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Date : 25-Dec-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2002
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User:Hello Dr
Doctor:
Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Hello XXXXXXX
User:i have an issue regards to digestion problem
Doctor:Ok
User:often i get acidity at night time despite having diner early
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Since when are you having?
User:a very long time
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Do you feel nausea?
User:no
Doctor:Have you tried any medications?
User:sometimes i have ayurvedic medicine
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:I suggest you Antacids Pantoprazole 40 mg
Doctor:once a day 30 minutes before breakfat
Doctor:breakfast*
User:will that help
Doctor:You need to take at least for 4 weeks
Doctor:Yes, it is antacid which reduces secretion acid in stomach
User:ok
Doctor:along with medication you have to maintain your diet as well
User:i also wanted to consult about diet
Doctor:do not skip meals, avoid spicy,out side oily, fast and junk food
Doctor:eat healthy food and fruits
User:i have reduced junk food by almost 90%
Doctor:Do not eat food two hours before going bed
Doctor:I see
User:ok
Doctor:Restrict tea and coffee
User:any diet pattern that i can follow
User:tea is my biggest weakness
Doctor:Ok
User:i tend to have atleast 4 cups a day
Doctor:Oh better make it twice a day
Doctor:Tea can increase acidity
User:ok
Doctor:Otherwise you can drink in small amounts
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:I am a vegeterian so do you have any diet pattern that i can follow
Doctor:You need to eat small amounts of food 4-6 times a day
Doctor:do not eat large meals
Doctor:Add fruits, nuts to your diet
User:ok thanks a lot doctor for your assistance
Doctor:You can ea vegetable salads and oats
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:thank you once again
Doctor:You are welcome
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