Tuesday, 4 November 2014

22:41

Knowing that you need to better understand this topic I recommend that you take 5 minutes to read what we have to say. Acid Reflux Symptoms include the following. (You may print them our for handy reference).

Short in the middle of the night you are awakened by a burn sensation in your throat. You are disturbed as you don’t know what it is. You drink cold water to sooth your throat. It does not work. In such case a doctor might tell that you are suffering from “acid reflux” and you need not worry. But how does a common man come to know if he/she is suffering from “acid reflux”?


Symptoms of Acid Reflux

There are many ways you can come to know whether or not, you are hurting from “Acid reflux”.

Heart Burn: The most common symptom of acid reflux is heart burn. In such case there is a burn sensation in you throat and neck due to backward traveling of food items. It is a digestive problem and has got nothing to do with heart. The burning sense is mainly felt in the mid of the chest and back. This symptom is primarily suffered by the people having unhealthy eating habits. People suffering from frequent heart burns should consult the doctor.

Hurting or burning sense in the throat while swallowing: Another significant symptom is hurting or burning sensation in the throat. There is a serious pricking hurting or a burning sense while swallowing of food. There can be a feel of food getting stuck or your throat feeling heavy. Chest hurting might also be accompanied with these feelings. In such cases a person should try to eat slowly and chewing the food properly and at the same time he/she should debar too cold or too hot food or drink.

Difficulty in swallowing: Difficulty in swallowing is a state where there is a sense or feeling of food being stuck in the throat or in the upper part of the chest. There can be versatile reasons for having a problem in swallowing the food, one of which is acid reflux. This can be a serious upset so it is better to consult a doctor as quickly as possible.

Asthmatic symptoms: Problems like asthmatic and cough can also occur in a person. Aside from the smokers this symptom was also seen in the non smokers on a larger scale.

Allergic to food (Nausea) and vomiting: Loosing interest in food for a longer period of time and gradually loosing appetite can also be a symptom of acid reflux. Vomit often can also be a symptom. Vomiting can be frequent or regular.

Paining sense in the chest: Many a times there can be a impression or sense of the food getting stuck in the chest. It is necessary to differentiate this pain from other chest pains and in such cases it is very crucial to consult a doctor as soon as possible

Disorders in the throat: Very seldom there can be symptoms in the throat. Sensations like a intumescence being stuck in the throat or dry coughing or trouble while swallowing, sore throat or continuous hiccups are some of the symptoms of the throat disorders.

Above are some of the common symptoms of Acid Reflux. by Michael Malega

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