Hyperacidity Causes and Symptoms :


hyperacidity causes


Hyperacidity Causes :

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
3. Obesity
4. Fast food intake
5. Pregnancy
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 Symptoms :

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 :
1. Cough
2. Vomiting
3. Chest pain
4. Acid reflux
5. Heartburn
6. Pain in muscle contraction too


Though these hyperacidity symptoms aren’t diagnostic of hyperacidity, encounter with these presentations should alert the patient to seek medical opinion.