Presence of excess acid than normal is the condition of hyperacidity which can be treated effectively by simple remedies. As this condition can promote heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux, you should treat this as soon as possible. Stomach needs certain amount of acid to digest complex foods, lack of acid can slow down the digestive system, but due to many factors, sometimes gastric glands secrete more than necessary quantity of acid which causes the condition of hyperacidity.
As there are many factors which are responsible for hyperacidity and it is a situation which can give rise to other problems which are capable of disrupting the normal daily routine of any person, hence all round treatment of the problem is necessary for effective treatment. Remedies can provide simple ways of curing the problem but until the root cause of the problem is not treated the problem keeps on surfacing. Too much recurrence of hyperacidity can damage the delicate internal tissues of the stomach to cause blisters which may turn into dangerous ulcers.
Frequent hunger, pain in upper abdomen after a large meal, vomiting, nausea, bitter taste in mouth, burning sensation in the stomach are few common symptoms of hyperacidity. A glass of cold milk with very little amount of sugar is the most commonly used and effective remedy for treating hyperacidity. Milk has enzymes which can nullify acid and reduce the pain or burning sensation immediately. Drinking ample amount of water in the day is very important for treating hyperacidity as water improves digestive system and also works as alkali to effectively nullify the excess acid formation.
Chewing basil leaves after meal or fennel seeds are also good for controlling excess acid secretion, it improves digestive system to provide an effective treatment for the problem. Chewing a piece of jaggery also helps in reducing the acid presence in the stomach. Ginger is excellent herb for all sorts of digestive problems including excess acid secretion. Ginger tea made by mixing some quantity of ginger in boiling water, using ginger in salad or as a spice in the food can very effectively alleviate the problem of hyperacidity.
Consumption of fruits like banana, apple, melon, cucumber and avocado also keeps the problem of hyperacidity under control. Avoiding consumption of tea, coffee, alcohol and beverages also helps the body in digesting food without secreting extra amount of acid. Sugar intake shall also be reduced to minimum as sugar promotes acid formation. Use lemon either with food or by mixing it in the water for treating the problem of hyperacidity effectively.
Eating habits and life style related issues also play an important role in causing hyperacidity. People with lack of physical activity and exercise can develop this problem very easily, overweight people put extra pressure on their digestive system to promote this problem. People under stress or who sleep less can also suffer with excess acid formation even though having relatively healthy digestive system. Some simple changes can also work as effective remedies for hyperacidity like taking a light walk after meals, avoiding tight fitting clothes, eating in a right posture by keeping the back straight as much as possible and chewing well before consuming the food.