There are many remedies to provide effective cure for indigestion but one has to find out the root cause of the problem to work out permanent treatment to it. Indigestion or dyspepsia is related to stomach and it occurs when digestive enzymes and juices are not secreted properly which slows down the digestive process to cause indigestion. This situation is not only uncomfortable but also causes uneasiness and promotes weakness as person suffering from it for a longer period loose appetite and desire to eat. It also gives rise to other health related issues like acid reflux, heartburn, uncontrolled burps, nausea, flatulence, ulcer, and constipation which can lead to other serious health issues.
Indigestion does not necessarily happen due to digestive issues, sometimes allergy to certain foods also causes severe indigestion, it is good to maintain a food diary to identify such elements which promote indigestion and avoid them. Medicines too can promote indigestion, with the advice of the doctor alternate medicines can be taken to resolve the problem. Some people eat in a hurry, in this they do not chew the food properly and digestive organs require more time to digest the food which gradually can promote indigestion, irregular eating patterns also casts similar effects on the digestive system, such habits shall be avoided to prevent episodes of indigestion.
There are many types of herbal remedies for indigestion and they are very effective too. The concoction made by mixing honey, ginger and lemon in a glass of lukewarm water and consumed once in a day can treat the problem very effectively. Another very effective remedy for improving digestion is consuming herbal tea instead of traditional tea, raspberry, blackberry, mint and chamomile are mixed together and boiled with water to be consumed as tea after straining the mixture. This tea soothes digestive system and improves its functioning to avoid indigestion.
Using ginger in cooking or in raw form in salad helps in digesting the food and regular use of it can keep the problem of indigestion at bay permanently, along with this, chewing 5-10 gm of ginger 3-4 hours before meals also treats the problem of indigestion effectively. Eating a diet that contains different types of foods also promote indigestion as a slow metabolism cannot effectively digest such a diet before the next meal. Drinking a glass full of buttermilk after such a diet can cure the problem or regularly consuming buttermilk can keep the digestion healthy and fit.
Avoiding too much sugar intake, alcohol consumption, tea and coffee helps the body in maintaining proper digestion. Increase fruits in the diet fruits like banana, papaya, figs, use of castor oil in cooking, avoiding spicy and fried food or food low in fiber, high protein diet also help in curing indigestion. Sufficient physical activity is a must for a good health and also for good digestion, walking or jogging can contribute in permanently keeping indigestion away along with the remedies to cure it. Lack of sleep, too much stress, sleeping immediately after meals or lack of water consumption can also promote indigestion.
Source: Ryan Mutt