How to Relieve Indigestion

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What is Indigestion:

Indigestion, also known as dyspepsia, is a painful or burning feeling in the upper abdomen and is usually accompanied by nausea, bloating or gas, a feeling of fullness, and, sometimes, vomiting. Indigestion is a common problem and many people have it from time to time. Usually every person get involved in indigestion some time or other. Indigestion problem is a chief disorder of digestive system.



Indigestion is usually caused by stomach acid coming into contact with the mucosa of the digestive system – the sensitive protective lining of the digestive system. Stomach acids break down the mucosa, causing irritation and inflammation, which trigger the symptoms of indigestion. In the majority of cases indigestion is linked to eating and/or drinking. Sometimes it may be caused by infection or some medications.


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Causes Indigestion:

Drinking too much alcohol

• Eating spicy, fatty, or greasy foods

• Eating too much (overeating)

• Eating too fast

• Emotional stress or nervousness

• High fiber foods

• Tobacco smoking

• Too much caffeine

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Symptoms of Indigestion:

Common indigestion symptoms include:

* Abdominal pain,
* Heartburn or acid indigestion (acid reflux),
* Bloating (full feeling),
* Excessive gas (belching, burping or flatulence),
* Nausea with or without vomiting,
* Acidic taste in the mouth,
* Gurgling, rumbling, or growling stomach discomfort,
* Constipation or diarrhea, and
* Decreased appetite.

The symptoms of indigestion may resemble other medical conditions or problems. Always consult your physician for a diagnosis.

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Indigestion Remedies:

1. Drink half a glass of pineapple juice after meals. This is the most beneficial remedy for treating indigestion.

2. Eat an orange because helps the digestive system and stores nutrition.

3. Consume grapes or grape juice. This is also a best remedy to solve indigestion.

4. Drink carrot and beet juice.

5. Apply ice bag on the stomach for about 30 minutes after meals.

6. Rub a spoon of cumin seeds in a glass of water and after drink.

7. Mix equal amounts of water and baking soda in a glass. Drink this to get immediate relief.

8. One or two coriander juice spoons in combination with buttermilk, is very effective in curing digestive affections.

9. Eat ½ tablespoon of aniseed to enhance digestion.

10. Peppermint is also very efficient for the indigestion.

11. Mix a spoon of fresh coriander of leaf juice and a little salt and drink this combination two times a day.

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Indigestion Prevention:

• Eat your food in time and do not do it fast.

• Make physical exercises.

• Try to eat the foods that are rich in fibers.

• Try to find ways that will help you relax and take deep breaths.

• Drink large quantities of water every day.


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