Indigestion (also identified as ‘dyspepsia') and heartburn are two common concerns of pregnancy that can result in an inflammatory sensation in your stomach and throat.
For most pregnant women, these problems do not tend to be of much of a risk; however, the symptoms can be uncomfortable to manage within a short period.
If you are suffering from repeated attacks of indigestion and heartburn during the time of your pregnancy, do not wait – just consult a doctor.
Our GPs can give you advice on ways to take care of the symptoms of these unwanted situations and to avoid further happenings of indigestion and heartburn.Speak to a Doctor about Indigestion
Indigestion often happens following the eating or drinking activities and is identified as a burning sensation within the throat. This happens when the ‘mucosa' (lining of your stomach) damages because of acids produced in the stomach.
While most pregnant women suffer from heartburn, the attacks are often mild and happen after some time durations.
In some serious conditions, you may also feel:
It leads to inflammation in the lower chest, back of the throat, and is often caused due to pressure being put on your stomach by the baby and due to overeating.
Hormonal changes that happen during the course of your pregnancy can also add to the symptoms of indigestion. This happens when your muscles relax and the gullet and stomach parts. Besides, psychological aspects such as fatigue and stress are also believed to be some contributing factors for the condition.Speak to a Doctor about Heartburn and Indigestion
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