Friday, December 23, 2016

Acid reflux

Acid reflux conditions are caused by caffeine, pregnancy, and fatty foods or spicy foods. Acid reflux is more frequent in people over the age of forty. Symptoms of acid reflux are similar to heartburn.
You feel a painful burning feeling in the esophagus. It develops in the chest and may swell to the neck or throat after a heavy meal, lifting, bending over, and lying down. Around seventy five percent of acid reflux patients experience this symptom at night.
 Our bodies does have its own mechanisms to lower the painful effects brought on by the refluxed acids. Your salivary glands found in the mouth. These glands produce saliva, and the saliva contains bicarbonate. As you swallow, the saliva containing bicarbonates passes through the esophagus and can neutralize acids.
 There are many over the counter medications that you can take to lesson the symptoms Acid reflux disease. If the condition keeps getting worse you should see you family doctor.

Studies have shown that most cases of reflux happen during daytime. You are usually on an upright position standing or sitting up. With the aid of gravity, acid reflux is minimized because the stomach contents are held back down. You can also try and eat salads or foods that are less spicy.