Stop acidity getting in the way of social situations
How social occasions can lead to acidity
- You’re often served rich or unhealthy foods
- It’s easy to eat and/or drink too much
- You may get anxiety in social situations
- If travel is involved, your usual routines can be disrupted and you may eat foods you’re not used to
How acidity affects you during social occasions
- You might need to avoid some of the foods being offered (especially spicy or fried foods), leaving you without much to eat2
- You may not feel like going out socialising2
- You may feel you’re ‘missing out’ because of your acidity
Tips to avoid or get relief from acidity in social situations
- Try to keep your portions small and opt for the healthier options on the menu1
- If you’re planning to go on a trip, plan ahead so you know what foods are likely to be okay for you
- Go ahead and don’t stop that wanderlust in you from exploring new places and more importantly, the local cuisine. But, in case, it leads to acidity, do not worry, we have you covered. Take Eno because it gets to work in 6 seconds6, and you can carry on with your explorations non-stop.
Get on top of acidity at work
Work-related things that cause acidity
- Stress, from being put under pressure, or from working long hours without meals or breaks4
- Too many acidity-causing snacks, such as chocolates or oily finger food1,3
- Too much coffee3
Different ways that acidity affects you during work2
- Increased occurrence of sick days
- Decrease in social interactions
Tips to avoid or get relief from acidity at work
Other Tips To Help Control Acidity
If you or someone in your family has tried some of our tips but are still getting symptoms of an acidity problem, it is probably worth trying an antacid. Antacids work by neutralising the acid in your stomach and they tend to provide relief quickly.
You should see your doctor if an antacid isn’t enough to control your symptoms or if your symptoms worry you. Your doctor may prescribe other medications or do some tests.
*Clinical study with ENO demonstrated start in increase of gastric pH within 6 seconds
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- Keshteli A et al. The relationship between fruit and vegetable intake with gastroesophageal reflux disease in Iranian adults. J Res Med Sci 2017; 22: 125.
- A Comparison of the Effect of Regular ENO and Placebo on Intragastric pH in Healthy Fasted Subjects . Does not imply relief.