What is indigestion? - Indigestion is persistent or recurrent abdominal pain / discomfort at the upper part of the abdomen after eating.
Someone with indigestion may present with any or some of the following symptoms:
Indigestion can be caused by any of the following:
As many cases of indigestion are mild, the body can often correct it on its own and so may not need treatment. When necessary, treatment for indigestion is targeted at the underlying cause(s). These may include:
Indigestion can be prevented by avoiding the causative factors earlier listed: