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Waking Up With Indigestion
Try some changes: Try looking at your lifestyle and what you eat first. If you smoke, drink alcohol, or are overweight, those can aggravate. Citrus, carbonated beverages, onions, peppers (even green), chocolate and mint can aggravate reflux also. Consider a trip to see your doctor if the problem has persisted or worsenened. ...Read more
Can gas/indigestion cause feeling very cold & difficulty in breathing after waking up for 57 yr old female? Things got normal after passing motion.
Abs: Your friend should see her doctor right away ...Read more
Inflamed...: Esophagus is most likely at your age. Back flow of stomach contents, including acid, irritate lining. Doubtful cardiac or other, but should be checked by doc. Minimize fried, greasy, acidic food, coffee, tobacco, alcohol, peppermint, large meals, lying down after eating. Lose weogjy, if overweight. See md. ...Read more
For last two days I been waking up with heartburn I took Prilosec and protonix (pantoprazole) its not going away what could this be my stomach dosent hurt just chest?
I have vaginal bleeding all the time. Also bad heartburn. Waking me up at night. Tired passing water a lot. Sometimes feel dizzy age 52?
Is waking up with cold shivers a sign of hiv. Just Googled reasons & this was 1. His Feeling cold with pain in 1 arm, belly pain & heartburn?
Probably chills: Cold shivers sounds like chills to me. You get chills when you have a fever and your temperature is rising. Fever occurs with many common infections - the common cold, strep throat, mono, ear infections, intestinal infections, kidney infections - to name a few. If chills persist see a health care professional for evaluation. If you think that you might have HIV ask them to run a simple blood test. ...Read more
Waking up from sleep with sore stomach and heartburn and it's hard to go back to sleep today stomach feels kind of upset what can I do or do I have some type of viral infection?
1- minimize caffeine
2- minimize stress as directed
3- full night sleep- raise head of bed
4- avoid nsaids (motrin advil)
5- multiple small meals (no large meals)
6- weight maintenance/ lose weight
7- dietary restrictions/ no spicy
8- avoid late night eating, wait 3 hours from last meal prior to sleep
9- 30 to 40 min brisk walk four times per week. ...Read more
Yes: Indigestion is a symptom that refers to discomfort in the digestive system. It is a vague term that means something different to everyone. The most common causes are irritable bowel and acid reflux. Next would be ulcers and gastritis caused by an infection (h pilori) gall bladder disease. All of these can cause symptoms that can last for days. If symptoms are lasting that long > md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat the cause:
Indigestion is a symptom and not a disease, you have to find the cause. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. If it gets worse or does not get better see a doctor. You can
avoid eating late at night
relax after eating
avoid spicy foods
drink fluid after rather than during meals. ...Read more
Indigestion is a rather vague term. Think in descriptive terms like cramping, burning, nausea, heartburn, bloating, burping, painful, and also what makes it worse/better, to more accurately describe your complaint.
Hope this was helpful.
Alcohol is a chemical irritant that can cause inflammation in the stomach. ...Read more
Heartburn issues: Short answer: avoid spicy & greasy foods, tomato-foods, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, chocolate, late night meals before bed. Long answer: distinguish acid versus non-acid causes of reflux & rule out motility problems of the esophagus &stomach. You may want consider behavior & diet changes above, assess response to otc acid blockers (h2's are weaker than ppi's), & see GI doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
30-60 minutes: If 'indigestion' is lasting longer than that, an explanation is warranted. And, to be frank, it depends on how you define 'indigestion' and it depends on whether the discomfort is shorter but more intense than usual - it may warrant explanation sooner. In essence - if it bothers you - get an answer... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Very common.: indigestion is very common. It happens to all of us at times. When you experience it, a good approach is to try OTC antacids, such as Tums (calcium carbonate). If you require this more than three times per week, you should see your doctor to outline a better approach. Good luck. ...Read more
The easiest way to improve digestion, reduce weight, cholesterol, is by completely stopping inflammatory foods like grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Also avoid milk protein (milk, yogurt, cheese) since it causes indigestion
Healthy food items such as eggs, fish, chicken, meats, vegetables, some saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Take probiotic daily ...Read more