To control acid reflux disease diet has
to be taken in measured proportions. You should
avoid having large meals and built up a habit to
have meals in small quantity and have it more
number of times during a day. You should also
bring about a change in your sleeping pattern
along with change in diet as well.
A general perception has been built
that acidic fruits like lime, lemon; oranges being
acidic in nature could initiate acid reflux, and
hence should be avoided. Number of studies point
contrary to the fact and have underlined that
citrus fruits do not trigger off acid reflux.
Personal experiences of a large number of patients
have underlined the fact that whenever they had
heartburn, a glass of strong lime juice has
actually helped to alleviate the symptoms quite
promptly. A caution has to be exercised, however.
Always consult your doctor as he will be the best
person to give you the right advice according to
your individual symptoms and
Many of the persons when they
experience heartburn, as an instinct pop up the
antacids. Where they to just run a test check on
the food they are consuming and the manner in
which they are consuming, it would be found that
just by altering these processes the acidic reflux
can be kept under control.
Do not go to the bed after having meal,
but try to have some gap between meal and sleep.
You could shift your schedule of having meals of
the night between 8-8.30 p.m. Also while sleeping,
try to have your head in an elevated position.
These steps in conjunction with change in the diet
are a holistic approach to keep the incidence of
acid reflux disease under
Keep in mind that the above dietary
principles are only a small part of complete acid reflux
disease diet - the first step of a
comprehensive holistic approach that addresses and
tackles the internal factors that trigger
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