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Why are indigestion tablets taken to relieve indigestion?
Most of these products help to alleviate excess "acid stomach" by neutralizing stomach acids. The leading products, by and large, contain calcium carbonate, which is an alkaline compound that provides relief by neutralizing stomach acids.
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"Indigestion," also known as "dyspepsia" is a term to describe a disorder of digestive function; people can have symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, abdominal pain, bloating, …gas, and so on. There are many causes of indigestion, so if it becomes a problem, you should talk to your physician about it. Indigestion is a stomach problem which can cause heartburn due to stomach acid reflux. It leaves a bitter or a sour taste in the mouth. To prevent indigestion put some lemon juice or cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it before the meal. Avoid tea, coffee and other drinks which contain caffeine. Avoid hot spicy food, fatty food & chocolates. Eating habits can also cause indigestion. Eat your meals on time and chew them properly.
easy! eat a lot a spicy foods such as burritos, tacos...etc. *belch*
They get rid of unwanted acids in your stomach that makes the burning feeling !
It neutralises the stomach acid.
Well its basically the acid that's in the tablets that build up in your stomach causing a reaction to the stomach. This will end in indigestion dissolving into the body
Antacid contains a chemical to reduce stomach acid, which is the cause of indigestion.
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the tablet i use is Rennie
Indigestion tablets have a range on alcalines in to neutralize the stomach acid. The main alkaline used is calcium carbonate otherwise know as lime stone.
MgO is basic oxide and neutralises stomach acid (too much stomach acid is the main cause of indigestion/heart burn)
I doubt it. Vinegar is acidic and the cause of indigestion is usually acid escaping the stomach and being forced up the oesophagus.
As a medicine, peppermint is most well known for its effects on the stomach and intestines. Perhaps you've tried the various "tummy teas" available for stomach upset. Peppermi…nt is a tasty way to relieve gas, nausea, and stomach pain due to an irritable bowel, intestinal cramps, or indigestion.
cancels out the stomach acid.
Gastric juice, the digestive juice used by our stomachs to digest food, is quite acidic -acidic enough in fact, to digest zinc metal! Our stomachs have a special lining that n…ormally can handle these conditions by constantly shedding its cells and replacing them. Occasionally, however, such as when we eat something that is difficult to digest (like pizza with everything on it) or when we are under a lot of stress, our stomachs produce more acid than they can handle. The excess acid causes the stomach to shed the cells of its protective lining faster than it can replace them. If this happens occasionally we feel the discomfort of indigestion. If it happens a lot we can wind up with an ulcer. To take care of the excess acid, we can take an antacid. Antacids contain weak bases. Bases neutralize acids by reacting with them to form water and a salt. The reason weak bases are used instead of strong bases is because strong bases would neutralize too much acid and would most likely kill you. TL;DR - An antacid is basically a weak basic solution which neutralizes the acid by reducing it's pH thus relieving indigestion.
Indigestion is an acidic condition in the digestive tract, usuallythe stomach. Pills that relieve the pain are antacids and theybuffer the digestive tract to a more comfortabl…e acid level.
indigestible is something your body can not digest. Also it can not be absorbed by the body.
The commonest cause of indigestion - is an excess of stomach acid. The excess causes physical discomfort in the digestive system. Antacids are alkali in composition. The a…lkaline products in the antacid balance neutralise the acids, which eases the discomfort.