Edward F. Group III, D.C., Ph.D,
prevention is by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The following
lifestyle changes may help alleviate your symptoms:
more frequent meals. Having an empty stomach can sometimes produce
signs and symptoms similar to those of nonulcer dyspepsia. Nothing
but acid in your stomach may make you feel sick. Try eating a small
snack, such as a cracker or a piece of fruit. Avoid skipping meals.
Avoid large meals and overeating. Eat smaller meals more frequently.
foods. Some foods may trigger the symptoms of nonulcer dyspepsia,
such as fatty and spicy foods, carbonated beverages, caffeine and
alcohol. Avoid consuming more than three caffeinated beverages a
Chew your food
slowly and thoroughly. Allow time for leisurely meals.
beverages during meals. If you feel full early on during the meal,
restrict your intake of beverages.
Take steps to
avoid excessive air. To reduce excess gas and belching, refrain from
activities that result in excessive air swallowing, such as smoking,
eating rapidly, chewing gum and drinking carbonated beverages.
Don't lie down
right after a meal. Wait to lie down until at least two hours after
healthy weight. Excess pounds put pressure on your abdomen, pushing
up your stomach and causing acid to back up into your esophagus.
Create a calm
environment at mealtime. This may help relieve stress-related
current stressors in your life. Learn how to manage your stress by
exercising and listening to soothing music.
practice relaxation techniques. These may include relaxed breathing,
meditation, yoga, and progressive muscle relaxation.
relaxing activities. Spend time doing things you enjoy, such as
hobbies or sports.
Find the right
mix. Balance your rest and activity.
Try to have a
bedtime routine. When possible, go to bed and get up at the same
times each day.
Sleep only as
much as you need. Get enough sleep so that you feel refreshed, but
avoid getting too much sleep.
Take time each
day to relax. Find a few minutes just for you.
Don't try doing too much at one time.
Talk to your
doctor. Get your doctor's advice before beginning a new exercise
Take it easy
at first. Start your exercise program gradually.
physical activity. Aim for at least 30 to 60 minutes of physical
activity on most days of the week to achieve and maintain a healthy
weight and reduce your risk of many chronic diseases.
immediately after eating. Give your stomach time to settle.
There are also
certain herbs that if taken on a regular basis can help resolve stomach
problems like nonulcer dyspepsia. These include:
This remedy may be helpful if a person feels anxious, restless yet
exhausted, and is worse from the smell and sight of food.
When this remedy is needed, the stomach feels heavy, with rising
acid and a bitter or sour taste.
Sour belching bringing only small relief, burning pain in the
stomach and abdomen, and flatulence after eating may be helped by
taking this remedy.
Cutting, cramping pain in the stomach and abdomen, with relief from
hard pressure or from doubling over, will be helped with this
This remedy is useful for many digestive troubles.
This remedy can be helpful to mild people who have trouble digesting
and assimilating many foods and have to stay on restricted diets.
A sour taste in the mouth, an acid or burning sensation in the
stomach, sour vomiting, regurgitated bits of food, and a yellow
coating on the tongue are all indications for this remedy.
This remedy is very useful for indigestion and for those who
overindulge in stimulants, food, and alcohol.
Burning pain in the stomach that feels better from eating ice cream
or other cold, refreshing foods may find relief with this remedy.
Indigestion that is worse from eating rich and fatty foods, with a
feeling of a lump in the esophagus.
- Take according to label. Cleans out the digestive tract and
- Take according to label. Aids in the breakdown of protein.
Important for combating gas and bloating.
- Take according to label. Probiotic necessary for normal digestion.
- Take 1 mashed clove daily. Aids in digestion and destroys toxic
bacteria in the bowel.
- Take according to label. Aids in digestive function.
- 100 mg of each 3 times daily. Essential for digestion.
- Take 1 capsule before meal. If heartburn occurs then stop taking
taking HCL. Adds necessary to stomach.
R Pur Aloe
- Take 1/4 cup
on empty stomach morning and night. Helps gastrointestinal
- Contains papain. Good source of beneficial enzyme.
of lentils, peanuts and soybeans.
They contain an enzyme inhibitor.
Digestion begins in the mouth.
Do not drink
liquids while eating
as this dilutes the stomach juices and prevent adequate digestion.
It’s good to take
these remedies but you also need to take steps to ensure long term
relief. To do this you need effective ways to change your life to work
this way for you. Taking something one day may help you but is not going
to cure it for long. You need to do something or eat a regimen everyday
that will ensure your continued success away from this condition.
What would be good
for you? That depends on your body make up, time involved, and how you
approach it. The best way to find out is by taking the remedies and
changes described and see how it goes. To learn of these changes and
remedies continue reading.
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