Heartburn - is one word causes jitters andjuggling. If you thought that only she torments you, you are deeply mistaken. Almost every second person in the world ever experienced this unpleasant sensation - discomfort and burning around the esophagus, behind the sternum or upper abdomen. How to get rid of heartburn, tell our site.
The main "culprit" for heartburn - Increasedgastric acidity. How does the "fire"? It's simple: acidic contents of the stomach is thrown into the esophagus, the mucous membrane which, in turn, becomes inflamed. The discomfort, which causes acid, just can not describe. I want as quickly as possible to get rid of him. But because of what happens this emission? Reasons may be several:
- The most common - diseases ofdigestive tract. Chronic gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcers, as well as the disruption of the esophageal sphincter, which is located in the area of transition from the esophagus to the stomach.
- Neuropsychiatric disorders, stress.
- Acidic fruits, vegetables, berries and even yogurt.
- Hormonal disorders.
- The use of some drugs that enhance the bronchi and lower blood pressure. Furthermore, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (no exception - aspirin).
- Systemic connective tissue diseases (scleroderma, lupus).
- Respiratory diseases, particularly bronchial asthma.
- Cardiovascular diseases.
- Smoking and alcohol.
- It occurs during pregnancy. Since the uterus is increased thus lifted internal organs, the esophagus and the stomach contents discarded part.
To see some of the reasons causing a burning sensation inesophagus, you need to look closely at themselves. Whether there is discomfort after consuming fried and spicy foods, hot bread, or after having tea with a sweet cake? During or after a meal, or maybe an empty stomach? When you work for a long time in an inclined position or laid to rest immediately after a meal? All of this in the future will help the doctor make a correct diagnosis. If heartburn removes reception validol likely to have angina. To pinpoint the cause, you need to study to pass the acidity of gastric juice, as well as X-ray examination of the stomach and duodenum, endoscopy.
If acid reflux is not treated, complications can occur - bleeding, ulcers, erosions, and even narrowing of the esophagus.
Follow the diet
Let's understand what you can eat, but from whatbest avoided if you suffer from heartburn. can immediately forget about all salty, fried and fatty, no shpikachek and streaky bacon. In addition, your diet SHOULD NOT BE:
- French fries;
- yogurt, fat sour cream and cottage cheese;
- lemons, limes and oranges. They contain acid significantly increases the acidity of gastric juice;
- confectionery and pastries;
- hot spices and seasonings;
- scrambled eggs, fried omelet;
- tomato paste;
- carbonated beverages;
- no alcohol!
- strong tea and coffee.
Preference should be given to the dishes,steamed and baked and boiled vegetables. This is potato, carrot, lentil, peas. In your menu simply must appear foods containing complex carbohydrates: brown rice, bran or corn bread, pasta from durum wheat. Do not do without the following products:
- low-fat dairy cheese, sour cream and cottage cheese;
- lean meat;
- soft-boiled eggs or boiled;
- a fish;
- various cereals - buckwheat, semolina, oats;
- bananas and apples;
- mineral water without gas (preferably alkaline), green tea, compote of non-acidic fruits and berries.
Proper diet - this is only half the battle. Perhaps it is overeating - the cause of heartburn. It is necessary to use food properly. Try to eat small meals 5-6 times a day. There is no need to hurry, carefully chewing. Do not eat after 19:00. Drink about two liters of water, uniformly distributing it throughout the day. After the meal, you can not just take a horizontal position. Within 40 minutes is better to do some business, but do not lie at the TV.
In addition to diet, to get rid of heartburn, you can use a variety of concoctions of herbs. They not only reduce the acidity, but also to restore the body's.
Take 2-3 tablespoons of herbal andpour a glass of boiling water. Let all configure themselves for 10-20 minutes. Strain and drink in small sips. On the day you need to drink at least three cups of the broth. You can replace the chamomile tea.
Dried roots, leaves and seeds of Angelica grind into powder. A pinch of the powder, pour a glass of boiling water. Let it brew for 15-20 minutes. All infusion is ready for use. Taken three times a day.
A tablespoon of yellow gentian root pour a glass of boiling water. Infuse for two hours. Drink 3-4 times a day before meals for 1 tablespoon.
One teaspoon of flax seed filla half cup of boiling water. Better to do it in the evening, in the morning he will be ready for use. Dilute it with water, to get a full glass. You need to drink on an empty stomach, at least two weeks. There are a recipe and simpler. Grind flax seeds. When heartburn starts, pour one teaspoon of a glass of warm water. Drink in small sips.
Infusion with fenhenlem.
Mix a teaspoon of dried fennel teaspoon of anise seeds and a teaspoon of dill. Dilute in a glass of hot water. Drink sips do not need, and spoons, while the attack will not stop heartburn. I draw the attention of readers MipSovetov: you can not take an infusion longer than six weeks. Be sure to take a break!
One tablespoon of this herb pour a cup of boiling water. Let configure themselves one hour a sealed container. Drink half a glass of infusion several times a day.
The ginger rhizome.
Pour cup of boiling water teaspoon chopped ginger rhizomes. Infuse for 2-3 hours. Take 2-3 tablespoons per day.
Grind licorice root and take it with heartburn on the tip of the knife within a few days.
Grass - it is certainly nice, but there are many other ways to get rid of heartburn. For example, almond! Be aware that one of the most effective means -This thorough chewing almonds. He, like no other, neutralize stomach acid. Nuts pour boiling water to make it easier was shot skin and chew. A little patience - and heartburn was gone.
Some traditional healers are advised to take mummy chronic diseases of the stomach. To do this, 0.15-0.2 g dissolve in a glass of warm weak tea or milk. Take fasting for 10 days.
An effective and inexpensive way - raw potato juice. Washed and peeled potatoes grate. Squeeze the juice and take it 1-2 times a day for one tablespoon.
Good tool - barley or oats. We just need to chew something or other a few minutes, swallowing saliva.
It helps and well chopped eggshell (Eggs beforehand to cook or calcined shells in the oven). We need to take it for half a teaspoon each day with water. In addition, the shell - it is a source of calcium.
Smooths discomfort in the esophagus honey. Once heartburn "comes" Eat very slowly one teaspoon of honey, then drink her chamomile tea.
Some great help buckwheat grain. Fry it and mash. Take buckwheat powder should be 3-4 times a day.
Sunflower seeds also able to get rid of unpleasant sensations in the esophagus. We need to chew several non-fried sunflower seeds, can be together with the husk.
Contrary to popular belief, the reader should remember that heartburn can not "extinguish" soda. Yes, the effect is short, but inby gastric acidity over time will begin to increase. A long soda consumption can bring even to the alkalization of blood (alkalosis), gastric ulcer with all its consequences.
If natural means you do not trust, thenrun to the pharmacy. Here and Rennie, and Maalox and Gaviscon. But keep in mind, these drugs can cause constipation and flush out calcium from the body. Therefore, pre-consult with the doctor.
Know-how in the treatment of heartburn
The Americans did not dwell on chamomiletea and almonds, and invented a new way to combat heartburn. This bracelet composed of titanium beads within which magnet. It looks like a ring fixed at the base of the esophagus. Trade name bracelet - LINX, the manufacturer - the company Torax Medical of Shoreview (Minnesota). Approved the bracelet was in March 2012, since the device is implanted using surgeons for more than 100 patients. According to the New England Journal of Medicine Journal, 66 people stopped taking medication for heartburn in the first year after surgery. However, the six-man band has been removed due to complications in the form of nausea and difficulty in swallowing. Scientists still continue to monitor the safety and effectiveness of the bracelet. This is due to the fact that chronic state may lead to scarring of the esophagus. And as a consequence - the development of a malignant adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. So bracelet - this is not a panacea.
Well, we found out that heartburn can and should beprevent and treat. Whatever medications, tips or folk remedies do you use for this or, finally get rid of heartburn few who can not visit a doctor. And another thing: if you do not eat properly and adhere to treatment, doctors will also be powerless. Be healthy and never subjected to "attacks" heartburn!