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Title: What Causes Indigestion, Gas? Natural Treatment for Acidity


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What Causes Indigestion, Gas? Natural Treatment
for Acidity
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Causes Of Indigestion
Indigestion and gas have many causes. They are
very common and affect almost every other person.
They are not very severe conditions but may lead
to one, if not treated. Causes of indigestion,
gas are discussed in the article below.
Indigestion is characterized by pain in the upper
abdomen, which is called dyspepsia, or a burning
sensation behind the breastbone, known as
heartburn.
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Indigestion Symptoms
Indigestion symptoms are A bloated feeling
Belching Nausea Flatulence Stomach pain
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Causes Of Indigestion
The stomach produces acid but sometimes this acid
troubles the lining of the stomach, the duodenum,
the top part of the intestine or the gullet. It
could also be the result of the digestive system
being too sensitive to acid.
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Causes Of Indigestion
Indigestion can cause uneasiness and pain.
Following are the causes for indigestion, gas
Ulcers- Ulcers in the stomach, which are a cause
of stomach acid damaging the stomach lining,
could be a cause for indigestion, gas.
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Causes Of Indigestion
Stomach Cancer- The protective lining in the
stomach gets eroded by cancer cells in it. This
allows the acid to access the stomach wall and
cause acidity. Helicobacter pylori infection-
This is very common and led to stomach ulcers.
Obesity- Overweight people are highly prone to
indigestion and gas.
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Causes Of Indigestion
Hiatus hernia- This occurs when a part of the
stomach pushes against the diaphragm. It may lead
to heartburn due to partial blockage of refluxed
stomach acid clearing from the oesophagus.
Medications- Some medicines, antibiotics,
painkillers, steroids, thyroid medicines, and
oral contraceptives can cause indigestion.
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Causes Of Indigestion
Stress and anxiety- Stress and anxiety are
contributors to indigestion symptoms. Gastro-
oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) - The
oesophageal sphincter prevents the stomach acid
from moving back into the oesophagus. When it
fails to do so, there is an acid reflux, which
leads to GORD.
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Causes Of Indigestion
Gastroparesis- This is common in people with
diabetes and happens when the stomach doesnt
clear properly. Irritable bowel syndrome
Thyroid diseases Chronic pancreatitis
Pregnancy
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Causes Of Indigestion
Excessive alcohol Eating fattening foods
Eating too much or too fast- Swallowing too much
air while eating may lead to indigestion and gas
formation. Smoking
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Natural Treatment For Acidity
There are ways for natural treatment for
acidity. Do not eat with your mouth open or
talk too much while eating. Avoid spicy foods,
late night eating, alcohol and smoking. Avoid
fluid intake during meals.
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Natural Treatment For Acidity
Eat smaller meals at regular intervals. Avoid
foods high in acid, such as, citrus fruits and
tomatoes. Do not exercise right after a meal.
Avoid lying down soon after a meal. These points,
if kept in mind, would help keep indigestion
symptoms at bay.
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Herbozyme Capsules
There are over-the-counter medicines available to
cure indigestion, gas, heartburn but the most
highly recommended natural treatment for gas pain
is Herbozyme capsule. It helps in healthy
metabolism and soothes stomach inflammation. Its
herbal composition aids in proper digestion. It
is a natural treatment for acidity.
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