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Causes of ACID REFLUX DISEASE OR AMLAPITTA

A common cause of acid reflux disease is an abnormality in the stomach known as hiatus hernia. Hiatus hernia affects the muscles of the food pipe and stomach. This leads to more severe disease and tissue damage in the stomach, causing acid reflux.2

You could be at risk of acid reflux diseases if you:-3

  • Eat large meals or lie down right after a meal, being overweight or obese
  • Eat a heavy meal and lie on your back, or bend over at the waist
  • Have a habit of snacking close to bedtime
  • Eat certain foods, such as citrus fruits, tomatoes, chocolate, mint, garlic, onions, spicy or fatty foods
  • Consume beverages, such as alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, or tea
  • Smoke regularly
  • Are pregnant since the weight of growing foetus may lead to acid reflux
  • Have medicines such as painkillers, certain muscle relaxers, blood pressure medicines or medicines containing estrogen.

According to Ayurveda excess formation of aggravated pitta dosha (pittvriddhi) is thought to be the main cause of this disease. The pitta is aggravated as a result of poor diet and lifestyle habits. Changes in seasons may also lead to excessive acid production.4

High prevalence rate of Amlapitta may be due to indulgence in unhealthy food, unhealthy regimens and stress. Dietary causes like intake of non-vegetarian food, conflicting foods, prolonged fasting, hot foods, salty and sour tastes, regimen based causes like habit of smoking, tobacco chewing, excess tea, coffee, alcohol, stale, fermented foods, Stressful daily routine and psychological state like anger, iInsufficient sleep at night.6

Disclaimer: The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or ayurvedic treatment of gastro-intestinal-diseases and/or acid reflux disease or amlapitta without consulting the doctor. Consult your physician before beginning an exercise regime. "While we have products /ayurvedic medicines for gastro-intestinal-diseases and/or acid reflux disease or amlapitta, you must consult an authorized physician before taking any of the products. For more information on products, visit www.dabur.com or call 1800-103-1644"

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