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People of all ages and of both sexes can get this common condition. Your risk goes up if you:

  • Drink a lot of alcohol
  • Use drugs that irritate the stomach, like aspirin and other pain relievers
  • Have an abnormality in your digestive tract, like an ulcer
  • Have an emotional problem, like anxiety or depression

From: Indigestion WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 22, 2018

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 22, 2018

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