What is functional dyspepsia and its symptoms?


Functional Dyspepsia is indigestion or an upset stomach for which there is no detectable structural cause, such as an ulcer, but rather, a functional reason, such as muscles or nerves that control the organs not functioning properly. It is very common in the US, with an estimated 20% of Americans reporting symptoms.

Symptoms of Dyspepsia include a pain or burning feeling in the upper abdominal area, belching, nausea, and sometimes vomiting, and bloating. These symptoms often come after eating.

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