How to avoid acid reflux and live an healthy life
Physicians perform laparoscopic stomach surgery. The surgery will involve the removal of the gall bladder to help alleviate acid reflux disease.
Poor dieting or bad eating habits as well as lack of food whether in children or adult can deprive you of an healthy living and promote malnutrition. Most times there is a lack of minerals and vitamins which are responsible for an healthy and strong body.
Many of us are so tempted to unhealthy food, referred to as junk foods. In our minds they taste better and give you a quick fix and temporal satisfaction. Junk foods are an obsession for most people and their are parents who are exposing their children to this kind of food without thinking of the repercussion. The fact is, it is just as the name suggests, it is junk, rubbish or garbage.
In regards to acid reflux there are certain foods that the individual must avoid to prevent this condition. Acid reflux otherwise referred to as "GERD" (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a condition in which the acids of the stomach return to the esophagus due to the irregular functions of the lower esophageal sphincter. This condition can get worse if it is not treated on time and further complications can develop.
The symptoms of acid reflux are sour taste in the mouth, difficulties in breathing, burning sensation in the upper abdomen, throat or chest, belching excessively, bad breath, tightening in the throat and difficulty in swallowing.
Some foods and beverages that can cause acid reflux are coffee, alcoholic drinks, chocolate, onions, fried foods, fatty foods, some fruit juices, spicy food, caffeinated drinks as well as citrus fruits. Try preventing from consuming these foods and drinks if you suspect that they are the cause for your acid reflux. Also, healthy eating will be very much effective and a check with your doctor can really make a difference. It would also be good to quit smoking and drinking.
Therefore, whatever you eat and you suspect that it is a cause for the symptoms relating to acid reflux, then you should make a record of that food or drink, so you can make full recovery from acid reflux.