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INDIGESTION Ayurvedic Treatment

As indigestion is a symptom, your doctor will try and find the root cause for indigestion. He may ask for some laboratory tests to check for thyroid functioning and other metabolic disorders. You can also be asked to undergo breath and stool tests to check for Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. In long term indigestion problems, he may advise endoscopy to check the insides of the upper abdominal tract. Imaging studies such as X-ray or CT scan is recommended to check for intestinal obstruction.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Take small, nutritious meal such as mung daal or khichri
  • Avoid foods that trigger indigestion such as oily & spicy foods
  • Give your child five or six small meals a day instead of three large meals
  • Reduce or eliminate caffeine containing fizzy drinks
  • Increase amounts of fruits and vegetables, whole grains and healthy snacks for your child
  • Avoid black gram, chick peas
  • Warm Lime Water may be given with few drops of ginger juice
  • Include herbs such as ginger, coriander seeds, pepper, ajwain, saunf in the diet

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Lifestyle changes may help ease indigestion. These include –

  • Have a good balance of physical activity and exercise for your child
  • Give timely meals
  • Give adequate sleep time
  • Reduce anxiety and stress
  • Instil a good sleep wake pattern in your child. Avoid making your child sleep during daytime or being awake till late in the night

Kindly check out related information below:

  • What is Indigestion?
  • Indigestion Causes
  • Indigestion Symptoms
  • Indigestion Diagnosis
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