Why do I get heartburn?

Usually, the cause of heartburn is the use of low-quality food or overeating.Also, the discomfort can arise during pregnancy or be a symptom of diseases of the digestive system:
- hyperacidity gastritis;
- a stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer;
- gallstones;
- a chronic cholecystitis;
- esophagitis and others.

How to get rid of severe heartburn?

If you have problems with the work of the digestive system is necessary to pass a comprehensive examination to identify the diagnosis.After that, a qualified doctor will choose the best treatment, which will lead to the disappearance of heartburn.

It should be noted that regular overeating heartburn becomes stronger, so it is advisable to eat small portions.You also can not immediately after a meal to go to bed, as it leads to the raising of gastric juice, which caus
es irritation.It is necessary to renounce the use of carbonated beverages, fatty and fried foods, chocolate, coffee, since these products increase the amount of acid produced by the muscles and relax the sphincter.

To eliminate the strong burning sensation in the esophagus must use effective methods.This includes any enveloping means which are aimed at neutralizing the acid and lowering the acidity of gastric juice.The most common drugs are "Rennie," "Maalox" "Gaviscon" "Fosfolyugel" and others.

During pregnancy, these drugs should only be used in rare cases, as with constant drug intake affects the development of the child.It is recommended for severe heartburn drink alkaline mineral water.

At home help folk remedies:
- drink a solution of baking soda;
- chew a few grains of oats or barley;
- take 1 tbspchopped almonds or walnuts;
- twice a day, use 1 tbsppotato juice;
- drink a decoction of flaxseed;
- cook slimy gruel;
- brewed herbal tea from the seeds of fennel, anise and fennel.

If these tools do not give visible results, heartburn is accompanied by severe vomiting, loss of consciousness, shortness of breath, sudden weight loss, you should immediately seek medical help.This will avoid the negative effects and to identify the disease at an early stage.