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discomfort during or after eating caused by some interference with the normal digestive process. Symptoms include nausea, heartburn, abdominal pain, gas distress, and a feeling of abdominal distention. Common indigestion may be a result of poor eating habits, including eating too much or too rapidly, eating during emotional upsets, and swallowing large amounts of air. Excessive smoking may also be a factor. Certain foods and drinks may contribute to indigestion, including such gas-forming vegetables as beans, cabbage, and onions, as well as foods with a high fat content and carbonated or alcoholic beverages. Constipation may also be a cause. Indigestion may be a symptom of such conditions as ulcers and gall bladder inflammation. Persistent indigestion should be diagnosed by a physician.

What does it mean when you dream about indigestion?

Indigestion in a dream can mean that something does not “sit well,” upsetting the dreamer the dreamer, who would like to be rid of the unwanted situation.

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Top Tips on managing Heartburn and Acid Indigestion by Dr Sylvester Mooney 1.
Indigestion and heartburn are very common complaints with around 30% of UK adults suffering in the last year(7) Acid indigestion is the pain caused when the stomach produces too much acid.
Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD.
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The loans adviser had been suffering from stomach complaints since June but after seeing her GP she was treated for acid indigestion.
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This CSUN fiasco is still giving me acid indigestion.