What is Indigestion?
What is Indigestion? Indigestion is also named as upset stomach or dyspepsia. Indigestion is a general term which is used to describe upper abdominal or stomach discomfort and pain which is correlated with complications in the digestion of food. It is described as a burning, uncomfortable, and uneasy sensation in the belly. Indigestion may result in bloating, feeling full of stomach soon after you eat anything. Indigestion is not considered as a disease. Although, indigestion can rather be a symptom for other digestive diseases. Indigestion can happen to anyone. A chronic digestive problem or eating habits can accelerate indigestion considerably at a higher rate. Glance to What Causes Indigestion Indigestion is caused by many possible reasons. It can either be caused by digestive diseases or it may be eased with relevance to changes in lifestyle and it can be triggered by drink, food, and medication. In general, there are many reasons for frequent indigestion which are stated below:
Sometimes, other digestive conditions can also be a reason for Indigestion which include:
Note: Stomach acid does not result in Indigestion. Indigestion Symptoms [Image will be Uploaded Soon] Anyone or everyone can experience indigestion which could be in a slightly different way. Indigestion symptoms can be felt either daily or occasionally. Anyone suffering from indigestion may have one or more symptoms from the following:
Note: People sometimes suffer from persistent Indigestion that is not relevant to the above symptoms and which is known as functional, or non-ulcer dyspepsia. Indigestion Diseases [Image will be Uploaded Soon] Stomach Ulcer: It is a sore found in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, and small intestine. Symptoms include:
Food Intolerance: After eating a certain food, the digestive problem occurs as a result. Symptoms include:
Gallstones: Gastric issues result in the turn of eventually blocking the bile duct that happens when a type of hard deposit is found on the gallbladder. Chronic and Acute Gastric: These are the group of conditions that occur when the stomach lining is completely inflamed due to the abruption of inflammation. Symptoms include:
GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease): It is a digestive disease in which HCl acid in the stomach and bile irritates the esophagus lining. Symptoms Include:
Explanation of How to Treat Indigestion Medicine used for treating Indigestion includes:
Note: Over-the-counter antacids are considered as the first choice.
Mild indigestion can be cured by changing lifestyles that include:
Indigestion can be diagnosed by the following ways:
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