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For what reasons might watermelon or even cucumbers give me such indigestion?

For what reasons might watermelon or even cucumbers give me such indigestion?

Cucurbitacin: Watermelons and cucumbers both contain a compound called cucurbitacin. Many people react to cucurbitacins, suffering gas and indigestion. Read more

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I am suffering from indigestion. What are the causes of indigestion?

I am suffering from indigestion. What are the causes of indigestion?

Acid problem: Either too much acid is produced or the acid is not handled right. You may have reflux from the stomach into the esophagus by an incompetent esophageal sphincter, or by a hiatus hernia. Or there may be irritation of the stomach lining leading to discomfort. Spicy foods, medications, overweight, smoking, alcohol can all predispose to this condition, or make it worse. Read more

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What is acid indigestion?

Heart burns?: This can be from gastroesophageal reflux (gerd) when the stomach acid gets back up into the food pipe (esophagus), a stomach ulcer, or gastritis (too much nsaids intake can also cause the latter). Read more

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How to avoid indigestion?

How to avoid indigestion?

Few suggestions...: Indigestion is commonly a symptom of acid reflux which is the back flow of stomach contents into the esophagus. Its triggered by many factors. Avoidance may be achieved by: eating slower or eating less; eliminating caffeine, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, mints, tomato sauces, citrus, carbonated drinks; lose weight if needed; avoid bending over or laying down after eating. Good luck! Read more

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Does stress cause indigestion?

Does stress cause indigestion?

Often for many folks: Stress indicates that your system believes there is a demand, or some danger that you are confronted with. Your body then goes into a kind of fight or flight mode. It sends energy to your muscles for action and takes it away from the gut where digestion is underway. The result can be digestive problems. Learn more about stress effects at http://drmiller. Com/learningcenter/stressmanagement/. Read more

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Can avocados help with indigestion?

Can avocados help with indigestion?

Not that I know of: No indication that it helps indigestion. If having frequent indigestion you should see your doctor. Read more

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Is milk good or bad for indigestion?

Is milk good or bad for indigestion?

IT IS NOT GOOD: Milk is not good for indigestion and better be avoided due to possibility of lactose tolerance. Read more

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What I can take for acid indigestion?

What I can take for acid indigestion?

Tums, (calcium carbonate)the antacid.: Tums (calcium carbonate) are very cheap and work very well. Also a great source of calcium. Read more

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What could acid indigestion feel like?

Discomfort and pain: Acid reflux can cause chest pain and can be uncomfortable enough to keep you up at night. Read more

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Why do refried beans cause indigestion?

Why do refried beans cause indigestion?

Beans / indigestion: Beans contain a relatively large quantity of indigestible starches. Local gut bacteria feast on these substances and produce gas which distends your intestines causing pain and flatulence. Supplying enzymes (alpha gactosidase - "Beano") at the time of bean ingestion breaks down those starches and reduces discomfort and gas. Read more

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What sort of problem is acid indigestion?

What sort of problem is acid indigestion?

Upper abdominal pain: Medical term is dyspepsia. Multiple causes medication induced from nsaid's (motrin Aleve (naproxen) asprin type products) or bacteria infection called helicobacter pylori and many other less common causes in a otherwise healthy person. Problem is usually self limiting with over the counter treatments, however, if persists would seek care from a medical provider. Read more

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What to eat if you have acid indigestion?

What to eat if you have acid indigestion?

Tums, (calcium carbonate)the antacid.: Tums (calcium carbonate) are very cheap and work very well. Also a great source of calcium. Read more

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What are the symptoms of acid indigestion?

What are the symptoms of acid indigestion?

Heartburn: Acid indigestion has many names including dyspepsia, reflux, gerd (gastro-esophageal reflux disorder), and can result from ulcers and gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining). It is caused by acid entering the esophagus hitting tissue not able to handle it. Burning, sour taste in the mouth, belching, regurgitation of food, cough, pain (stomach, chest), nausea can occur from this irritation. Read more

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What is indigestion from point neurologic?

What is indigestion from point neurologic?

More info plz: Please clarify more of what you were told or what you may have heard with respect to a neurological cause for indigestion. This will help give me some context of your problem to work with since indigestion in the common usage of the word is not something that we typically think of as a neurological problem. Read more

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Does juicing vegetables causes indigestion?

Does juicing vegetables causes indigestion?

It could: Eating or drinking anything can lead to heartburn in some people. Read more

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Does cocaine cause indigestion? If so, why?

Does cocaine cause indigestion? If so, why?

Yes it may: Reason unknown; See a mental health professional to help you get off this drug! . Read more

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Why do I always get indigestion after I eat?

Why do I always get indigestion after I eat?

Dyspepsia: The most common causes of indigestion are eating too much or too fast, Acid Reflux, gastritis, gastric ulcer, Functional dyspepsia (motility problem of stomach). Dyspepsia is common among patients with UC. Also Gluten sensitivity is common among patients with UC which may cause Dyspepsia. Talk to your Gasteroenterologist. Read more

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Triphala churna can be used fot indigestion?

Is, but should it?: 3 fruits in an ayurvedic preparation; used as a "detoxifier", primarily a laxative. Can cause cramps, gastrointestinal upset, and diarrhea. Wouldn't recommend it to treat "indigestion". Read more

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