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Glossary for Indigestion in the elderly

Medical terms related to Indigestion in the elderly or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal Pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Adrenal gland symptoms: Symptoms affecting the adrenal glands
  • Adrenal insufficiency: A condition where the adrenal gland produces insufficient cortical hormones.
  • Carcinoid: A carcinoid tumor is a type of neuroendocrine tumor which tends to occur in the lungs or gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of the tumor.
  • Carcinoid syndrome: Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs predominantly in the right heart. The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are affected, leading to right heart failure, which results in increased morbidity and mortality.
  • Carcinoid tumor: A carcinoid tumor is a type of neuroendocrine tumor which tends to occur in the lungs or gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms will vary depending on the location of the tumor.
  • Chronic Hepatitis: Chronic hepatitis is defined as inflammatory disease of the liver lasting for more than six months.
  • Cirrhosis of liver: diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules
  • Congestive Heart Failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
  • Congestive heart failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Elderly conditions: Any of the conditions affecting the elderly.
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone in the upper chest due to regurgitation of stomach contents.
  • Heartburn: Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone in the upper chest due to regurgitation of stomach contents.
  • Hyperparathyroidism: Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands.
  • Indigestion: Imprecise term for various digestive complaints
  • Intestinal obstruction: Any obstruction that occurs in the gastrointestinal system
  • Lactose Intolerance: lactose intolerance is the inability to metabolize lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products, because the required enzyme lactase is absent in the intestinal system or its availability is lowered
  • Lactose intolerance: lactose intolerance is the inability to metabolize lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products, because the required enzyme lactase is absent in the intestinal system or its availability is lowered
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Malabsorption: Dysfunctional absorption
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pancreatic cancer: Pancreatic cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the pancreas
  • Peptic Ulcer: Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum
  • Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis (Colitis ulcerosa, UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the intestine, specifically the large intestine or colon, that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores, in the colon.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Indigestion in the elderly:

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