Dyspepsia

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Related to Chronic dyspepsia: indigestion, gastric dyspepsia, Functional dyspepsia

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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Patients with chronic dyspepsia, who had been indicated for endoscopy and had lesions in their endoscopy, were enrolled in the study.
A 73-year-old woman presented to her primary care physician with chronic dyspepsia and right-sided abdominal pain.
He was sure his chronic dyspepsia dated from that stretch by the lake and he still shuddered in horror every time he caught himself whistling "Give me oil in my lamp, keep me burning ...
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