Hyperacidity is the condition of excess secretion of hydrochloric acid by the mucous membranes of stomach. Hyperacidity is a disorder of digestive system. If the problem is neglected and aggravates may leads to other health complications like peptic ulcer, duodenal ulcer or even colon cancer. Hyperacidity has various symptoms like heartburn, vomiting, headache, stomatitis, flatulence, indigestion etc.
Hyperacidity can damage liver. It affects formation of new blood and causes anaemia. The more our food is alkaline, the lesser will be acidity. What to eat, how to eat, when to eat and how much to eat are important factors of diet therapy in managing the hyperacidity. Naturopathy treatments for hyperacidity are enema, mud packs, hip bath, Immersion bath, dry & wet heat therapy, hot and cold compress, different naturopathy packs and manipulative therapies. Therapeutic yoga exercises and Pranayam.