Diet for heartburn

Proper nutrition - the key to the treatment of diseases that cause the appearance of heartburn.

What diet should be at a heartburn?

Diet - a mandatory component in the treatment of heartburn

Heartburn - a feeling of discomfort, a burning sensation in the epigastric region (in the stomach), which can be given for the breast or in the neck.Heartburn occurs briefly in healthy people (overeating, fatty, spicy foods) and does not require special treatment.

Quite often, heartburn is a symptom of diseases such as gastritis with high acidity, peptic ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer, reflux esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis.Dieting, especially during an exacerbation, a very important factor in the treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal digestive tract.There are special treatment tables, which are assigned to patients in hospitals and health care facilities.So, in gastritis with high acidity, gastric ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer patient should table number

1, and an exacerbation of these diseases - table # 1a or №1b.In diseases of the liver, gallbladder and biliary tract - Table №5.

therapeutic food - is not only the right choice of food.Of great importance are the cooking method (decoction, steamed), temperature (hot meals are not above 57-62 degrees, cold - not below 15 degrees), the time and number of intakes of food consumed (5-6 times a day).The basic principles of the diet must be respected and non-acute period.This applies to products that are excluded from the diet.You can extend the methods of cooking food processing (braising, roasting).

When heartburn should eliminate from your diet: alcohol, coffee, strong black tea, chocolate, carbonated beverages, citrus, pickles, pickles, strong spices, grilled meat, strong meat broths, fatty foods, acidic berry and fruit juices, brown bread, sweets.These products increase the acidity of gastric juice.salt intake is restricted to 5.8 g per day.

recommended products having weak "sokogonnym" action: lean meat, fish, chicken, turkey, steamed vegetables, cereals, dairy products, eggs, white bread, sweet berries and fruits.

Besides diet recommended medication, which include antacids (Almagel, Maalox), proton pump inhibitors (Pariet, omez).

important to remember that any disease is easier to prevent than to cure!Take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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