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Homeopathy Treatment for GERD

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

GERD is another digestive problem seen by most of the people nowadays just like ulcers, gastritis, and others. Under this, people endure burning sensation in the chest especially after consuming food and the pain may even get worse when you lay down. Several factors like smoking, excess alcohol consumption, obesity and others can trigger the risk of GERD. Controlling GERD is very important if left untreated, it leads to complications like Esophagitis, Esophageal stricture and in long run can also raise the risk of esophageal cancer. Homeopathy treatment works very well for GERD and it also strengthens the lower esophageal sphincter muscles.

Frequently asked questions
Is GERD a digestive problem?
How eating in a hurry triggers the risk of GERD?
How heartburn and GERD lead to Insomnia?

What is GERD?

GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a chronic digestive problem caused when stomach acids back up into the esophagus pipe. The esophagus is a tube-like structure connecting your mouth and stomach. The end of this pipe called lower esophageal sphincter (LES) closes when the food reaches our stomach and also prevents food and acidic juices of the stomach from entering the esophagus pipe. When this lower esophageal sphincter does not close properly or if it becomes weak, the stomach acids and other content flow back easily into the esophagus pipe and irritate the lining of this pipe leading to GERD. This backwash of foods and acids into esophagus pipe is termed as acid reflux and if this acid reflux occurs frequently i.e. more than twice in a week, then it is diagnosed as GERD. People of all age groups can have GERD including children.

Homeopathy Treatment for GERD

What are the causes of  Acid reflux?

Factors which cause acid reflux and leads to GERD include

  • Obesity
  • A Hiatal Hernia
  • Abnormalities within LES (lower esophageal sphincter)
  • Prolonged emptying of the stomach
  • Smoking
  • Certain foods (like carbonated beverages, chocolates, coffee and others)
  • Certain medications

Along with the above causes, few other factors like stress, eating large meals especially before going to bed, eating in a hurry without proper chewing and excess intake of fried and fatty foods also aggravates acid reflux and causes GERD. Conceived women are more at risk of developing GERD due to increased pressure on the abdomen.

What are the symptoms of GERD?

Below are few common symptoms of GERD

  • Heartburn
  • Regurgitation of sour liquids
  • Bad breath
  • Pain and difficulty swallowing
  • Feeling the presence of lump like thing in the throat
  • A cough
  • Nausea
  • Respiratory problems

Few people with GERD also face sleeping disorders due to severe pain and cough. It also worsens the symptoms of Asthma.

How does Homeopathy work for GERD?

Homeopathy treatment is very helpful for people suffering from GERD. Homeopathy treatment for GERD works by treating the roots of the problem. It uses natural remedies which are natural, safe, effective and also free from side effects. Homeopathic remedies also strengthen LES muscles and eliminate the reoccurrence of the problem.

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Homeopathy Treatment for Gastritis

How Homeopathy remedy helps to reduce Gastritis problem

Burning sensation in the upper abdomen, bloating, nausea, vomiting and digestion problems are few common symptoms of a condition called gastritis. Gastritis is a gastrointestinal disease just like ulcer and many people mistake gastritis with ulcer as they two shares few common symptoms. This condition is especially triggered due to factors like unhealthy diet, alcoholism, smoking, infection with bacteria and many others. Controlling gastritis is very crucial if left untreated can raise the risk of stomach ulcers, anemia, and even stomach cancer. Today let us in detail discuss gastritis, its causes, symptoms and how homeopathy helps in controlling it.

Frequently asked questions
How to avoid digestion problems naturally with Homeopathy?
Can sleeplessness increase our risk of digestive problems?
Is Gastritis a chronic stomach problem?

Introduction to Gastritis?

Inflammation of stomach lining named mucosa is termed as Gastritis. Inflammation of mucosa is mainly caused due to excess gastric acid production by gastric glands. This overproduction of acids irritates the lining and leads to erosion of stomach lining and pain. Gastritis pain can strike suddenly or gradually over time. The sudden outset of gastritis is termed as acute gastritis and when it occurs slowly, then it is termed as chronic gastritis.

Gastritis Treatment in Homeopathy

Types

Gastritis based on the severity of the condition is broadly classified into types, namely
Erosive Gastritis- This is a type where excess gastric acids erode and lead to multiple lesions in the stomach lining. This erosion leads to severe pain and is comparatively less common.
Non- erosive Gastritis- This is a type where people only experience inflammation and not the erosion of the lining.

What are the causes of Gastritis?

As discussed, several factors can trigger excess gastric acid production and lead to gastritis. Here I have mentioned a few common causative factors of Gastritis

  • Aging (The stomach lining becomes week and thin as we age)
  • Bile reflux
  • Infection with bacteria especially H.pylori bacteria
  • Alcoholism
  • Smoking
  • Excess consumption of acidic foods
  • Immune disorders
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Stress
  • Excess intake of few medications
  • Persistent vomiting
  • Exposure to radiation
  • Sleeping disorders
What are the symptoms of Gastritis?

Symptoms and severity of them differ from one person to other based on the severity of the condition and type of gastritis. Few people with Gastritis do not experience any symptoms, whereas few others have severe pain and other signs. Here are few common symptoms of Gastritis

  • Severe pain in the upper abdomen
  • Bloating
  • Burning sensation
  • Hiccups
  • Weight loss
  • Digestion problems
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dark colored stool
  • Diarrhea

How Homeopathy controls Gastritis

Homeopathy treatment for gastritis is highly recommended, as it uses natural remedies which are safe and side effects free. Homeopathy for Gastritis works by controlling and regularizing the production of gastric acid. It reduces inflammation and provides relief from symptoms. It works by eliminating the roots of the problem to provide long-term relief and eliminate the risk of its re-occurrence.