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How to Treat Indigestion?

Medical Treatment:
Do the following things to treat indigestion yourself:
  • If you are overweight lose weight
  • Cut down on tea, coffee, cola or alcohol
  • Do not have spicy, rich, or fatty foods
  • Do not eat 3 to 4 hours before going to bed
  • Support your head and shoulders up in bed
  • Do not smoke
  • Do not take ibuprofen or aspirin (it can make indigestion getting worse)
  • If you are pregnant, they can recommend the best medicines to use
  • If you have bloody vomit or poo or keep vomiting and getting indigestion or have bad pain and difficulty swallowing or feel like you have a lump in your stomach or have iron deficiency anemia, contact your GP