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. In the United States, the point prevalence is approximately 25%, excluding those people who have typical GERD symptoms. The prevalence is lower if patients with any symptoms of heartburn and regurgitation are excluded. In the United States, approximately 9% of people who had no symptoms of dyspepsia anually in the prior year reported new symptoms on follow-up 40% of adults in U.S.
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.