Antacids relieve symptoms, promote ulcer healing, and reduce recurrence. They are relatively inexpensive but must be taken 5 to 7 times/day. The optimal antacid regimen for ulcer healing seems to be 15 to 30 mL of liquid or 2 to 4 tablets 1 h and 3 h after each meal and at bedtime. The total daily dosage of antacids should provide 200 to 400 mEq neutralizing capacity. However, antacids have been superseded by acid suppressive therapy in the treatment of peptic ulcer and are used only for short-term symptom relief.

Boil one cup of water. To this add 1 tsp of Aniseed (Saunf). Cover and eave over night. Strain the water in the morning, add 1 tsp of honey. When this is taken 3 times a day it prevents acidity.

The most important part of treatment of acidity is to identify and avoid the causative factors. Foods that are spicy, salty and acidic should be avoided. Smoking and alcohol consumption must be stopped. Avoiding stress and modification of lifestyle may prove very helpful in treatment of acidity and ulcers, particularly in those with a nervous and emotional disposition and people involved in high-stress jobs.

A method for treating fungal vaginitis in which the acidity level of the vagina is abnormally high comprising: providing a pharmaceutical formulation consisting essentially of an effective amount of a composition of amino acid, wherein the said composition comprising the following amino acids and/or physiologically acceptable salts thereof: glutamic acid, aspartic acid, isoleucine, phenylalanine; valine, leucine, proline and threonine, a sufficient amount of pharmaceutically acceptable acid or alkali, which results in a pH of the composition from 4.0-8.0, and one or more pharmaceutical carriers; determining whether the vaginal pH value is less than 4.0; and if the vaginal pH value is less than 4.0, administering said pharmaceutical composition vaginally.

Take a cup of water and boil it. Add 1 tsp of Aniseed (Saunf) to the water and leave it overnight. On the next morning, filter the water and add 1 tsp of honey to it. Drink it thrice a day and bid goodbye to acidity.

Take about 1-½ liters of water and add 1 tsp Caraway seeds (shah jeera) to it. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Drink it while warm at least 2-3 times a day for 5-6 days.

Home remedy for acidity is natural and consequently is absolutely safe for the human body. Amla is a natural and effective herb which helps in curing many diseases such as diabetes, indigestion, heartburn. Drink daily a 1 tsp juice of chebulic myroblan mixed with 1 tsp of amla (Indian gooseberry) juice. Drink a glass of cold milk for fast relaxation of heartburn and acidity. Mash almond leaves in water and apply on the area, it will also help in the treatment of eczema.

You have to change your food habits.Normally indian style spicy food causes acidity.You avoid spices and pickles and hot items.If your are taking fruit juices(lemon,lime ,pineapple,orange etc) say no to such juices(they contain citric acid).Avoid sour curd and milk products.Use Coco cola,Pepsi are found to cause acidity .You avoid them.Eat only three times a day.Eat less and see that only you eat just to satisfy hunger.Have a balanced diet and moderate exercise.

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