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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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Can you suggest a diet plan for someone with acidity issues and sedentary lifestyle?

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 »

Please suggest a diet chart to help with my acidity and GERD.

Query: Hello doctor, I had lower back pain and UTI last year for which I was prescribed antibiotics, and also I had a blood infection for which again I was given heavy antibiotics. I have burning in the stomach and severe acidity. So I request you to make a diet chart for me. I am suffering from acidity, ...  Read Full »

Subha Ranjini B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If your sugars are normal now without medications, you need to follow a diabetic diet chart as your weight is on the higher side. You are overweight by 44 lbs. Diet chart: Morning: sugarless tea. Totally avoid on coffee. Tea also should not be overboiled and have it w...  Read Full »

I am a 27-year-old student with a sedentary lifestyle. Please suggest some diet changes to overcome acidity.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old student, and my lifestyle is very sedentary. I have bowel movements twice a day daily. I also have had acidity issues for the past seven to eight months and take Pantosec rarely once a month. I wanted to inquire about the diet that I should follow. I have to sit for lon...  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you the following meal plan: 1. At 7 AM, have two glasses of plain water. 2. At 7.15 AM, have sattu water in one glass, four pieces of almond, and soaked grams. 3. At 7.30 AM, do yoga for 30 minutes or...  Read Full »

What foods to avoid for acidity problems and belly fat reduction?

Query: Hi doctor, I consume the required calories, but I still crave for many foods. My stomach also hurts even when I drink water, so I always lose track of my caloric intake diet. When I eat a complete course every dinner, I wait for one to two hours before I sleep, but when I do, my upper stomach hurts...  Read Full »

Subha Ranjini B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your weight is normal for your height. You can eat a normal diet. Just control your fat intake. Go for a bland diet initially for few days till the pain subsides, and later you can switch to a regular diet. It will control your acidity problem. Water should not cause an...  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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