Recently abrupt temperature, have occasionally giddy, palpitations wait for a symptom, began to worry about his heart and blood vessel gave a problem? Actually, these symptoms may also be associated with gerd americans often happen, the recent nantou has a 30 – year – old dizziness, palpitation, miss zhang thought is heart disease to arrange related testing, but found no heart shape, finally referred to the liver and gallbladder examination, gastroenterology arrangement of upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy diagnosed gerd.
Some of the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux resemble heart disease
Nantou Hospital Director Hong Hongchang said that modern people have a fast pace of life, work pressure, coupled with diet, like to stay up late to eat and other bad eating habits, gastroesophageal reflux cases are more and more. The most common symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux are heartburn and acid reflux, but the discomfort caused by these two symptoms can sometimes be confused with other diseases.
According to the department of Health education at the Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, the symptoms of heart fire can sometimes be mistaken for a heart problem. And acid reflux can sometimes even cause chest pain, similar to angina, so some patients may mistake reflux symptoms for heart disease.
Cold weather is particularly prone to gastroesophageal reflux
Cold weather can change people’s eating habits and make them greasy and heavy, which is not only prone to cardiovascular diseases, but also increases the incidence of gastroesophageal reflux. Such as:
Cold weather we like to drink hot soup, hot coffee, hot tea, more water easy to make gastroesophageal reflux occurred.
Many winter tonic food is relatively greasy, fatty food will stay in the stomach for a longer time, often cause flatulence, lower esophageal sphincter relaxation, induced gastroesophageal reflux.
Spicy foods, which help keep the body hot, and sweet, happy-feeling foods are also popular during the winter, but both can also cause acid reflux.
4 habits should be adjusted to relieve gastric acid reflux, and 2 acupuncture points are recommended by Chinese medicine doctors
Cold autumn and winter weather, appetite, will want to eat greasy, thick, sweet food, these will trigger gastroesophageal reflux, so it is best to adjust to healthy eating habits, reduce the chance of gastric acid reflux; In addition, according to the health education information of the affiliated hospital of China Medical University, the prevention and treatment of acid reflux should pay attention to the following four points:
Avoid overeating: Eat slowly, to reduce the burden of stomach.
Don’t go to bed and lie down too fast after eating: So it’s best to avoid eating 2 to 3 hours before sleeping. Lying down too fast after eating can easily lead to acid reflux.
Smoking cessation and alcohol withdrawal: smoking and alcohol intake seriously weaken the tension of the lower esophageal sphincter, and smoking also reduces saliva secretion, making the patient’s condition worse.
Watch your weight: Being obese can put pressure on your stomach and increase your risk of gastroesophageal reflux.
4 categories of nutrients +2 acupoints can prevent gastroesophageal reflux
Gastroesophageal reflux can be prevented not only by “eating less, eating less” but also by “eating more” some nutrients.
Nutritionist Doctor Liu Boren suggests that you can eat a lot at ordinary times
Vitamin A: such as carrot, ground melon leaves, spinach
Vitamin C: such as cabbage, ground melon leaves
Vitamin K: such as broccoli, okra
Mucin: such as okra, yam, pumpkin
Such nutritious food can promote the repair of intestinal mucosa. When combined with natural plant enzymes, glutamic acid, B vitamins and other nutrients, it can effectively regulate the function of the stomach and reduce the burden of the stomach.
In addition, Lai Huilian, a doctor from the Traditional Chinese medicine department of Nantou Hospital, suggested massaging “Neiguan points” and “Zusanli points” to prevent health care.
The point of Neigen is between the two tendons in the middle of the inner arm, and the position of the width of three fingers beside the carpal tunnel has the effect of soothing the heart and the stomach.
Zusanli point is located on the outside of the knee under the knee four fingers wide, outside the tibia a thumb wide position, has the effect of regulating spleen and stomach.