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Indigestion – An Ayurvedic Perspective

Indigestion – An Ayurvedic Perspective Indigestion, also known as dyspepsia, is defined as pain or discomfort in the stomach associated with difficulty in digesting food. Some of the symptoms associated with indigestion include belching, nausea and a bloated stomach. Etiology ~ The Root Cause:  According to the ancient science of Ayurveda, indigestion is usually caused by: Consumption of incompatible foods, such as bananas with milk Excessive consumption of heavy, oily, dense and hot, spicy foods Overconsumption of caffeine, alcohol and smoking Eating in haste Emotional eating Anxiety Side effects of certain antibiotics and/or medications Sometimes a symptom of certain cancers, peptic ulcers and GERD   Manifestation Of Acid Indigestion: … “Heart Burn”  People w...