Common "Acidity" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Acidity or heartburn is the burning sensation that results from excessive acid secretion in the stomach. To prevent acidity, avoid aerated drinks, do not eat a fatty meal for dinner, sleep with your head elevated at 30 degrees, avoid drinking coffee, and quit smoking.

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I have severe acidity issues. Please suggest a diet plan.

Query: Hello doctor, I wanted to inquire about the diet that I should follow. I am a 27 year old student. My lifestyle is very sedentary. I have to sit for long hours for the major part of the day. I am a vegetarian and mostly eat homemade food and once or twice a month outside food. I eat three meals, tha...  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your BMI (body mass index) is normal and blood parameters are fine with vitamin D deficiency. You need to understand the type of body you have. Understanding your gastric problem, take good amounts of fluids in a day wherein you can manage even lymphocyte value. Take earl...  Read Full »

Do I have to consume alkaline food to help in absorption of supplements?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some questions regarding “pH.” Can people absorb supplements optimally with an acidic lifestyle diet? Is balancing the pH of food intake important, and does it prevent certain diseases? Some doctors are advocating that you cannot absorb nutrients under acidic conditions. How...  Read Full »

Vishal Kumar Wadi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Acid production in the stomach is a natural breakdown process of certain nutrients. When we talk about acidic foods, it is not about absorption of the nutrients but their acid-producing properties after they are absorbed and metabolized. If the by-product of the breakd...  Read Full »

What is the remedy for my heartburn and vomit?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing heartburn, hard to breathe. When I vomit it tastes like sour, and I vomit every after meal or when I drink water. I also frequent to have hiccup and burp. I have tried over the counter medicine (antacid) like Gaviscon (tablet and liquid), Semico and I think it is not ...  Read Full »

Subha Ranjini B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What kind of foods causes your heartburn? Do you overeat and then vomit? If you are vomiting after every meal, then you should have become very weak by now. For your acidity problem, eat small frequent meals. Have your breakfast, lunch, and dinner with two small interm...  Read Full »

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