Indigestion refers broadly to abdominal discomfort located in the upper area of the stomach. Indigestion may be triggered by various causes. These may involve eating certain foods, eating too rapidly, excessive eating, stress, ulcers, particular medications and some diseases. Patients suffering from indigestion may experience nausea, heartburn, abdominal pain or a burning sensation in the stomach, bloating, and gas. Heartburn may specifically be treated by antacids, stress management techniques, reduce foods causing digestive reactions, Homoeopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, massage, and acupressure.
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