The Gastrointestinal (GI) system/gastric system is also called as the digestive system and includes the various organs of the human digestive tract from the mouth to the anal opening, plus the liver, pancreas and gallbladder. Any diseases in the GI system that affects the functioning of this system is called gastrointestinal disease.
According to Ayurveda causes of gastric problem are inappropriate eating habits accompanied with certain poor lifestyle choices. Additionally, increasing age, certain infections, and other diseases of the GI tract (like tumors, absorption problems) are also responsible for gastrointestinal diseases.
Ayurvedic treatment of gastric problem looks at finding out the root cause of the problem and correcting it. It also gives guidelines for maintaining Gastric health through simple changes in food, lifestyle and use of herbs.