What is Hyper Acidity?
Hyper acidity is nothing but increased acid secretion in the digestive tract, that is in the stomach, intestine etcetera.
Why does Acid level Increases? Or Common Causes of Hyper acidity:
Life style and foodhabits are the main source of getting hyper acidity.
Food habits including, increased intake of salt, oil, spice and coffee, tea etcetera
and taking junk items/ packed products.
Lack of physical activity and reduced drinking water.
Stress and Increased alcohol intake.
Symptoms of Hyper Acidity:
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Discomfort in the chest and Abdomen
- Wheezing and dry cough
Tips to Avoid the Hyper Acidity
1. Reduce taking oily, spicy and salty food.
2. Increase the water intake
3. Include Fresh fruits and vegetables in your Diet
4. Avoid taking unnatural pocket/bottled items
5. Do some physical activity everyday
- Acid reflux nothing but the stomach content moving up to chest
- Esophagitis – inflammation of the esophagus
- Difficulty in breathing
- Barrett’s esophagus
Yoga Therapy for Hyper Acidity
How it helps?
Regular practice of yoga is one of the best life style modification including diet.
Various practices of yoga like kriyas will eliminates the secreted acid of stomach and helps in balancing the normal Ph of the stomach.
Asanas like forward bending and sideward twisting will improve digestion.
Pranayama and relaxation techniques will reduce stress.
Kriyas – Kriyas are nothing but actions, which we can perform under the guidance of experts. Those are vamana dhouti, vastra dhouti and Danda dhouti.
Asanas – Padahastasana, Kati chakrasana, Paschimottanasana, vakrasana, bhujangasana, Pawana muktasana etcetra.
Pranayamas – Sheetali, Sheetkari, sadanta, Chandra anuloma viloma and nadishuddhi pranayama.
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