Indigestion causes & symptoms

Also called dyspepsia, indigestion is a term used to describe a feeling of fullness or discomfort during or after a meal. It can be accompanied by burning or pain in the upper stomach. 

Common Symptoms

Some of the common symptoms of indigestion include bloating (full feeling), belching/gas, nausia/vomiting, acidic taste, growling stomach, burning in the stomach or upper abdomen,or abdominal pain.

Common Causes

  • Eating high fat foods
  • Eating too much
  • Eating too fast
  • Eating during stressful situations
  • Drinking too much alcohol
  • Smoking

References & Legals

Many people can identify the triggers for their symptoms and take action accordingly, but if you are suffering regularly, or have any concerns, consult your GP.