Diet for reflux esophagitis
Treatment of any disease of the digestive tract can not do without the use of a special diet that allows you to protect the walls of the stomach from various irritations and prevent the development of complications characteristic of these pathologies. Reflux esovagit belongs to the category of gastric diseases. It is often accompanied by heartburn, belching and nausea after each meal.
The diet for reflux esophagitis is aimed at protecting the stomach and restoring its functions. Therefore, it has a fairly wide list of prohibited products. About them, we now talk.
What's not allowed?
In the presence of such a disease as reflux esophagitis, it is necessary to exclude all foods that irritate the gastric mucosa. These include:
- all fatty, salty and spicy dishes;
- fatty meat and fish;
- fried food;
- Citrus Fruit;
- concentrated vegetable and fruit juices;
- strong coffee and tea;
- spicy spices.
What can I do?
The diet for reflux-esophagitis and gastritis allows the following foods to be eaten:
- ryazhenka and kefir;
- cottage cheese;
- lean meat;
- low-fat fish;
- vegetables and fruits in fresh form;
- porridges cooked on water;
- compotes;Chicken broths, etc.
Before you start a meal, you should always drink a glass of chilled boiled water. This is necessary in order to avoid overeating, which only exacerbate the current situation.
You should also drink a decoction of chamomile in the morning and evening for ½ cup. This will remove the inflammation and contribute to a quick recovery.
Do not eat too hot or cold dishes. It irritates the gastric mucosa, which leads to symptoms such as heartburn, belching and nausea.
Power must be a fraction. Eat 5 - 6 times in small portions. Immediately after eating, it is not recommended to rest, even in a sitting position. It is necessary to walk a little for 20-30 minutes, so that the food is a little "settled".
Food should be washed with mineral still water or with a weak black tea. You can also use jelly or compote of dried fruits with a minimum sugar content.
If the disease is accompanied by severe pain, then you should eat standing up. And after a meal you can not sit and lie still for 2-3 hours.
As an anesthetic, such drinks as milk and rose hip infusion. The first envelops the walls of the stomach, thereby reducing the degree of aggressive action on them, and the second has a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and shortly reduces pain syndrome.
In the presence of severe heartburn, it is recommended to eat sweet fruits and berries( bananas, peaches, plums, pears).It is desirable to use them either on an empty stomach, or immediately after breakfast. They will permanently eliminate heartburn and other unpleasant symptoms of this disease.
It is very important during the treatment of reflux esophagitis not to wear tight clothing and belts. This can lead to expulsion of gastric juice and ingestion of it into the esophagus, which causes unpleasant sensations in humans.
Treatment of reflux esophanitis should occur in a complex manner. And dieting plays a big role here. After all, it is the wrong diet that is most often the cause of stomach diseases. Therefore, compliance with this diet is the most reasonable in this situation.