Indigestion Causes and 
How to Cure Indigestion

The two main indigestion causes are...

    1. A stomach that is secreting too much hydrochloric acid or

    2. A stomach is secreting too little hydrochloric acid

    Other causes of indigestion:

    3. Food intolerances and allergies

    4. Eating too much fat

    5. Over eating

    6. Eating too fast, not chewing the food enough

    7. Eating while stressed

    8. Having your gall bladder removed which results in the inability to digest fats.

    9. A liver that is toiling.

Let's look at the first three in greater detail as the last five are self explanatory. 

1. Over secretion of hydrochloric acid

The stomach secretes hydrochloric acid which allows:

  • Protein to be digested
  • Bacteria to be destroyed
  • The stomach to empty in a timely fashion (about 3 hours)
  • The intestine to function properly
  • The absorption of calcium and iron
  • The prevetion of many illnesses, including, anemia, arthritis, colitis, osteoporosis, etc.

If your symptoms of indigestion include stomach pain when your stomach is empty, chances are you are secreting too much hydrochloric acid or Hcl. This is called hyperchloridia. 

Acid reflux and ulcers often occurs with an overproduction of Hcl.

Indigestion Symptoms with hyperchloridia

  • Burping
  • Head ache
  • Nausea
  • Over production of enzymes and acid
  • Pain before or in between meals
  • Excessive production of mucous
  • The stomach muscles tighten which results in the food not being properly digested
  • Burning sensation in the stomach
  • Fast, incomplete digestion

Often those under age 30 secrete too much Hcl.

A simple pH test can indicate if there is a problem.

For your natural remedy for indigestion it is essential to reduce acidity, help the nervous system with relaxing herbs and learn to better handle stress.

Foods to avoid with hyper acidity:

  • Coffee
  • Fried foods
  • White flour
  • Sugar
  • Tomatoes
  • Orange juice

It is a good idea to practice food combining while symptoms of indigestion persist. Nourish and strengthen the stomach with the appropriate herbs and plants.

2. Symptoms of indigestion caused by a lack of hydrochloric acid

  • Indigestion, and slow digestion
  • Sour taste in the mouth
  • Pain immediately after eating
  • Bad breath
  • Gas and feeling bloated
  • Difficulty digesting protein
  • Feel tired after eating
  • General fatigue
  • Weakened immune system
  • Weakened bones
  • Lack of muscle tone
  • Peristalsis is slowed
  • The gall bladder and pancreatic ducts are obstructed preventing bile and enzymes to circulate and aid in digestion
  • Nutrients are not properly absorbed, including B12
  • Not producing enough mucous which can lead to ulcers

To check if you are producing too much of too little hydrochloric acid:

Take a tsp of non pasteurized apple cider vinegar in a glass or warm water after your meal.

If the symptoms of feeling heavy, bloated, having gas, etc, disappear, it's a sign that you lack hydrochloric acid and you need a digestive aid supplement. Some people may feel worse as the vinegar may be a shock to a stomach lacking Hcl. Chances are, if you are experiencing most of the symptoms digestive enzymes and digestive aids will help.

3. Food intolerances

Your indigestion remedies can include keeping a food journal and writing down how you feel after eating certain foods to determine which foods you do not digest properly.

Foods you may have difficulty digesting:

  • Beans
  • Excess protein
  • Apples
  • Melons
  • Cruciferous vegetables
  • Garlic and onions
  • Milk
  • Honey
  • Molasses
  • Fried foods

Often food intolerances or allergies are due to a lack of digestive enzymes and hydrochloric acid as well as a weakened liver and adrenal glands.

How to cure indigestion permanently? Simply book an online consultation and in no time at all we can determine your indigestion causes and find a permanent cure. You will be living a life free from any more digestive pain and discomfort.

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