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Acid Reflux Disease (Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease); Causes, Symptoms, Investigations, Home Remedies, Herbal Medicines.

Acid Reflux Disease Acid Reflux Disease or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is actually a symptom of your oesophageal mucosal damage.  From the name of the disease, we can make out its nature, actually due to regular or frequent upcoming acid from stomach to oesophagus the mucosal layer used to destroy hugely. CausesExcessive intake of acidic substance before food or regular prolong uses.Excessive intake of tea or coffee and specially in empty stomach.Excessive intake of tobacco in form (Smoking or Orally Like Sada).Excessive intake of alcohol for a long time or in empty stomach repeatedly and regularly.Irregular diet intake, means avoiding a regular food timing or frequent skipping of main meals.Excessive spicy food intake for a longer period or habit of taking spicy foods in empty stomach.Excessive fast food intake, a major cause of such diseases. Because most often this food is not properly cooked and regarding the oil used in cooking a question mark always knocks in brain. Our te…

Back Pain (Lumbago): cases, symptoms, investigations, lifestyle modification

Pain in back a major problem worldwide. We often ignore it by thinking it a minor issue. Life in modern era is too fast and too hard, that is why we used to compromise with the pain often, and that is the worst part. However, if you will the reasons behind this pain, it will make to think in a different way. Causes Uncomfortable sitting for a long time in a regular manner that used to doUncomfortable journey for a long time and is very common in developing and under developed countries due to non-availability of enough public transports.Uncomfortable sleeping habit that is seen mostly in young’s, workers working abroad where they uses to compromise with bed, and financial crisis.  Traumatic injury in the back (like Public Assault or Family Violence)Accidental injury in the back (Road traffic accidents or accidental history of fall at home)  Post-surgical complication is very common due to spinal anesthesia and most commonly seen in women operated …

Turmeric (Haldi / Curcuma longa): Medicinal Benefits, Uses, Preparations.

Haldi or Turmeric a herb cum spice, which is serving humankind from thousands of years. It is a common spice in the kitchen but plays a great rule in our body. There are many such facts about this spice is now known to us. Scientific Name:Curcuma longa Interesting Facts:Turmeric grows wild in the forests of South and Southeast Asia and cultivated by Harappa civilization earlier in the 3000 B.C.Turmeric is known as golden spice of India.Turmeric helped in blocking a particular gene that was linked to inflammation and necrosis of the liver due to excessive alcohol consumptionIt is used in holy ritual and almost in all occasions in Hinduism.Turmeric rhizomes are boiled for about 30–45 minutes and then dried in hot ovens after which they are ground into a deep orange-yellow powder commonly used as a spice.India is the global production unit of Turmeric in the world almost 90% of its demand.Turmeric used to make Kumkuma, a red cosmetic powder(Applied by the married women in forehead) Medi…

Medicinal Properties & Uses Of Ginger (Sunthi / Zingiber officinale)

Ginger used as delicacy, a herb, a spice but what may be its use but in true sense it is a gift of God to us. There are very few such herbs which having such benefits and medicinal values. The rhizome of the plant is used for medicinal purpose. Dry Ginger known as Sunthi in India and use profusely in discs and medicines. Scientific Name:
 Zingiber officinale
Silent Facts:
Ginger cultivation began in South Asia.The juice from old ginger roots is extremely potent and is often used as a spice in Indian recipes.Cardamom, Turmeric Galangal & Ginger they all belongs to a same family.Ginger is a pungent and hot spice that becomes even stronger with time as becomes older.Flavours of fresh and dried ginger are somewhat different.Ginger has been promoted as a cancer treatment.Ginger is also use to aromatize the liquid in electronic cigarettes.Ginger has been around for at least 3000 years in India.India is the number one producer of ginger in the world. While China is the second.Queen Elisab…