Stomach acid is needed to aid digestion. Without stomach acid, food that enters the body can not digest properly, so the nutrients can not be absorbed properly by the body. In the body of much needed amount of stomach acid balance. Because if excess will cause disease. Gastric acid production increases when the body needs it, when eating. Conversely, when the body does not need, stomach acid production will decrease again.
Therefore, irregular eating schedules often make it difficult to adapt stomach. If this goes on continuously, there will be excess acid and will irritate the mucosal lining of the stomach and will cause intense pain, and nausea appeared.
Many people underestimate the disease of stomach acid. In fact, if this stomach acid up into the throat or esophagus will cause damage to the throat channel which in turn will lead to cancer.
Diseases of stomach acid up into the esophagus is called GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Characteristics of GERD is a burning sensation in the chest, discomfort when swallowing, and pain on swallowing. Additional symptoms include acid attacks frekuen, long cough rekfakter with treatment, hoarseness, nausea and vomiting, chest pain nonkardiak, and belching.
As a precaution, we need mmengetahui how to set up a regular diet, and habits such as elevating the head of about 15 cm during sleep, avoid fatty foods, acidic, coffee, chocolate, mint, tomato products from the food and carbonated drinks, drugs certain drugs such as class anticholinergenik, theophyllin.
And there is also a habit that must be abandoned, for example eating while lying down or sleeping less than 2-3 hours after eating, eating too much at once, smoking, lose weight drastically for the obese. Many people are forced to have the unhealthy lifestyle. Because of congestion, can they get home at night. As a result, a new dinner done at 20.00 night and sleep less nights at 23:00. It is recommended that dinner done before returning home around 18:00. Thus so, when I got home to bed. Since that is not the case or go straight to bed after eating, your body will produce stomach acid and will harm the health of our bodies.