Indigestion causes and remedy

INDIGESTION(SERIAMAI/ASEERANAM)

Indigestion symptoms

Indigestion/Dyspepsia or upset stomach is a term that describes discomfort or pain in the upper abdomen.Dyspepsia is a group of symptoms which often include nausea,hiccup, belching,bloating ,vomiting,diarrhoea.

CAUSES OF INDIGESTION

  • Excessive intake of food substances that are hard to digest as fat,fish,meat,ground nuts,etc…
  • Intake of decayed food substancesand food made of rice flour will decrease the digestive fire.
  • Untimely meals
  • Insomnia
  • Confusion
  • Fear and greed
  • Stress
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Stomach infections
  • Pregnancy
  • Smoking
  • Drinking too much alcohol

PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS

  • Abdominal distensions
  • Rumbling noise in abdomen due to stagnation of air
  • Regurgitation
  • Belching
  • Salty taste in mouth and throat
  • Hiccup

CLINICAL SYMPTOMS

  • Regurgitation of food due to decreased digestive fire
  • Sour belching
  • Hiccup
  • Rumbling noise in abdomen
  • Excessive thirst
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Pain in the lower abdomen due to stagnation of air in the abdomen

TREATMENT OF INDIGESTION

Indigestion is a symptom not a disease ,its treatment depends on underlying condition.Normally indigestion symptoms go away with in hours ,without any medications.If your symptoms become worse ,you should consult a doctor.

HOW TO PREVENT INDIGESTION?

  • Try not to chew with your mouth open,talk while chewing or eat too fast.It will cause you to swallow too much air,leading to indigestion.
  • Drink fluids before taking food.Avoid drinking during meals.
  • Avoid late- night eating
  • Avoid spicy food
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages
  • Eat small meals so the stomach does not have to work as hard
  • Eat slowly
  • Avoid foods that contain high amounts of acids ,such as citrus fruits and tomatoes
  • Reduce caffeine products
  • Don’t exercise with full stomach
  • Don’t lie down right after eating .wait for 2 hours after your dinner before going to bed.
  • Sleep with your head elevated above your feet and use pillow to prop yourself up.It will help to allow digestive juices to flow into intestine rather than to oesophagus .

WHEN TO SEE A DOCTOR FOR INDIGESTION?

See a doctor if you have any of the following symptoms :

  • Vomiting /blood in vomit
  • weight loss
  • loss of appetite
  • Black tarry stools
  • Blood stained stools

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