If you have indigestion and you are treating any condition with medication, it’s always a good idea to do what you can to minimize your symptoms by making some simple lifestyle changes. Below are a few tips for reducing the pain and discomfort of indigestion.
Tips for minimizing indigestion symptoms
If you are taking prescription medication which causes indigestion, ask your health professional to offer you other options.
Eat smaller, more frequent meals, so your stomach doesn’t get too full.
Wear loose-fitting clothes.
If you’re on a prescription medication that is causing indigestion, speak to your healthcare professional about other options.
Get plenty of rest. It will reduce the stress and fatigue that can make indigestion worse.
Try to limit the foods and beverages that worsen symptoms.
Don’t smoke or drink alcohol.
Excess weight can sometimes make symptoms worse. So if you are overweight, try to lose weight if you can and if your healthcare professional recommends it.
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