Indigestion, or having an upset stomach, can be painful and uncomfortable. Here are some ways you can help settle your stomach.
Indigestion, or dyspepsia (sometimes called functional dyspepsia) is a pain or uncomfortable feeling in the upper-middle part of your abdomen. You might feel too full after eating or unable to finish a meal because you feel full. You may also experience pain or burning in the upper region of your stomach. Some people also experience nausea or heartburn as well.
Indigestion is often linked with eating. Managing how much and what you eat will help you avoid indigestion and stomach discomfort. Try and take note of occasions when you tend to overindulge, and remind yourself to take it easy - your stomach will thank you!
Taking note of your eating habits is a good place to start to help prevent indigestion. You can try:
Medications can help alleviate the symptoms of indigestion. Gaviscon Dual Action works in two different ways to relieve the symptoms of heartburn and indigestion:
For fast-acting relief from heartburn and indigestion, try Gaviscon Dual Action Liquid and experience relief that starts from 4 minutes!*
Having indigestion or a stomach ache may simply be down to your lifestyle choices. However, if you are in any doubt or have any concerns, always check with your doctor.
*Strugula V, et al. 2010. [Sponsored by RB]
This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.