General symptoms: indigestion, heaviness in the body, burning sensation in the chest and abdomen, loss of appetite, nausea, bitter and sour taste burping.
According to ayurveda: pitta aggravating diet and lifestyle , acidic diet, negative emotions, Chemicals, Drugs fasting, skipping the meals or remaining empty stomach for a long time.
Remedy: herbal supplements like supitta and apitta helps to reduce acidity. Daily consumption of mixture of Cumin, coriander and Fennel seed powders in water 3-4 times a day helps to reduce acidity as well as for healing the ulcers panchkarma procedures like virechan removes toxins and excess acid through therapeutic purgation. Avoiding pitta aggravating diet, lifestyle, smoking and alcohol helps in reducing hyper acidity.