First aid treatment of indigestion its causes and diagnose- “Indigestion”


It is a condition characterized by a sensation of fullness of the stomach along with belching and upper abdominal pain or discomfort (heartburn). It may be caused by any of the following.

  1. Ingestion of lot of food too difficult to digest.
  2. Drinking too much alcohol.
  3. Tension and anxiety.

First aid

  1. Place the patient comfortably in bed.
  2. Give him some milk to drink.
  3. Give him an antacid.
  4. Send him to a doctor if these measures fail.

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