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Here Is How You Can Reduce Your Gastric Problems In Winter

Updated on January 12, 2019

Burping at regular intervals?

The bloated feeling, folds in stomach or grasping the belly because it is just unbearable at times. As the winter sets in, the symptoms of gastritis increase mainly due to the wrong foods which are consumed. Hot cups of coffee and that bowl of rich tomato soup with a dash of butter often lead to problems of acidity and flatulence. Over a period of time, it causes immense distress and innumerable visit to the Doctor.

Why let such a problem arise, when you can actually tackle it. Just a few precautions and you can keep away such health issues.

Why do gastric problems arise?

Mainly because we consume foods, which our body is not able to digest and this is why the problem occurs. Our body needs the right food – next time when you are hungry, don’t just munch on anything you come across because your body might not like it.

Gastritis is quite a common problem with common symptoms of

  • Burping
  • Belching
  • Loss of appetite
  • Feeling of bloatedness
  • Bad breath
  • Coating on tongue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Now what?

A number of over-the-counter medicines are available, but it will solve your problem temporarily. There are a few things which you can do on a daily basis to get rid of this problem.

First and foremost:

Change Your Diet – Try an Inflammatory Diet

One of the many reasons why gastritis occurs is because of inflammation of the gastric lining. You need to have food which will reduce this inflammation. Stay away from everything that irritates the stomach lining. So, what are these trigger foods? You need to identify all such trigger foods yourself. A certain food might be a trigger food for you but not for someone else. So, you need to first identify all such foods which causes you problem.

As a general rule, here are some culprits:

  • High sugar foods
  • Dairy products
  • Highly acidic foods
  • Preserved and highly processed foods
  • Foods which are high in gluten

Have Green Tea

Try and have green tea with a bit of honey. It is known to be quite helpful in healing gastric problems. If you have warm green tea with honey early in the morning, it is known to soothe your digestive tract. Your digestion gets easy.

Baking Soda + Water

Baking soda is actually an antacid. It helps in lowering the acid level of the stomach. You need just one teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water. Stir it till you have a clear water. You can drink it whenever you wish.

Clove Oil is Helpful

Clove oil is known since decades for its amazing digestive properties. You can have a few drops of clove oil mixed in water after your meals to reduce your symptoms of acidity.

Glass of Warm Water

Pain due to gas can be extremely stressful, especially when it is around your chest and stomach. It can cause breathlessness and extreme discomfort. In such a situation, the quickest way to reduce gas is to have a glass of warm water. Within 30 minutes you will feel better.

Never Rush Through Your Meals

If you are eating too fast, you might be actually taking in air along with food which causes gas related pain. Chew your bites. Breaking food down is a good way to digest food and can help in reducing a number of problems which include bloating.

Have Small Meals

Many people facing gastric issues, especially with feeling of bloating tend to skip food, because they feel full. In such a situation, you need to have small meals at regular intervals. It is easy on the digestive process. If you have smaller meals, it will slowly ease your gastric problems.

Have Fennel Seeds

If it is trapped wind, it is an age-old solution. Just chew a teaspoon of fennel seeds and you will be able to reduce your gas problems.

Here are some NO’s which should be a part of your life:

  • No smoking
  • No to straws
  • No to fried foods
  • No to spicy foods
  • No to carbonated drinks

Last, but not the least remembers to exercise on a daily basis. Gentle exercises help in relaxing muscles of the gut which aids in the movement of gas through the intestine. Exercise for at least thirty minutes in a day.


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