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My mom is 78 & has type II diabetes. After dinner she remains up 4 about 3 hours. But when she goes 2 bed she feels d food sticking her. Indigestion?

My mom is 78 & has type II diabetes. After dinner she remains up 4 about 3 hours. But when she goes 2 bed she feels d food sticking her. Indigestion?

Probably: She could try sleeping propped up to see if it helps. Does it happen only after supper? If it is more frequent she should se the dr. If not she could try zantac (ranitidine) or prevacid. Over the counter to see if it helps. If not see the doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Delayed wound healing, bounding pulse, indigestion, and anxiety. diangosis include IBS and diabetes. 21 y/o male, 120 lb. Is it pheochromocytoma ?

Delayed wound healing, bounding pulse, indigestion, and anxiety. diangosis include IBS and diabetes. 21 y/o male, 120 lb.  Is it pheochromocytoma ?

Unlikely. : Typical features of pheochromocytoma would be facial flushing and difficult to control hypertension. Another possible diagnosis for anxiety and bounding pulse with weight loss could be hyperthyroidism. Bounding pulse and poor wound healing are not typically associated with ibs. ...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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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?

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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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

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more