Digestive disorder

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The term indigestion (dyspepsia) includes a wide range of unpleasant symptoms, which mostly stem from the fact that food does not pass through the digestive system as smoothly and undisturbed as it should.

Indigestion – symptoms

General symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders include:

  • ¬†stomachache
  • gurgling
  • flatulence
  • nausea and feeling sick (vomiting)
  • bowel problems (hemorrhoids, constipation, diarrhea)
  • heartburn
  • in the case of inflammatory disease also fever
  • if it is a rupture, which is also one of the disorders of the digestive tract, the symptoms are painful and are accompanied by arching in the area (groin – tannin rupture)
  • irritable bowel syndrome – is another possible symptom and is manifested by repeated compulsive stools, bloating, or also imperfect emptying

When to see a doctor

  • if you have frequent bouts of indigestion
  • if you lose weight suddenly and inexplicably
  • if you have indigestion for the first time in your life and you are over 40 years old
  • if you are taking painkillers or if you have difficulty taking a new medicine
  • if indigestion lasts longer than two weeks and has not taken any home remedies
  • if you suffer from anorexia
  • if the food remains undigested in the esophagus
  • if you wake up with heartburn



if stomach upset is accompanied by sweating or chest pain – it may be myocardial infarction.

Indigestion – treatment

  • antibiotics – in case of bacterial or parasitic infections, a short course of antibiotics may be prescribed
  • antacids – may be recommended for heartburn
  • painkillers (from painkillers to those available only on prescription) – for abdominal pain caused by any indigestion
  • certain disorders may require long-term use of medication and dietary vigilance
  • prescription drugs – anti-nausea drugs available
  • over-the-counter – diarrhea medicines

Indigestion – home treatment

  • ginger – against stomach upset, to alleviate digestive problems, improves digestion, contains active substances that help with stomach cramps. It is most effective in the form of capsules – take two 250 mg capsules after a meal, or eat a few pieces of candied ginger or drink a cup of tea.
  • chamomile – helps with digestive problems, works best as a soothing tea
  • peppermint oil – has a calming effect on intestinal cramps and relieves bloating, most effectively helps in the form of capsules, from which the oil is released gradually, take 1-2 capsules three times a day after meals
  • peppermint tea – if you do not want to take the capsules, try to drink a cup of tea after each meal
  • fennel¬† – if you have indigestion or if you have stomach problems caused by a large amount of food or spicy food consumed, heat a teaspoon of fennel and swallow. These seeds contain silica, which relieves intestinal cramps and helps prevent bloating
  • seed decoction – soak a teaspoon of a mixture consisting of the same amount of raspberry, fennel, and anise for 2-3 minutes in 250 ml of boiling water, pour off the decoction and divide it into two or three portions, drink during the day always before meals
  • Smooth-billed sweet – has many uses, but has a beneficial effect on digestion, lasts a protective coating on the lining of the esophagus and stomach, which alleviates nausea and alleviates digestive problems, can be bought in capsules, but much more effective are chewing wafers, which act in conjunction with saliva
  • baking soda – mix a teaspoon of soda in a glass of water and drink, the solution neutralizes stomach acid and helps get rid of painful winds
  • fruit vinegar – after consuming a large amount of food, try to drink a teaspoon of vinegar mixed in half a glass of water, if you do not have enough acid in your stomach, the vinegar solution will help you digest food more easily



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