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Why does the eno alleviate acid indigestion and heartburn?

Why does the eno alleviate acid indigestion and heartburn?

Eno: Eno is a fruit salt antacid used to decrease bloating. Eno releases trapped gas which can then be discharged by belching. Eno neutralizes excess stomach acid. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more


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Why does eno alleviate acid indigestion and heart burn?

Why does eno alleviate acid indigestion and heart burn?

Eno: Eno is a fruit salt antacid used to decrease bloating. Eno releases trapped gas which can then be discharged by belching. Eno neutralises excess stomach acid. ...Read more

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Could taking an indigestion/antacid tablet speed up digestion?

Not really: antiacids, can actually delay digestion, as acid helps to break down food and nutritents. ...Read more

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Get indigestion acid vapour in neck when lying in bed PPI and Antacid dont work.1 specimen stool test trivial Trace blood in result Dr said its Normal?

Get indigestion acid vapour
in neck when lying in bed PPI and Antacid dont work.1 specimen stool test trivial
Trace blood in result Dr said its Normal?

True: Particularly depending on the method of testing stool for blood, it can be normal to have a sma.ll positive. However, it is tested for a reason and should not be ignored. Indigestion that does not improve with medicine needs to be evaluated with endoscopy to look for inflammation or lesions. Be sure to avoid nsaids and talk to your doctor also about ruling out H. pylori infection. ...Read more

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I took an antacid for heartburn, but it didn't help. What else could it be?

Many things: Esophagitis, ulcer , esophageal tears, cnacer at the worst ( hopefully not) hiatal hernia, you need to see your family doc or a GI specialist for evaluation and the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How can taking an antacid help when someone who is dealing with heartburn?

It neutralises acid: The hearburn is caused by acid reflux, meaning the acid which is normally present in the stomach finds its way in the esophagus and thereby causing heartburn.So by taking antacid you neutralize the acid and that reduces the amount of acid in stomach and it is unable to come in the esophagus.You can achieve that also by acid suppression by meds like ranitidin or omeprazole. ...Read more

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What is indigestion?

What is indigestion?

Indigestion: Indigestion is a commoners word when there is abdominal pain after eating or there is burning pain in the upper abdomen below the sternum or the left or mid upper abdomen, also may have gassy feeling or excessive burping. See your doctor if you have concerns. ...Read more

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Indigestion for six months?

Indigestion for six months?

See your doc: Can't tell here. Could be lots of things, from inflamed esophagus or stomach, ulcers, gallbladder or pancreas disease, colon problems, metabolic abnormalities, even neurologic or blood vessel issues. ...Read more

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What is indigestion and what causes it?

What is indigestion and what causes it?

Poor digestion, : Avoid fried food, avoid fast foods, avoid fatty foods- they all increase stomach acid and contribute to dyspepsia. Avoid caffeine in coffee, tea, colas, and other beverages, caffeine is a stomach irritant. Also avoid alcohol, and certain medications such as alleve and ibuprofen, advil ( called non steroidal anti inflammatory medications) they also irritate the stomach lining. ...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?

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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