Gastro Heat 火燒心

Gastro Heat 火燒心

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In Traditional Chinese Medicine this specific herbal formulation is believed to support the body in fighting the effects of digestive disorders caused by “heat” and resulting in symptoms such as gastroesophageal reflux, stomach pain, cold hands and/or feet, chest pain (especially after bending over, lying down, or eating), burning sensation in the throat or chest just behind the breastbone that occurs after eating and lasts a few minutes to several hours, bad breath, burping, belching, and heartburn.  

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Standard Usage:

For adults, as a dietary supplement, take 10 pills after a meal with warm water twice daily. If taking other medication or supplement, allow at least 2 hours before or after using this product.

Background

In Western Medicine

U.S. studies reported a rising number of obese people suffering from gastroesophageal reflux in the past two decades. An abundance of food, lack of exercise and stress can contribute to the development of obesity, which increases the chance gastroesophageal reflux. Also various lifestyle and dietary factors can contribute to heartburn. The dietary factors include eating large portions, eating just before bedtime, intake of certain foods and beverages, namely onions, chocolate, peppermint, high-fat or spicy foods, citrus juices, alcohol, caffeinated drinks, and carbonated drinks.

Heartburn has nothing to do with the heart, but the symptoms can feel like a heart attack.

Heartburn is characterized by recurrent symptoms caused by the liquid content inside the stomach backing up into the esophagus.  

In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)

TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) considers Stomach Qi (chi) uprising to be caused by either Heat or Cold influences. Heat comes mostly from the Liver. Cold is either caused by coldness in the Middle Burner or a pre-existing deficiency Cold. Eating too much Yin type food, which is synonymous with the cold property, increases the Stomach Cold Qi(chi) uprising. Emotions and other factors such as diet, lifestyle, environmental and hereditary factors also contribute to the development of imbalances that cause Heartburn.

Symptoms

Different individuals may experience different symptoms, including:

- Chest pain (especially after bending over, lying down, or eating)

- Burning sensation in the chest just behind the breastbone that occur after eating and lasts a few minutes to several hours

- Bad breath, Belching, Heartburn

- Difficulty or pain when swallowing, the feeling of food sticking in the middle of the throat

- Sour taste in the mouth

- Cold hands and/or feet

- Poor appetite

- Insomnia and irritability

- Slight coughing with sputum

- Constipation

- Shortness of breath

- Burning sensation in the throat

Diet & Prevention

Exercise regularly to keep your body healthy, eat well balanced meals daily according to a set routine. It is best to avoid eating uncooked(raw), cold, grilled, greasy, sour, pungent food, chocolate and/or shellfish. No smoking or drinking alcohol, coffee and cold beverages.

Ingredients

Serving Size 10 pills

Serving Per Container 30

Amount Per Serving 3000mg

Herbal Blend:

Codonopsis, Atractylodes, Cinnamon twig, Ginger, Pinellia, Licorice

Other ingredients : Pure Honey

No artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, dairy, chemical binders or wax.

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