How do I deal with chronic indigestion?

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How do I deal with chronic indigestion?

  Admin      09 Nov 2023

How do I deal with chronic indigestion?

As someone who has personally dealt with chronic indigestion, I understand the frustration and discomfort it can cause. Through my personal journey, I have discovered several effective strategies to manage and alleviate this condition. Here are some key insights that may help you regain control over your digestive health.

Identify trigger foods: Start by keeping a food diary to track which foods worsen your symptoms. Common culprits include spicy or greasy foods, caffeine, alcohol, carbonated drinks, and citrus fruits. Once you identify these triggers, minimize their consumption or avoid them altogether.

Eat smaller meals: Instead of three large meals a day, opt for five or six smaller ones to reduce the strain on your digestive system. This allows your body to process food more efficiently and minimizes the chances of indigestion episodes.

Manage stress levels: Chronic stress can exacerbate indigestion symptoms due to increased acid production in the stomach. Incorporating stress-reducing techniques like meditation, yoga, deep breathing exercises into your daily routine can significantly improve digestion.

Consume herbal remedies: Certain herbs such as ginger, mint tea or chamomile have long been used for their digestive benefits. While Ginger tea or capsules can be particularly effective in reducing inflammation in the digestive tract and relieving indigestion symptoms, chamomile tea can calm an upset stomach and reduce inflammation.

Alongside incorporating healthy diet and lifestyle into your life, I also used to take natural remedy like Dabur Lavan Bhaskar, which is fortified with Vida Lavana, Saindhava Lavana, pippali, ginger etc. When combined together in Lavan Bhaskar churna form, these ingredients work synergistically to encourage proper digestion through their individual mechanisms.

What's great is that it's not just a quick fix; it offers long-term benefits. I find that it's effective in preventing indigestion when taken regularly. Plus, it's a safer and more natural alternative to some over-the-counter antacids that may have unwanted side effects.

Remember that individual responses to herbal remedies may vary. It's always advisable to consult an Ayurvedic practitioner or healthcare professional who can provide personalized recommendations based on your specific condition and medical history.