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Abdominal pain due to acidity, diet advice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   i ma having a problem from last one month gestric
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please elaborate on it
User :   Pain in middle abdomne
Doctor :   ok
User :   if i eat something it will be ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when exactly do you get the pain
User :   but when it happen sometimes very painful
User :   middle of the day approx 2-3 pm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it happens before meals ?
User :   no after three hours of meals
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender
User :   male age is 38
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if you smoke or consume alcohol
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you consume lot of coffee or tea
User :   tea but daily 4-5
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you consume more of spicy food ?
User :   no but somethime
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you get to eat food on time ?
User :   i am in sales so maximum time out of office so it is not possible
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   here are my suggestions
Doctor :   please follow the same
User :   ok
Doctor :   1. first thing you need to remember is to make sure you follow a regular food timing
Doctor :   i know it is tough to follow being in sales
Doctor :   but try as much as you can
Doctor :   have breakfast around 7 30
Doctor :   lunch at one or 1 30
Doctor :   and dinner before 8
Doctor :   follow this pattern
Doctor :   waiting in empty stomach for long will increase the acid production
Doctor :   in stomach and hence the gastritis
Doctor :   2. you must cut down on tea limit it to 2 or 3 cups a day
Doctor :   as it is a common cause of gastritis
Doctor :   3. you must drink lot of water and fruit juices , fluids are very important for good digestion
User :   might be this happen due to over excersice earlier time as i was waight-lifter, power-lifter
Doctor :   you may consider having a glass of warm water on empty stomach as soon as you wake up
Doctor :   exxercise may not be the reason , as long as it is not over done
Doctor :   physical activity is very helpful in reducing acididty symptoms
Doctor :   i insist you go for 30 mins of walk daily
User :   no basiclly that time we were doing 3-4 hours workout
Doctor :   and do good physical activity
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   apart from this , I suggest you to have the right diet
Doctor :   include a lot of green vegetables , fruits in your diet
Doctor :   they have anti oxidants and prevent problems
Doctor :   try to avoid lot of spicy food , oily food and fried food
User :   ok and thanks for your suggestion i will apply on regular basis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are there any other questions ?
User :   no thanks once again
Doctor :   pleasure here
Doctor :   thank you so much
User :   once again thanks
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   wish you good health
Doctor :   take care
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