Nonulcer stomach pain is a common problem with signs and symptoms of indigestion that have no obvious cause. Nonulcer stomach pain is also called functional dyspepsia or nonulcer dyspepsia. Overall 21% of individuals had suffered abdominal pain over the previous year and, of these, one in four reported severe pain; the prevalence was about the same in both sexes, decreasing with age mainly among those reporting mild symptoms.
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.