Indigestion Overview:

Indigestion is characterized by abdominal irritation or a feeling of stomachache.


Indigestion Causes:

Indigestion is caused by various things.  Some people’s indigestion is activated by certain foods especially spicy foods, eating too quickly, ingesting large amounts of caffeine, drinking excess amounts of alcohol, smoking, or overeating.  Other people experience indigestion by feelings of anxiety or depression.  Also, certain drugs like aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications, and antibiotics can lead to indigestion.  People with ulcers may experience indigestion regularly


Indigestion Symptoms:

People with indigestion have sharp pains in the stomach, nausea, bloating, belching, and flatulence.  Feelings of burning in the abdominal region, heartburn, diarrhea, or an acidic taste are also common symptoms of indigestion.