Dyspepsia is the a condition that causes upset stomach, pain, and discomfort in the upper belly close to the ribs. While it is not clear what causes dyspepsia, a few factors are motor or nerve problems, pain sensitivity, Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection and possible psychological and social factors.

Some of the symptoms of Dyspepsia include but are not limited to, bloating, inflammation (gastritis) or ulcers, acute gastroenteritis due to a bacterial or viral infection, and anxiety or depression. Treating dyspepsia can be as simple as avoiding fatty foods, small frequent meals, using antacids, proton pump inhibitors, and histamine blockers. For more information on Dyspepsia, contact our office at (985) 446-1958.