TITLE

Indigestion

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Francis Avery
PUB. DATE
March 1983
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Mar1983, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about the mechanisms and symptoms of indigestion. The author cites a study which makes a plea for more accurate definitions of indigestion and dyspepsia in medical writing. Symptoms of indigestion include re-tasting of food, water-brash, return of fluid into the throat, heartburn and upper abdominal discomfort. The possible causes of indigestion syndromes, including the role of biliary reflux and prostaglandins, and alternative treatments are discussed.
ACCESSION #
22778415

 

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