Alternative Healing for Indigestion By Bret Mosher on November 30, 2013

Alternative Healing for IndigestionWhen it comes to treating common forms of discomfort, the best options out there tend to involve natural remedies, alternative healing, and functional medicine. While it's true that there are many important advances in medical science out there that can enhance overall wellness, these natural treatments put the body and its needs first. They give people the necessary control to learn about self-healing and promoting lasting wellness for the long term. This is a great way to understand your self and your health.

We've been sharing a number of tips and options for treating various health options. Right now we want to look at some of the natural remedies out there for indigestion.

About Indigestion

Indigestion refers to a condition of abdominal discomfort and stomach pain that occurs as a result of impaired digestion. It's often associated with acid reflux, heartburn, and sensations of bloating and over-fullness.

When suffering from indigestion, it's not uncommon for people to experience the following symptoms:

  • Nausea
  • Burping
  • Bloating
  • Gas
  • Rumbling/growling stomach
  • Acidic taste

Causes of Indigestion

Some of the most common causes of indigestion include:

  • Eating too fast
  • Drinking too fast
  • Eating fatty foods
  • Ulcers
  • Infections of stomach
  • Issues with digestive system
  • Certain medications

Below are some common natural treatments for indigestion.

Herbal Supplements

Common herbs and foods such as peppermint and licorice can both prove helpful for managing or alleviating indigestion. We will be able to go over many others when you stop in for a visit.

Baking Soda

A little bit of baking soda and water can go a long way to neutralizing indigestion or stomach acid. This old remedy has been around for so long because it works so well.


There are many different benefits to acupuncture, and one of its uses it managing indigestion. Affecting energy flow can improve your overall digestion and sense of wellness.


Sometimes what your body really needs is some healthy bacteria for the gastrointestinal tract. There are many probiotic foods and options to consider in order for you to achieve total wellness, which we can cover in some detail during your visit..

Eating Slower and Drinking Slower

There's no need to rush when it comes to eating. Sometimes just slowing down when you eat or drink can help prevent the discomfort of indigestion. Be sure to drink water with your meal as well rather than a soda. Enjoying food rather than just consuming it can be key.

Notice Foods That Trigger Indigestion

Sometimes it's not the way you eat that leads to discomfort but the food that you eat. Be sure to pay attention to your diet and any foods or beverages that lead to discomfort. This will help put you in control of your body and your overall health and wellness.

Learn More About Your Natural Healing Options

To learn more about the many different options out there to treat indigestion with organic and natural remedies, be sure to contact our Poway natural healing and alternative medicine center today. We all look forward to discussing these matters with you in greater detail and helping you make wise choices regarding your health and wellness.

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