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Persistant acidity, gas, loss of appetite issue. What can be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hi good Morning, my name is XXXXXXX
Doctor:Good morning.
Doctor:Please proceed with the query XXXXXXX
User:I am 29 years old... I have a long persistant acidity, gas and loss of appetite issue
User:I have visited serveral doctors in the last 2 years and nothing seems to help
User:could you please advice
Doctor:Do you eat lot of oily, spicy food
User:not much actually
Doctor:coffee, tea, alcohol, smoking?
User:yes coffee and smoking
User:but the problem was there much before I started smoking
Doctor:ok do you eat at regular times
User:breakfast at about 10 am
Doctor:Are you under stress.
User:not of late
User:but last 2 years were stressful
Doctor:You can have cold milk everyday in empty stoamch
User:much better in the last 2 months
User:actually I have a problem with milk
User:makes my stomach bloat
Doctor:what is it
User:and makes me very uneasy
Doctor:ok what about pudhina juice
User:that i can try
User:can i make it at home?
Doctor:add pudhina, lime, salt, sugar and ginger, jeera to this
Doctor:drink this after food everyday twice
Doctor:reduce smoking and aclohol
User:i dont take alcohol
Doctor:ok that is good
User:smoking definitely i can give up
Doctor:reduce coffee tea instead drink butermilk
User:how about tea?
Doctor:even that will cause, reduce all spicy food, red meat
User:im a veggie
User:I have idlis/wadas with sambhar in the morning
User:is it harmful?
Doctor:try these for few days. also exercise daily or go fro walks,movement of the body will help in digestion
Doctor:idli is good not vada
Doctor:that too early morning it is bad
Doctor:eat idli,chapathi,dosa, oats for break fast
User:brown bread?
Doctor:yes that too
User:with cheese
Doctor:yes you can have
Doctor:You can take omez tablet twice daily for 1 week along with this
Doctor:before food
User:and actually I get hungry at 4 pm-5 pm
Doctor:but start with pudhina juice , buttermilk, curds
User:and i eat biscuits
User:is it wrong?
Doctor:ok,certain biscuit like XXXXXXX is ok, not other cream or choclaate ones
User:oh ok
Doctor:try organic biscuits
Doctor:available in organic shops
User:ok thnx
User:and what can i have on empty stomach in the morning?
Doctor:also avoid all artificially flavoured , coloured foods
User:i usually have tea
Doctor:rusk with light tea
Doctor:rusk is good for acidity
User:oh ok
User:have made a note...
Doctor:start with pudhina juice , it will definitely help you.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
User:no thats about it
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