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Gastric problem

hello doctor, my father, age 58 years is suffering from gastritis. he has done ultrasnography,but there is no problem.there is a continuous discomfort in his stomack.he can t even sleep properly. at night it worsen. he is taking very light and non spicy food. going for a regular morning walk.please suggest some diet chart or medicine if possible. thank you a lot.
Asked On : Tue, 31 May 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
Regularity of meals is the top priority to cure it. Proper sleep and bland diet is needed. Avipatikar churan 500 and kamdugdha ras offer good cure . it is administered twice a day. If there is associated pain also chitrak vati can be added. to help digestion and prevent gas formation sy. ojus can be added.
Answered: Wed, 1 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
What is your Father's height and weight? IS he overweight or obese? He is suffering acute gastritis if ultrasonography is not showing any pathology. Get him examined by a Physician to rule out the exact cause. He should bring in some lifestyle changes. If he smokes or drink ask him to, QUIT. He should be eating healthy nutritious balanced diet which should include fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables. He should be avoiding stress, eating and sleeping on time. He should sleep for 8 hours minimum in the night. He should be exercising regularly along with brisk walks for 30 to 40 minutes daily. He should be eating smaller, more frequent meals, Avoid foods that irritate stomach, especially those that are spicy, acidic, fried or fatty. He should be practicing relaxation techniques like Yoga and Meditation. Let him take Tab. Pantodac 40mg once daily half hour before breakfast on empty stomach for a week after consulting his Doctor and go for regular follow up. Let him have his supper 2 hours before bedtime and sleep with his head end elevated. Ask him to drink plenty of water.

I Wish him Good Health, Take Care.
Answered: Tue, 31 May 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Munish Sood's  Response
eat slowly avoid haste,chew properly and avoid over eating.
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ii. hb% for anemia
iii. usg of gall bladder
iv.sigmoidoscopy/gastroscopy if indicated gasex 1tds
.tab alprax 0.25mg 1 at bed time
.draksharishta 20ml with equal amount of water after meals.
.shankha vati 2tab
ghandhaka vati 2tab
chitrakadi vati 2tab
with luke warm water 3 time a day.
.hingavashtaka churna 3gm with first bite of food alongwith small amount of ghee.
.avoid foods that are rich in oils and fats.these foods are difficult to digest,so they may make the stomach release more acids.
.fibers are necessary in the diet as they help in the digestion.
.after a meal,the body must be given some sort of exercise.
.too much addiction to strong foods such as tea and coffee may cause acidity.this is also true for other addictions such as smoking and alcohol.
.do not consume sour foods as they already have acidic contents.acidic foods to avoid are pickles,curds, tamarinds,vinegar,etc.
Answered: Wed, 21 Sep 2011
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