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Dyspepsia (which literally means “bad digestion”) or as, it is commonly referred to in the English language, indigestion, is an umbrella term used to encompass a number of symptoms thought to originate from the upper gastrointestinal tract.
In mammals, the stomach is lined by a contiguous layer of cells called epithelium, further organized into units called glands. Gastric glands are divided into two areas: corpus and antrum, according to their specific function depending on
The belch seems like a simple rapid act with no clinical significance, but many studies suggest otherwise. Although most of the belch response occurs over a period of less than two seconds, the belch is actually composed