Stomach Health

Stomach HealthStomach Health – Causes of pain in the stomach actually is GERD (Reflux Disease Gastroesophagal). GERD can be caused by various disorders of the body, including muscle dysfunction of the esophagus, stomach function disorder, genetic factors and could also be due to asthma. All this led to increased gastric acid produced, causing discomfort in the stomach organ.

The most common symptom is heartburn (sensation of heat and pain in upper abdomen, chest, and throat), stomach pain may also result in ulcers caused by infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) but can also be caused by prolonged use of drugs certain drugs such as aspirin.

Ulcer is damage to the lining of the stomach wall or duodenum caused by stomach acid, intestinal or other fluid produced by the digestive process.

Symptoms of an ulcer which is a group called dyspepsia is pain or discomfort in the stomach, bloating, stomach feel full or even empty, mild nausea and burping habits. Luckily for you to undergo a diet rich in fiber, because the risk of ulcers could fall by half. Fiber also may accelerate healing, and fibers derived from fruits and vegetables are the most potent.

And apples powerful enough to relieve ulcer other than that flavonoid-rich foods such as celery, onion and green or black tea can also inhibit the growth of H. pylori. as well as the substances contained in broccoli that could be deadly sulforaphrane H.pylori. otherwise consume more than three cups of coffee a day can increase your susceptibility to H.pylori

People who frequently suffer from heartburn as a symptom of GERD is encouraged to try lifestyle changes and diet before seeking medical treatment. Some suggestions are worth a try are:

1.Reduce or avoid consumption of foods and beverages that contain caffeine, chocolate, mint too. Even the non-caffeine coffee (decaf) can increase the production of stomach acid.

2. Avoid soft drinks.

3. Applying a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, but avoid fruits and vegetables that are acidic such as oranges, lemons, grapefruit and pineapple.
4. Maintain healthy digestion by avoiding saturated fats and excessive fat intake, especially if overweight. Because obesity also increases the risk of GERD.
5. After eating take a walk for a while. Or at least remain sitting or standing upright. Do not lie down or bending movements.
6. Avoid eating before bedtime. Make sure you eat the last time was two hours before bedtime.
7. Better body position on her left side when sleeping. The position of the stomach becomes higher than the esophagus, if skewed to the right.


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