In life, you may hear people say: I don’t know what happened, and my heart suddenly "burned".
What does "burning heart" mean?In fact, this is a folk saying. Some places are also called "spicy heart" or "centrifugal", which refers to the feeling of burning behind the sternum, which often extends from the lower section of the sternum.
This is due to the reflux of stomach content such as gastric acid to the esophagus, which causes inflammatory response such as congestion and edema of esophageal mucosa, and erythema and erosion occur until ulcers form.Burning heart in medicine has a professional expression, called gastroesophageal reflux disease.
So what factors will lead to the emergence of "burning heart"?The following six pay attention to.
1. Improper diet
This belongs to a physiological factor. When people eat spicy food before they go to bed or empty the stomach, they will affect the resistance ability of the esophagus mucosa, which can easily lead to a strong sense of heart burning;
Eat too full during meals, or eat a lot of cold foods, which will cause increased pressure in -stomach and cause heartburn;
Foods with sweet or citric acid, such as cakes, lemon, and chocolate, strong tea, coffee and various carbonated drinks, etc., these foods can easily cause heartburn symptoms.
2. During pregnancy
About three months in the later stages of pregnancy, due to the increase in the uterus, the pressure in the abdominal cavity will increase, and the sphincter dysfunction and peristalsis of the esophagus will cause abnormalities. This physiological factors will also cause the appearance of heart burning.
3. Strict tension
Stress is a very popular "civilized disease", which will cause people to be worried about the emotional control of anxiety, which will cause physical hormone disorders and abnormal nerve function.Negative symptoms such as sitting and difficult to settle can also cause acidic heartburn.
4. Body obesity
People are rarely formed in congenital, and they are generally eaten. It is difficult for such people to control their mouths. What fried foods and sweet foods can be addicted to them.
As a result, it is easy to cause food accumulation to form a thick fat layer, so that the Huimen sphincter is not well closed, and it is easy to cause symptoms such as gastric acid reflux and heartburn.
5. Smoking and drinking
Smoking and drinking can lead to relaxation of the cardia sphincter, so many people who smoke and drink for a long time often have symptoms of acid reflux and heartburn.
In addition, tobacco and alcohol can also cause gastric acid to increase, leading to a decrease in the resistance of esophageal mucosa, and it is easy to develop diseases such as gastritis or gastric digestive ulcers, which will aggravate the symptoms of heartburn.
6. Diseases factors
Some esophageal diseases, such as reflux esophagitis, esophageal ulcers, etc., as well as gastric duodenal diseases, such as digestive ulcers, gastritis, cardia cancer, etc.;
As well as gallbladder diseases, such as cholelite, cholecystitis, these diseases can cause gastroesophageal reflux, and patients are easy to feel heartburn.
How to relieve the symptoms of heart burning?Eight little tricks are good.
1. Do not eat too much for meals. The diet is mainly light and easy to digest.Do not eat two hours before going to bed, coffee, strong tea, chocolate and other foods eat less.
2. You can chew gum to increase saliva after meals, which is conducive to alleviating the symptoms of heart burning.
3. It is best to sit quietly after meals and start exercise for half an hour, and do not exercise vigorously.
4. Learn to control weight and maintain a healthy posture.
5. It is recommended to move more in pregnant women in the late pregnancy. Do not sit still.
6, quit smoking and alcohol, tobacco and alcohol are really not good for human health.
7. Learn to control emotions and maintain peace and openness.
8. There is a situation of continuous heart burning, it is best to seek medical treatment in time in order to find the disease in time.
In short, the symptoms of heart burning show that the maintenance of the stomach is not in place. In addition to understanding the above two major points, it is more important to start to maintain the stomach and stomach immediately, and condition through the two aspects of diet and life;
Eat more foods, such as millet, soybeans, carrots, pumpkin, potato, etc., you can drink a glass of warm milk before going to bed, while nourishing the stomach can help sleep.Under the guidance of a doctor, you can use Chinese medicine for conditioning.