What is Dyspepsia?

What is Dyspepsia?

What is Dyspepsia?

Dyspepsia is a condition caused by discomfort in the upper stomach due to acid reflux disease or ulcers. Usually what is felt is nausea, pain in the pit of the stomach, vomiting and lots of burping.

Dyspepsia is not a disease. However, it is an early sign or early symptom of a digestive disease. This must be watched out for, because if left unchecked, it will become a serious disease.

Causes of Dyspepsia 
Dyspepsia can be caused by various things. Usually often associated with an unhealthy lifestyle. Example:

  • Eating too fast and too much
  • Consuming oily, fatty, and spicy foods.
  • Consuming large amounts of caffeine, alcohol, chocolate, and soft drinks
  • Taking antibiotics and painkillers
  • Smoke

Sometimes dyspepsia can also be an indicator of other digestive diseases, such as:

  • Gastric malignancy
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Pancreatitis

Symptoms of Dyspepsia
The following are some of the symptoms felt by people with dyspepsia, for example:

  • Get full quickly when you eat
  • Bloated and bloated after eating
  • Discomfort that arises in the solar plexus, accompanied by pain and soreness
  • Nausea and vomiting

Prevention of Dyspepsia
Changing your lifestyle is a preventative that can be done. These changes can be in the form of:

  • Eat small portions, and don't be in a hurry
  • Quit or not smoke
  • Maintain ideal body weight
  • Regular exercise, you can also do yoga
  • Reduce stress
  • Changing medications that can irritate the stomach. And don't take medicine on an empty stomach.

Friends of Hermina, if you start to feel the symptoms mentioned above, immediately consult our doctor at RSIA HERMINA Mutiara Bunda Salatiga as soon as possible, so that they can be treated immediately and do not get worse. In addition, let's start implementing a healthy lifestyle so that the body is always protected from disease. Healthy greetings.

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