion of acid and it leads to the corrosion of the stomach lining. This can on the long run lead to ulcers, Barrett’s esophagus, cancers, esophagitis, esophageal stricture, voice problems, breathing problems, and many other complications.
Causes of acidity:
- Consumption of alcohol
- Spicy foods
- NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory medications)
- Erratic Lifestyles
- Junk foods
Acidity is generally treated using OTC antacids, H2 receptor blockers, and proton pump inhibitors prescribed by doctors. In rare cases, a surgery called vagatomy is performed. While most times these medications are useful and are effective, they do have some side effects that cannot be neglected. Side effects like dose dependent rebound hyperacidity, constipation, pressure on the kidneys to eliminate excess magnesium, milk alkali syndrome, loss of appetite, dizziness, and muscle weakness occur with antacids.
Acidity Homeopathy Treatment
Homeopathy is a natural system of medicine with all the medicines made from dilutions of plant extracts, minerals, and others. Since homeopathy prepares medicines with high levels of dilutions, there would be no side effects and the underlying cause for the issue is eliminated. Homeopathy not only relieves the symptoms, it even works to prevent such symptoms in the future. Homeopathy offers constitutional remedies to acidity without the side effects of other medications.
If you are suffering from acidity for some time, it should never be neglected. There are qualified and experienced homeopathic doctors in Bangalore who can treat your acidity after a thorough evaluation.