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Acidity problem due to eating spicy and oily foods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i have a problem with acidity , specifically when i eat chicken ...or any spicy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i willo help u in this
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   sure
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   34
Doctor :   since how many days are u facing this problem
User :   5-6 years
Doctor :   do yu have meals on proper time
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes for the last few years , but during my MBA Days ....i miss lunch .
Doctor :   is there any burning sensation over the chest
User :   no
Doctor :   or fullness stomach even on having little foods
Doctor :   nausea or vomiting feel
User :   yes sometimes but no nausea or vomit
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i kno ur name pls
Doctor :   do yu plenty fo spicy foods
User :   yes , but reduced this now
User :   thanks , just wanted to kno if i ca have a permanenet solution to this as
Doctor :   do yu smoke or consume alcohol
Doctor :   yes there is a permanent solution for it
User :   earlier there were pils problem , now this is cured becos of homeo medicine and diet control ...but acidic pblem is often
User :   only drink ....occsasionally smoke .....
Doctor :   i will help u in this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   by lilfe style and diet modification
Doctor :   the acidity can be well controlled
User :   ok , i see this pblem . ony when i hv a gap between my food , beyond a time
Doctor :   i will give few good medical tips to reduce it
User :   ok
Doctor :   1. not to skip the meals
Doctor :   have the food on proper time
Doctor :   2. avoid spicy foods and junk foods
Doctor :   and also carbonated drinks
User :   this is difficult being a mallu , my food habits make me eat spice ...maybe the quantum can be reduced
Doctor :   yes i under stand
Doctor :   but the amount of spicy foods can be reduced
Doctor :   have plenty of greeen leafy vegetables
User :   wat shld i avoid in spice chilli powder
Doctor :   yes chilly, oil, ghee, butter
User :   to avoid
Doctor :   yes yu can reduce it
User :   but hw oil /
User :   all food is made in cocnut oil
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   cocunut oil on moderate qty is ok
Doctor :   its better to avoid ghee, vanaspathi , butter
User :   this is a Q , eg - to fry a Fish , oil is needed fry it ...nobody will pour excess
User :   hw do we def moderate
Doctor :   yes yu can have oily foods but not every day
Doctor :   twice or thrice a week
Doctor :   yes i wiill guide yu
User :   this is not so easy as you are asking to change
Doctor :   yes yu can have oily foods
Doctor :   but the coconut oil can be replaced by olive and canola oils
Doctor :   as these contain less saturated fat
User :   this is good , but will the taste differ drasticaly
Doctor :   yes but once yu get adjusted it wont be a problem
Doctor :   with this yu can have more of green leafy vegetables as
User :   ok this sounds good . i will try it today itself ...and is there a pblm in eating chicken
Doctor :   chicken as self does not contribute to acidity
Doctor :   how do yu take chicken , in the form of soup or curry in most times
User :   but i hv noticed when ever i eat chicken /prawns ...etc there is pblm
Doctor :   ok
User :   i tk chiekne in all ways ie fry/curry..etc
Doctor :   chicken in the form of soup is good
Doctor :   instead of spicy fried ones
User :   ok...
Doctor :   yu can have chicken currry also but let it be twice or thrice a week
User :   i believe dr Majumdar will cll me now , Thanks Dr XXXXXXXX for your advice . pleasure chatting with you
Doctor :   its was a pleasure chatting with you
Doctor :   I hope it was helpful
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User :   done
Doctor :   Have a pleasant day
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