Causes of pain in the stomach is actually GERD (Reflux Disease Gastroesophagal). GERD can be caused by various disorders in the body,
among other muscle dysfunction of the esophagus, stomach function disorder, genetic factors and could also be due to asthma. All this causes stomach acid produced, causing discomfort organ rises above the hull.
The most common symptom is heartburn (sensation of heat and pain in upper abdomen, chest, and throat) pain in the stomach could also be due to ulcer caused by infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) but can also be caused by prolonged use of drugs certain drugs such as aspirin.
Ulcer is damage to the inner lining of the stomach wall or duodenum caused by stomach acid, intestinal or other fluid produced by the digestive process.
Symptoms of an ulcer which is a group called dyspepsia is pain or discomfort in the stomach, bloating, stomach feel full or even empty, mild nausea and burping habits. Luckily for you to undergo a diet rich in fiber, because the risk of ulcers could fall by half. Fiber also may accelerate healing, and fibers derived from fruits and vegetables are the most potent.
And apples powerful enough to relieve ulcer other than that flavonoid-rich foods such as celery, onion and green or black tea can also inhibit the growth of H.pylori. as well as the substances contained in broccoli that could be deadly sulforaphrane H.pylori. otherwise consume more than three cups of coffee a day can increase your susceptibility to H.pylori
People who often suffer from heartburn as a symptom of GERD is encouraged to try lifestyle changes and diet first before seeking medical treatment. Some suggestions are worth a try are:
1. Reduce or avoid consumption of foods and beverages that contain caffeine, chocolate, and mint. Even that does not contain caffeine coffee (decaf) can increase the production of stomach acid.
2. Avoid soft drinks.
3. Applying a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, but avoid fruits and vegetables that are acidic such as oranges, lemons, grapefruit and pineapple.
4. Maintaining a healthy digestive condition by avoiding saturated fats and excessive fat intake, especially if overweight. Because obesity also increases the risk of GERD.
5. After eating take a walk for a while. Or at least stay seated or standing upright. Do not lie or make bowing movements.
6. Avoid eating before bedtime. Make sure you eat the last time was two hours before bedtime.
7. Better body position on her left side when sleeping. The position of the stomach becomes higher than the esophagus, if skewed to the right.