Dyspepsia is a common condition and usually describes a group of symptoms rather than one predominant symptom. These symptoms include:
Most people will experience some symptoms of dyspepsia within their lifetimes.
Common causes of dyspepsia include:
You can make changes to your lifestyle to help relieve your symptoms of dyspepsia. Here are some things to try:
Treatment depends on what is causing the problem. If no specific cause is found, treatment focuses on relieving symptoms with medicine.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology|
|Last Revised||January 4, 2012|
Last Revised: January 4, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
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