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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Undiagnosed dyspepsia has been reported to have a prevalence of 7%-45%, while the prevalence of functional dyspepsia lies between 11%-29.2% globally2.
A meta-analysis has shown that PPIs have been helpful in improving functional dyspepsia symptoms, suggesting that a portion of patients may have an acid-dependent disorder (16).
Meta-analysis: phytotherapy of functional dyspepsia with the herbal drug preparation STW 5 (Iberogast).
And the patients without any causes of their symptoms are described as having functional dyspepsia. [4,5] Although dyspepsia is not considered a life threatening condition and has no effect on the life span and mortality of the patients; [6] its impact on the quality of life is noticeable.
[1] In patients with functional gastroduodenal disorders, it is found that functional dyspepsia is the most common diagnosis.
Efficacy and safety of Xiangsha Liujunzi granules for functional dyspepsia: A multi-center randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical study.
pylori eradication therapy among patients with functional dyspepsia.
Eisai obtained approval for the agent in China for the indication to improve the symptoms of early satiety, postprandial fullness discomfort and abdominal bloating for mild-to-moderate functional dyspepsia.
Most cases do not have any detectable organic pathology and are accepted as functional disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), functional dyspepsia, abdominal migraine, and functional abdominal pain.
Recent studies have shown that duodenal mucosal permeability increases in patients with functional dyspepsia (3, 4).
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