What Is Acidity?

Acidity, also known as acid reflux, is the condition when acids from the stomach rise up the esophagus (commonly known as food pipe). This gives rise to an uncomfortable sensation in the esophagus which is characterized by an uneasy feeling in the gullet and sometimes even the regurgitating of acid in the mouth. This condition is also commonly known as heartburn.

If heartburn happens too often, i.e. more than twice a week, then you might be suffering from Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). In most cases, this is not a serious ailment, and can be cured by simple things such as modifying the diet and exercise.


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Are you searching for some ayurvedic solutions for acidity as recommended by Baba Ramdev and Patanjali Ayurveda?

Then you are at the right place but you first need to know about acidity and its causes.

What Is Acidity or hyperacidity according to medical science?

Acidity which is also known as acid reflux is the condition when acids from the stomach rise up the esophagus (commonly known as food pipe). This gives rise to an uncomfortable sensation in the esophagus which is characterized by an uneasy feeling in the gut causing burning sensation and pain. Sometimes even the regurgitating of acid in the mouth is felt in the form of sour liquid. This condition is also commonly known as heartburn or amalpit in ayurveda, as described by baba ramdev.

If heartburn happens too often, i.e. more than twice a week, then you might be suffering from Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). In most cases, this is not a serious ailment, and can be cured by simple things such as modifying the diet and exercise.

As per ayurveda, this condition is described as a form of indigestion. Hence, while finding solution of acidity with ayurveda following health pack for acidity works miraculously well that is available online.

Description of health pack of acidity which is available online

Divya  Avipatikar churan – avipatikar churan, as the name suggests, is an ayurvedic supplement that helps in escaping all the vipattis (problems). It is a combination of 13 precious ayurvedic herbal herbs that not only helps in cooling down the body but also may prove helpful in reducing agony caused during acidity. Avipatikar churan from baba ramdev’s patanjali  ayurvedais a high quality classical ayurvedic supplement that not cools the body but is also improves indigestion. It is considered as a natural remedy for acidity.

Divya Kamdudha ras – Divya kamdudha ras is another wonderful herbal preparation that has classical ayurvedic origin. It not only helps in improving acidic condition but also helps in reducing gas formation, thus reducing discomforts in upper abdomen (epigastric) region. It also helps in cooling and improving digestion. It may also help in improving liver functioning.

Divya Praval panchamrit ras – Divya praval panchamrit ras is a wonderful herbal supplement that is helpful in reducing problems of high acidity. It helps in relieving from the heat and burning sensation thus improving digestion. Ingredients of praval panchamirt may also help in improving liver functioning.

Divya mukta bhasam – Mukta Pishti by Divya pharmacy Haridwar is commonly known as moti bhasam. It is cool in nature and improves burning sensation in upper region of abdomen and chest. It may also help in reducing pain in the upper abdomen i.e. epigastria region.

Divya Shankh bhasam – Divya Shankh bhasam is an amazing an herbal supplement for acidity which has lots of benefits. It not only cools down the heat in the body but is also helpful in balancing the three doshas i.e. Vata, Pitta and kapha. It may also improve digestion.

How to use Health pack for hyper acidity as suggested in ayurveda

Mix all the ingredients 1 to 5 and consume ¾ teaspoon three times a day before meals.

How Acidity Does Happens?

Here is the complete guide that helps in understanding the hyperacidity problem in the easiest way. The passage of food takes place through the alimentary canal, which starts from the mouth, continues to the esophagus, the stomach, the small and large intestines, and finally the rectum. The stomach naturally secretes hydrochloric acid to digest the food. At the entrance of the stomach, a valve known as lower esophageal valve controls the entry of food into it. Now, if this valve does not close properly for whatever reason, the acid from the stomach can rise up into the esophagus.

This acid could take the undigested food with it as it rises up, and form bubbles. This is what leads to acid reflux.

Worldwide statistics of hyperacidity?

Acid reflux is a very common phenomenon and can occur in almost everybody. Six out of every ten Americans suffer from GERD at least once every year, with about two of them suffering it at least every month. This is quite an alarming statistic.

Who all are at high risk of getting acidity?

  1. People who are overweight
  2. Pregnant women
  3. Smokers
  4. Alcoholics, and people who consume excessive caffeine
  5. People who do not have a regular meal timetable
  6. People whose diet consists of more spicy and oily foods
  7. People who are allergic to certain citrus fruits

How Do I Know I Have Acid Reflux?

To check whether you have acid reflux or not, you need to check on the following symptoms:-

  1. An uncomfortable feeling in the stomach or chest
  2. Regurgitation of bitter acid and food residues up the throat and in the mouth
  3. Excessive burping and belching
  4. Sensation of food particles being lodged in the esophagus
  5. Bloating of abdomen
  6. Sore throat
  7. Nausea and vomiting

When Does Acidity Become Severe?

Acid reflux or hyperacidity becomes severe if its episodes occur several times a week. You can feel this as burning sensation in chest region or sever pain in upper abdomen, especially after a full meal or empty stomach. As per ayurveda this problem occurs due to inability of closure of the lower esophageal valve.

How to Get Rid of Acidity naturally?

It is advised that you should take health pack of acidity by swami ramdev which is available online and also follow the lifestyle as suggested. One can reduce or can get rid of acidity while following simple changes in the lifestyle.

  1. Exercise regularly.
  2. Yoga suggested by Baba Ramdev is a wonderful way to improve digestion and get rid of acidity.
  3. Avoid oily and spicy foods
  4. Avoid consuming excessive alcohol.
  5. Smoking should be avoided.
  6. Increase water intake
  7. Take fresh food
  8. Consume good amount of fiber
  9. Avoid long fasting hours

In some cases, antacids can help. Have them according to the instructions on the label. No prescriptions are required.

If the problem is chronic, you will need medical attention. Antibiotics can usually treat even the most severe of acidity problems. It is only in very rare cases that surgery is employed, and that is only required if there is a defect of the lower esophageal valve.

All in all, by living healthy, you may never have to suffer from this condition at all.

Avoiding Food Triggers

Certain foods are known to increase the chances of having acid reflux problems. Though these foods differ from one person to another, which means one food might cause acid reflux in someone else but not in you, you need to know a list of these foods.

Observe if the following foods cause acid reflux in you, and if so, avoid them.

  1. Fatty foods or foods that have been fried in oil,
  2. Spicy foods
  3. Chocolate
  4. Foods with a sharp taste such as peppermint
  5. Tea and other caffeinated beverages

Foods that you find difficult to digest might cause you acid reflux problems. One way to identify this is to observe if you have a taste of any food you have eaten still in your mouth or throat after more than 4 hours of eating. If the taste persists, or if you get burps and belches that carry the taste of the food, it means that the food is not digested yet. You must avoid these foods.

In addition, nicotine and alcohol are also known to cause acid reflux and GERD. If you have these problems persistently and they refuse to go despite food restrictions, then you might need to reduce these addictions.

Is Surgery Done for Hyperacidity?

Surgery is almost never used for acid reflux. This issue is usually treated by modifying the diet and lifestyle, and a complete cure is achieved with just these simple modifications if they are duly followed.

However, in a rare case, especially when acid reflux progresses to chronic GERD, then surgery might be necessitated. This is done only when all other methods fail, which include dietary and lifestyle changes, and using antacids and antibiotics.

When a surgery is done in the case of GERD, it is called fundoplication. In this case, a constriction is introduced in the food pipe at such a point where food will still continue to pass through it, but the acid won’t be able to rise up. In a way, a one-way flow of food is created. This prevents the backflow of stomach acids into the food pipe and does not allow it to reflux.

This is a delicate process and needs to be done by a qualified surgeon.

However, if you are able to identify the problem early and take the requisite care as regards diet and lifestyle, then this eventuality might not occur at all.

The best way to counter hyper acidity is to follow simple rules as laid in ayurveda and as mentioned by Yog Guru Swami Baba Ramdev ji Maharaj and his trust Patanjali Ayurveda


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