The symptoms of functional dyspepsia are different with everyone but some common symptoms include
The symptoms of functional dyspepsia are very similar to the symptoms of gastritis, duodentis, peptic ulcer disease, gastric cancer, irritable bowel disease (IBD), and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a proper diagnose is necessary to figure out what your medical condition is.
Functional dyspepsia can affect anyone and while the exact cause is unclear, certain factors may increase your risk such as4:
Your gastroenterologist will conduct a number of tests in order to identify what is causing your gastrointestinal discomfort, he/she may use the following tests1:
If no presence of any medical condition can be found and you have had symptoms for the past three months or more, you will be diagnosed with functional dyspepsia.
The treatment prescribed depends on your symptoms and the suspected probable cause of your functional dyspepsia, treatment options include1,2,4,12:
Diet: patients will also be advised to consume small, regular, and low-fat meals.