CONSEQUENCES OF INDIGESTION

CONSEQUENCES OF INDIGESTION

Indigestion is often a sign of an underlying problem, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, or gallbladder disease, rather than a condition of its own.

Also called dyspepsia, it is defined as a persistent or recurrent pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen.

If you are experiencing symptoms of indigestion, make an appointment to see your doctor . In describing the symptoms, try to define where in the abdomen the discomfort usually occurs.
Because indigestion is such a broad term.

Although,Sometimes, people have persistent indigestion that is not related to any of these factors. This type of indigestion is called functional, or non-ulcer dyspepsia.

(#Symptoms)

Burning in the stomach or upper abdomen

Abdominal pain

Bloating (full feeling)

Belching and gas

Nausea and vomiting

Acidic taste

Growling stomach

(#Causes)

Change of environment

Excess alcohol consumption

Use of drugs that may irritate the stomach, such as aspirin and other pain relievers

(Causes By LifeStyle)

Eating too much, eating too fast, eating high-fat foods, or eating during stressful situations

Drinking too much alcohol

Cigarette smoking

Stress and fatigue

Indigestion is not caused by excess stomach acid.

Swallowing excessive air when eating may increase the symptoms of belching and bloating, which are often associated with indigestion.

Sometimes people have persistent indigestion that is not related to any of these factors. This type of indigestion is called functional, or non-ulcer dyspepsia.

(#Causes By Diseases)

Diseases:

Ulcers

GERD

Stomach cancer (rare)

Gastroparesis (a condition where the stomach doesn’t empty properly; this often occurs in people with diabetes)

Stomach infections

Irritable bowel syndrome

Chronic pancreatitis

Thyroid disease

Pregnancy

(Causes By Medication)

Aspirin and other painkillers, such as NSAIDs like ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), and naproxen (Naprosyn)

Estrogen and oral contraceptives

Steroid medications

Certain antibiotics

Thyroid medicines

Conditions where there is an abnormality in the digestive tract, such as an ulcer

Emotional problems, such as anxiety or depression

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