What is indigestion?
Indigestion, or dyspepsia as its also known, is often characterized by a painful or even burning feeling in the upper belly area and a feeling of fullness. Along with IBS, dyspepsia is one of the most common functional digestive disorders.
When you get indigestion or an upset stomach, the digestion of your food is impaired in the short term. This often causes other symptoms such as:
- Stomach pain
- Abdominal cramps