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1 year ago
How acidity affects teeth?
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1 year ago
Acidity may be an important cause of teeth damage and erosion. Due to excessive acid production and reflux, acids may come in contact with your teeth and damage the protective covering of enamel leading to erosion of teeth.
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1 year ago
What is acidity?
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1 year ago
Hyperacidity, commonly known as acidity, is a common health problem in which the stomach produces excessive acid. It can be a result of certain medications like painkillers, stress, smoking, consuming fatty and spicy food, and sometimes an infection known as the H-Pylori infection.
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1 year ago
Can fasting cause acidity?
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1 year ago
Acidity is common during fasting. Theoretically, there should be less acid secretion in the stomach due to no food during fasting but this is not the case. When you think about food or smell something you love to eat, then your brain sends signals to increase production of acid leading to acidity problem while fasting.
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1 year ago
Can antibiotics cause acidity?
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Antibiotics such as tetracycline may cause irritation of linings of esophagus and cause heartburn. Antibiotics may also exaggerate gastrointestinal reflux symptoms in which stomach acid refluxes back into esophagus causing acidity problems.
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1 year ago
Does cinnamon help in acidity?
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1 year ago
A natural antacid that helps dispel stomach gas, cinnamon has been found to be good for the digestive health. Sprinkle some cinnamon powder on a spoon of honey and have it before meals. This relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals. Add ½ teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a cup of water. Boil it and allow to steep for a few minutes. Drink this cinnamon tea 2 to 3 times a day.
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1 year ago
Does green tea cure acidity?
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1 year ago
Green tea also contains caffeine, but less in amount as compared to traditional black tea. As caffeine component is responsible for acid reflux by relaxing lower esophageal opening, green tea may also cause acidity and heartburn.
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1 year ago
Which medicines can cause acidity?
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1 year ago
Certain medicines may irritate your esophagus leading to worsening of acidity problem or heartburn. Few medications increase the acid reflux also. Few commonly used medications causing/ worsening acidity include, 1) Antibiotics like tetracycline (used in infections) 2) Bisphosphonates like alendronate which are used in bone disorders like osteoporosis 3) Iron supplements (used in anemia) 4) Pain killers like ibuprofen 5) Medications used in anxiety and depression like diazepam and amitriptyline
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1 year ago
Is acidity a disease? How do you measure acidity?
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1 year ago
Acidity is excess production of acids in the stomach by glands present in it. Acidity is a symptom of some diseases especially gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in which acids from stomach regurgitates into esophagus leading to burning sensation or heartburn. Esophageal pH testing is used to measure acidity in which a probe is inserted via nose into the esophagus which is then connected to a monitor to measure acid production.
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1 year ago
Does drinking tea cause acidity?
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1 year ago
Yes, tea contains caffeine which may relax lower esophageal sphincter or opening allowing reflux of acid and stomach contents into esophagus leading to acidity.
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1 year ago
Can acidity occur in infants?
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1 year ago
Yes, acidity may occur in infants because there is immature gastrointestinal tract in infants. There is poor coordination of muscles in the esophagus and stomach which may lead to reflux of stomach content upwards and infant may vomit also.
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1 year ago
Does cucumbers/grapes/lemon/bananas cause acidity?
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1 year ago
Acidic foods and fruits, e.g., citrus fruits (lemon, orange), grapes, etc. may stimulate acid contents in the stomach giving rise to acidity problem. Banana is a low acid containing food that may be useful in patients of acidity or heartburn. Cucumber on the other hand is an alkaline food, hence usually does not cause acidity problem and can be taken.
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1 year ago
Is buttermilk good for acidity?
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1 year ago
Rich in lactic acid buttermilk normalizes the acidity in the stomach, it has been found to be beneficial in acidity attacks. Grind ½ tsp. of fenugreek seeds (methi dana) with a little water to make a paste. Mix it in a glass of plain buttermilk. Drink this several times a day until you get relief. Mix in very little black pepper powder or 1 tsp. of ground coriander leaves in the buttermilk and have it along with meals for quick relief from acidity.
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