Which measures are taken to decrease acidity in body ? Why ?


Acidity is the increase in acidic content of the stomach and decrease in pH, to antagonize this effect one should take antacids like milk of magnesia. Antacid contains base, and that base will react with excess acid and neutralize the acidic effect.

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Dear student ,
For decreasing acidity we should take antacid because antacid contains base which react with acid present in our body and form salt and water and it helps to get relief from acidity . Taking antacids and other medications reduces acidity of our body .
Hope it will help you
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