Indigestion – NHS Cheshire and Merseyside

Indigestion Information for patients and members of the public (including how to manage symptoms)

Indigestion is also known as heartburn, dyspepsia or acid reflux. It is a feeling of pain or discomfort in the chest or tummy that sometimes happens after eating or drinking.

The following animation film will help you understand why indigestion happens, when you need to be worried about your symptoms and all of the things you can do to help ease your symptoms.