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Four Natural Ways to Remove Indigestion

For many people, indigestion is felt like a pain in the upper abdomen or like a burn that could be accompanied by the sensation of a stomach full of gases, a feeling of bloating after eating, difficulty swallowing, a sensation of heaviness after a meal, cramps, and abdominal or stomach pains.

natural ways to remove indigestion

Medical names used to describe this phenomenon include non-ulcer dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) and functional dyspepsia.

This article will discuss four great natural ways to remove indigestion.

Natural Ways to Remove Indigestion

For people experiencing chronic indigestion, the focus should be shifted from the blocking of the digestive process using antacids to help digestion.

Indigestion has many causes, not just the increased secretion of hydrochloric acid, but can be triggered by decreased secretion of the mentioned acid as well as other enzymes and digestive factors.

There are plenty of nutrition-oriented doctors who believe that a small amount of acid in the stomach is the main suspect among those suffering from indigestion.

Here are four natural ways that can help relieve indigestion:

  • Supplement your hydrochloric acid intake

A lot of people suffering from indigestion suffer from a lack of hydrochloric acid secretion. Supplementing the intake of this acid may be a relief for those who suffer from indigestion.

  • Change diets

The first step in changing your diet is removing any common dietary causes that could cause indigestion.

These include obesity, excessive eating and the consumption of fried foods, chocolate, carbonated beverages, coffee, and alcohol.

In a lot of cases, it was found that merely reducing the amount of these foods from the diet led to the alleviation of symptoms in people suffering from GERD.

Another natural product widely used in treating indigestion is peppermint oil. Peppermint has been found to be very helpful in improving gastrointestinal functions in people with irritable bowel syndrome.

  • Take digestive enzymes

Another cause of indigestion is the lack of digestive enzymes from the pancreas.

When abdominal bloating and discomfort, gastric pains (hearth burns) and gas formation are occurring 10-15 minutes after you eat, it could be a sign that you have a lack of pancreatic enzymes.

Products that contain digestive enzymes are most effective in treating pancreatic insufficiency.

Drugs with or without prescription: do they worsen indigestion?

A lot of experts say that prescription or non-prescription medicines used in indigestion causes more problems rather than cure the disease.

Drugs that are blocking acids are among the most popular of these, and they usually work by blocking what is considered to be the most crucial digestive process: hydrochloric acid secretion inwards stomach.

However, these drugs prevent the process of digesting food and eating. Instead, these drugs are associated with many side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, and constipation.

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