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Since the quantity of acid increases in hyperacidity, there is a chance for reflux outside the stomach. Hyperacidity causes can vary between trivial and some grave conditions.
Few of the causes include :
1. Hiatal hernia
2. Habits like smoking, alcohol
4. Fast food intake
6. Gastroesophageal reflux disease
7. Stress: is considered to be causative as it degrades the mucosal lining of the stomach
Often times, hyperacidity causes can be mundane and their remedial can be achieved with taking a simple antacid.
Hyperacidity isn’t just a complaint that requires medications to alleviate the discomfort associated with it. Involvement of oesophagus and pleural cavity is a common presentation. Whenever a patient presents to the OPD with hyperacidity symptoms, first clue to diagnosis is their last meal.
Presentations include :
3. Chest pain
4. Acid reflux
6. Pain in muscle contraction too