Burning Stomach Causes and Treatments:
Burning in stomach is usually caused due to inflammation of the inner lining of the stomach mucosa. Most common cause of it is excessive production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. Other causes which can cause burning in the stomach are stomach ulcers, gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, dyspepsia and indigestion. Very rare cause is stomach cancer which is associated with other physiological disturbances such as loss of appetite, vomiting of blood and weight loss etc.
Pain killers and anti-inflammatory drugs, drugs which contains iron which is commonly used in anemic patient, alcohol and most common infection of the stomach i.
Nowadays irregular meal timings, mental and physical stress, junk food, fast food, processed food, tinned food and aerated drink such as colas are the causative factors.
Preventing Abdominal Burning:
One should all things which are known to produce burning stomach. One should be on liquid diet till symptoms subside and there after one should start with fruit diet. Fruits such as apples, melons, pears, grape, oranges and pineapples can be taken.
One should avoid alcohol, tobacco, spices, meat, sour food, tea and coffee, pastries, rich cakes and aerated drinks to prevent stomach burning.
Home Remedies, Diet for Burning Stomach:
- One of the most important and readily available home remedy is coconut water. This is an excellent home remedy. This helps stomach return to normalcy and provides necessary vitamins and minerals to the body.
- Marigold is another efficient herb and home remedy which helps in this condition. An infusion is prepared and this is taken two times in a day of a dose of a tablespoon. This helps in reducing burning of stomach and helps relieve gastritis.
- Rice gruel is used as a beneficial remedy since ancient times for relieving stomach burning. One cup of rice should be taken two times in a day.