acidity of the stomach


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acidity of the stomach

The lowered pH of the gastric contents, due to hydrogen ion release by parietal cells.
See also: acidity
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DR ANN Walker says, "At least two of the active constituents of ginger are known to reduce the amount of gastric juices produced and lower acidity of the stomach which will help fight nausea.
Some studies suggest that the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of devil's claw are diminished by the acidity of the stomach.
It] dries up valuable secretions, increases the acidity of the stomach, and sometimes disturbs the bodily functions generally.