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Indigestion problem. How to get rid of it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:while eating outside i had problems of indigestion many times.
Doctor:May I know your age ?
User:24 years
Doctor:so u had such issues when u had spicy and fat XXXXXXX foods ?
Doctor:the best way, to prevent it is to avoid eating junk food, and high spcicy fat XXXXXXX foods
Doctor:when u have them, and have the symptoms, you can take GELUSIL MPS syrup 3 tsp
User:Is digestion power differnt for different people?
Doctor:this medication will help reduce the acidity
Doctor:yes, the ability to tolerate spicy foods, is different in everyone
Doctor:some can tolerate high spicy foods
Doctor:while others cannot
User:So any other way is there so that i can improve my digestion power
Doctor:the production of acid is high in your case, so there is no need to increase it further
Doctor:and production of acid is not considered digestion power
User:Because before i didnt any problem having such kind of food.But from 2 to 3 years only i have sensitive stomach.
Doctor:the ability to digest all foods is measured, not by what you can eat , it is measured by how u can grow well with food
Doctor:yes, it happens, in most individuals
Doctor:after 20 yrs, when young adults tend to eat out, they eat anything and everything without control
Doctor:so, that does result in increased gastritis , which is what you have
User:So only thing i can do is to control eating this kind of food right?
Doctor:yes , you need to reduce the qty of such foods, that you eat
Doctor:avoid drinking alcohol and smoking
Doctor:in case, you do
User:I have 1 beer that too once or twice a month.Is that will be a problem?
Doctor:moderate drinking once or twice a month, is fine ,but not hard liquor on a daily basis
Doctor:and when u do drink, beer, take care that you do not binge drink
Doctor:meaning - not more than 1 drink of beer each time
User:Sure Doctor
User:Thank you very much
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