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Dietary precautions for Acidity, Hiatus hernia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Actually for the last 1 year i am suffering from digestive problems and acidity
User :   if i eat little also it feels that my stomach has been overfull
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was taking Nexpro and then Razzo for the last few months now i stopped them
User :   but after stopping i am having severe acidity and chest burn
Doctor :   I think you have to continue them
User :   but are there any side effects of RAZZO
Doctor :   The flatulence is because of irregular diet
Doctor :   habits
User :   i mean is it safe to continue them wont they make me habitual
User :   ok
Doctor :   Unless you follow some dietary precautions and some life style modifications you have this
User :   but my diets are regular and that too i am very cautious about spicy and oily food
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   ok can you please suggest me some diet precautions and techniques
User :   unmarried
User :   24, software engineer,hyderabad,unmarried
Doctor :   Do you smoke/drink alcohol/Any other habits?
If yes how much/how often?
User :   yes but not often i mean i drink beer that too twice or thrice in a month. i dont smoke
User :   earlier i used too smoke but for the last 1 year i have quit smoking
Doctor :   Alcohol relaxes the sphincter near the stomach and cause such problmes
User :   ok
Doctor :   Coffee and spicy foods and junk foods can cause these kind of problems
User :   ok
Doctor :   Regular diet in split manner is good
Doctor :   I mean dont take lunch as it is
User :   split manner??
User :   ok
Doctor :   split it in two or three sessions
Doctor :   every 2 hours or one hour
User :   ok got it
Doctor :   take light dinner
User :   ok
Doctor :   supplement with fruits and biscuits and no junks
Doctor :   and aerated drinks
Doctor :   Cold milk is better than hot ones
Doctor :   YOu can go for flavored skimmed milk
Doctor :   available to resume the taste
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok shall i quit drinking also
Doctor :   Most importantly cut down the weight with early morning walk for 15 to 20 min
Doctor :   Overweight relaxes the sphincter too
Doctor :   never skip meals
User :   ya my weight is 74.6 and height is 5foot 10 inches
User :   ok
Doctor :   If yoiu can follow these you shall have no problems
User :   ok doctor thanks a lot
User :   also the gastro entrologost diagnosed me with hitael hernia
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any permanent cure for it
Doctor :   Most of people have it
Doctor :   dont worry about it
Doctor :   the permanent cure is only for the people who have recurrent symptoms
Doctor :   even though the diet modifications dont elp them
Doctor :   Only surgery is the cure
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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