Many people suffer from indigestion however it may be due to a number of reasons.

Possible causes of indigestion include peptic ulcers, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, stomach cancer and esophageal cancer. You may also experience this condition if your stomach processes are delayed resulting in it not emptying the contents at its normal rate.

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Symptoms of indigestion

Symptoms of indigestion include heartburn, belching, bloating, nausea and pain/discomfort in the abdomen or chest area.

It is absolutely vital for you to see your doctor if you experience indigestion on a regular basis, are older than 55 years, if you have difficulty in swallowing, lose weight (unplanned) or are vomiting.

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