Dyspepsia


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DYSPEPSIA, med. jur., contracts. A state of the stomach in which its functions are disturbed, without the presence of other diseases; or when, if other diseases are present, they are of minor importance. Dunglison's Med. Dict. h.t.
     2. Dyspepsia is not, in general, considered as a disease which tends to shorten life, so as to make a life uninsurable; unless the complaint has become organic dyspepsia, or was of such a degree at the time of the insurance, as, by its excess, to tend to shorten life. 4 Taunt. 763.

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The fine young people despise life, but in me, and in such as with me are free from dyspepsia, and to whom a day is a sound and solid good, it is a great excess of politeness to look scornful and to cry for company.
In one word, Queequeg, said I, rather digressively; hell is an idea first born on an undigested apple-dumpling; and since then perpetuated through the hereditary dyspepsias nurtured by Ramadans.
The cross-sectional methodology used made it impossible to determine the direction of effect in the association between dyspepsia and lower quality of life.
These disorders, he said, can be divided into Functional Dyspepsia and Irritable Bowl Syndrome.
Although most cases of dyspepsia lack a structural cause, patients often suffer intermittently for years.
Background Functional dyspepsia is the most common cause of dyspepsia.
The 'mythbuster' highlights that there is no evidence to suggest that coffee consumption is associated with a range of digestive health issues, such as acid reflux, dyspepsia, IBS or constipation.
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The likelihood of the coexistence between GERD and dyspepsia in a large number of patients highlights the need to evaluate dyspeptic patients for BE.
Background: Functional dyspepsia (FD) is a common disease without an established optimal treatment.
Medical herbalist Sue Salmon, who practices in Kirkburton, says there are a number of effective remedies for everything from hangovers and dyspepsia to seasonal stress.
KEY WORDS: Proton Pump Inhibitors, Dyspepsia, Indications.