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What causes sour stomach?
I was looking for the answer to this question this morning, and this is what I found on wisegeek.com : "There are a number of reasons why the level of hydrochloric acid rises and causes a stomachache of this type. Many of these underlying causes have to do with lifestyle choices. This means it is possible to alter habits and behavior and minimize the recurrence of sour stomach in many cases. One of the most common causes of this phenomenon has to do with consuming too much food within a couple of hours of retiring for the evening. Many people who choose to eat late in the evening do not allow enough time for their bodies to process the food before positioning themselves in a prone position. This makes it easier for the acid to back into the digestive tract and cause a burning sensation that makes it very difficult to rest. The obvious solution here is to eat earlier in the evening and engage in some light activity, such as walking to help stimulate the digestive process. Along with consuming too much food too late in the day, the type of food consumed can also lead to a sour stomach. Excess consumption of fatty foods can irritate the stomach and lead to a great deal of pain. While taking an antacid may help ease the discomfort, a better option is to consume less animal fats and consume more nutrient-rich options, such as green vegetables. The root cause for sour stomach in some cases has nothing to do with the type or amount of food consumed. Instead, the stomach is irritated by the consumption of substances that could be minimized or avoided altogether. Smokers increase their chances of developing a sour stomach. In addition, tobacco consumption can exacerbate any tendency to develop an ulcer. Choosing to quit smoking and avoid the use of tobacco products in general can save the individual a lot of pain and also minimize the chances of developing a peptic ulcer. Stress can also be involved in the creation of a sour stomach. The emotional state of an individual will often impact the ability of various systems in the body to perform at peak efficiency. Someone who is constantly worried or fearful often find they experience a tightness in the stomach area that leads to indigestion no matter what or when they eat. Often, counseling or engaging in activities to minimize stress levels will also lead to a decrease in problems with indigestion as well. "
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The souring and curdling of milk is caused by bacteria. These bacteria utilize all the nutrients, i.e., glucose and other vitamins, and produce acids as a waste product. Tha…t's why milks go sour; it's because of the acids produced by bacteria. Cheese was milk, which curdled but lavishly sprinkled with salt and compacted. Although this is so, you cannot just put salt into your sour milk as commercial cheese uses cultured bacteria which are laboratory-tested for a specific use. Making cheese from sour milk will just give you food poisoning.
indigestion. gas accumulation due to indigestion. bowels not cleared. if it is a longstanding problem could be ulcers, worms
Well just don't run or talk that much. Just relax and lay down. Do not yell of lose your temper. Try not to rush your stomach to fell better. Don't eat or drink so much.
sugars are something that you should avoid - milk is really good and something salty because the salt does something so pretzels always work for me, or saltine crackers.
A sour stomach is when your stomach is not digesting food properly and it is sitting there rotting. Then you start belching and getting a bad taste in your mouth or a burning …stomach ache and even heart burn.
Pepto! But if it's caused by acid indegestion, lemon juice works. I use it a lot.
you have to cool it down after you make it put a block of ice in the middle of the pot
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low quality of wine starter
Acid reflux is a very common ailment in early pregnancy. There are a few drugs that your doctor might perscribe to make them less occurent of even get rid of these altogether.…
stay away from dairy and milk
one and then your stomach wont be empty any more
High in Fiber and Low in protien producents, Dont use meat (any kind), Juices (Vit C juices), and milk cream or creamy products. Use Vegitables and bread, to reduce irritation… use skimed milk. email@example.com
You know if you have a sour stomach if you're experience nausea, bloating or stomach cramps. Your stomach will not feel right, it may be swirling or you can feel sharp pai…ns.