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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Majority of dyspeptic patients respond to medical treatments and dietary regimens.
The second endpoint variables included the curative rate at week 2 and at follow-up observation, changes in dyspeptic symptom score at weeks 2 and 4 and at follow-up observation, and the anxiety/depression score as evaluated by the Zung Self-Rating Anxiety Scale (SAS) and Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale (SDS).[16],[17]
Darko, "Incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection in Ghanaian patients with dyspeptic symptoms referred for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.," West African Journal of Medicine, vol.
pylori infection among the dyspeptic patients attending the UOG hospital in northwest Ethiopia, using stool antigen as well as serum antibodies technique and assessing potential risk factors.
Investigated dyspeptic patients are categorized in organic and functional dyspepsia7.
pylori also did not affect the likelihood of dyspepsia or peptic ulcer disease at 13 years among individuals who were dyspeptic at baseline, the researchers said.
pylori in the dental plaque samples, for example 73% of dyspeptic Pakistani patients were positive for H.
In patient's history, he said that he had recurrent abdominal pain and dyspeptic complaints and he has applied to the hospital for these complaints before.
[2] These geographical differences are not fully accounted for by variations in symptom definition, although, as expected, large differences have been noted between less strict and more strict definitions of the dyspeptic symptom complex.
SIR - I was astonished to read the dyspeptic attack by David Lewis (August 8) on most of our Welsh universities.
1 is David himself, who plays a guy named Norman Drexel, who happens to be the spitting image of the misanthropic guy we've loved for eight seasons of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." That is to say: childish, selfish, whiny, petty, depressive, dyspeptic and pathologically neurotic.