Symptoms of Indigestion

Fullness during a meal: A person feels that his/her stomach has got full very soon after the meal start and cannot complete the full meal.

Fullness after a meal: A person may feel that his/her stomach remains overly full in stomach for a long time after the meal.

Epigastric burning sensation or pain: The epigastric area is between the lower end of the chest bone and the navel. A person may feel pain ranging from mild to severe or also a burning sensation in the epigastric area.

Other than the above listed symptoms, some more symptoms of indigestion are:

• Loss of appetite

• Distaste in meals

• Gas formation

• Bubbling sound in stomach

• Heaviness in abdomen

• Feeling of dizziness and tiredness

• Burning throat and esophagus

• Distension of stomach

Foods For Indigestion

1. Fiber-rich foods

2. Live yoghurt

3. Peppermint

4. Green, leafy vegetables

5. Fresh fruits (not citrus)

6. Oily fish

7. Lean meat

8. Ginger

9. Cinnamon

10. Linseed

11. Oats

12. Vitamin A, C and E related foods

Foods To Avoid:

1. Coffee, milk and fizzy cold drinks

2. Citrus fruits, tomatoes, hot and spicy food

3. Oily, fried and fatty foods

4. Refined flours and sugar