Acidity, high stomach acid
Increased stomach acid can result from stress, too many spicy foods, alcoholic drinks, coffee, and other gastric irritants. Stomach acid can contribute to ulcers and heartburn.
Treatment Plan for Acidity, high stomach acid
Relaxing herbs can reduce the impact of the stress response on stomach acid production. Demulcent and anti-inflammatory herbs to soothe irritation are often employed in cases of high stomach acidity. Avoid stimulating beverages, especially coffee, alcohol, or soft drinks; try fresh water with a little lemon juice squeezed into it instead.