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ask: need an urgent reply plz..... wht causes the stomach acidity in my family????

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hi.... being a house wife i m so much worried about my family health ...since past few months my 38 yrs old hubby and 5 yrs old daughter are on & off suffering from stomach upset & acidic pains etc.... our gp diagnosed that genetically they are very sensitive in this regard.... can anybody tell me the major causes of this kinda stomach problems??? i mean wht kinda life-style or food causes this "acidity or hyper-acidity"....?????

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Susan Cody HERWriter Guide

Hi snq

Thanks for your post.

With regard to the genetic factor - how did the doctor decide this? Did he/she run tests? I'm just curious.

What is your family diet like? If you are using a lot of spices, it's a good idea to stop that and use more bland foods. Give it a week or two to see if the pain stops.

Here is a list of foods to eat and avoid: http://heartburn.about.com/cs/dietfood/a/heartburnfoods1.htm

We hope to hear back from you!

Susan

January 23, 2013 - 1:12pm
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