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What is dyspepsia?

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Many people with acid reflux disease also have a syndrome called dyspepsia. Dyspepsia is a general term for stomach discomfort. Symptoms of dyspepsia include:

  • Burping
  • Nausea after eating
  • Stomach fullness or bloating
  • Upper abdominal pain and discomfort

From: Acid Reflux Symptoms WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  The American College of Gastroenterology: "Heartburn or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease." University of Maryland Medical Center: "Gastroesophageal reflux disease and heartburn." National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Heartburn, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER), and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Dyspepsia: What It Is and What to Do About It."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Heartburn: Hints on Dealing With the Discomfort."

 

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on March 6, 2018

SOURCES:  The American College of Gastroenterology: "Heartburn or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease." University of Maryland Medical Center: "Gastroesophageal reflux disease and heartburn." National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Heartburn, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER), and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Dyspepsia: What It Is and What to Do About It."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Heartburn: Hints on Dealing With the Discomfort."

 

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on March 6, 2018

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