When esophagitis do not overeat and drink vegetable mixture

For a long time have esophagitis, accompanied by pain. What is this disease and how is it treated? Sincerely, Anatoly Vasilevich. , Novomoskovsk.

The letter says the Director of the club "Healthy-e" doctor, phytotherapeutist Boris Skachko.

Esophagitis is an inflammation of the esophagus. The disease develops due to burns, trauma, in particular caused by hot, rough or spicy food, chemicals. Often it causes gastro-esophageal reflux involuntary, without previous nausea or vomiting, numb gastrointestinal contents into the esophagus. Its constant leaking leads to the formation of chronic inflammation in the mucous membrane. Of great importance is also the functional insufficiency of the lower esophageal sphincter. In chronic esophagitis there is pain in the chest. The pain is dull, rather a permanent or acute arising during meals or immediately after it. There eructation, most often by air, at least - with admixtures of acid stomach contents, heartburn. These symptoms are more likely to occur in patients in supine position. They are enhanced by overeating, eating fatty, sugary foods, at a voltage, a sharp bend, etc. Sometimes reflux can precede the hernia hiatal. The periods of exacerbation followed by periods of remission. Curing esophagitis, it is important to observe the principle of a sustainable approach to the lining of the esophagus. Patients with reflux esophagitis is recommended to raise the head end of the bed 5-15 cm, not to abuse fatty foods, not to overeat. You can't eat later than 3-4 hours before bedtime. Raise the tone of the distal esophageal sphincter promotes protein food. Recommended mucous membranes enveloping the food, vegetable oil and nutrition of small and frequent meals. From the diet confiscate chocolate, citrus, coffee. Patients with esophagitis need complex treatment taking into account the cause, the nature of the changes of the mucous membrane and individual peculiarities of the organism. Contributes to the disappearance of pain and heartburn root infusion Altai dosage: 1 decimal. L. pour 200 ml of boiling water, insist 20 minutes, Take 1 h - 1 spoon 4 times a day. As an anti-inflammatory, enveloping and sedative when esophagitis recommend this mixture: seeds of flax ordinary (20 g), grass Altai drug (20 g), thallus Icelandic moss (10 g), mallow leaves black (10 g), flowers korovjaka gustotsvetkovogo (10g). A tablespoon of the mixture pour 200 ml of water, bring to boil, boil for 5 minutes on low fire. To drink drinks throughout the day. The course of treatment 3-4 weeks. Quick epitelizatia erosions and ulcers of the esophagus contributes rose-hip, sea-buckthorn or corn oil, which take 10-15 ml 3-4 times a day after meals. When expressed pain syndrome in patients with gastro-esophageal reflux due to high tone goalkeeper appoint a tincture of the leaves belladonna (1:10) at 40% ethyl alcohol (pharmaceutical product) by 5-15 drops for reception of water. When esophagitis, accompanied by bleeding, take 20 g yarrow ordinary and nettle. Two tablespoons of the mixture pour 200 ml of water, stand in a water bath for 15 minutes, drain after 1 hour. Take a cool 1-2 tbsp 3-6 times a day for 20 minutes before eating. When reflux to reduce swelling and edema of the mucous membrane using the infusion of the herb oregano: 2 tbsp. pour 200 ml of water, stand in a water bath for 15 minutes, Take 1 h - 1 tbsp 3-4 times a day for 20 minutes before eating. It is important to eliminate factors that increase intra-abdominal pressure (not to wear tight clothing, to treat cough, don't bend, don't strain during bowel movement).