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gastric acid

[′gas·trik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
Hydrochloric acid secreted by parietal cells in the fundus of the stomach.
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Experts, however, said that green leafy vegetables like jute leaves (ewedu) soup is what needed to be eaten more to reduce the stomach acid that sometimes finds its way back through the throat.
You'll also be given a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI)--used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, PPIs suppress stomach acid, thereby decreasing the risk for gastritis and ulcers.
Indulge in a drink or two, but be aware that a couple of drinks may affect your ability to make good food choices, and it also makes the oesophagus more sensitive to stomach acid.
That cup of milk may feel good at first, but then it may cause an increase in stomach acid that makes stomach pain worse.
Aimed at providing quick relief from the symptoms of acid indigestion or heartburn, Mylanta is gentle on the body and can be used more often than medicines that reduce stomach acid by altering the body's digestive system, according to Infirst.
Other complications from untreated GERD include the formation of ulcers in the esophagus, another consequence of stomach acid.
You need stomach acid for digestion and to kill off pathogens.
Let me share with you some basic information about the symptoms, causes and remedies of stomach acid imbalance as found in various health reports in the internet:-
If this muscle doesn't work properly, stomach acid can splash up the gullet - causing a burning pain.
s Upset Stomach Relief contains calcium carbonate, a proven antacid that works to directly neutralize stomach acid, thereby relieving heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion and upset stomach.
The Journal of the American Medical Association reports an association between the use of drugs that inhibit excess stomach acid and deficient levels of vitamin B12.
This reduces reflux, in which stomach acid splashes up into the tender esophagus and causes heartburn.