Non-ulcer dyspepsia (NUD) is a common problem wherein patients suffer from indigestion and other symptoms suggestive of an ulcer, but no abnormality is found on investigation. A prevalence of non-ulcer dyspepsia of 13% in both the Netherlands and Japan in working populations34; the prevalence was twice as high among females in both countries.
Treatment of the symptoms associated with disordered motility is generally with two main groups of drugs. Firstly drugs that reduce the amount of acid that the stomach produces. Stress-reduction techniques may help you control your signs and symptoms. To reduce stress, spend time doing things that you enjoy, such as hobbies or sports. Relaxation therapy or yoga also may help.