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nervous indigestion

nervous indigestion in Medicine

nervous indigestion n.
Indigestion caused by stress or by an emotion such as anxiety.

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  • These thoughts are sure to culminate in nervous indigestion.

    Psychotherapy James J. Walsh
  • Celery is almost a specific for rheumatism, gout, and nervous indigestion.

    Food Remedies Florence Daniel
  • There came to me one day a well-known public woman who had suffered from nervous indigestion for many years.

    Outwitting Our Nerves Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
  • Several of the older members of the faculty, who were addicted to insomnia and nervous indigestion, sent in their ultimatum.

    The Eternal Boy Owen Johnson
  • Maria Jane herself is far from strong, and is subject to headaches, and nervous indigestion.

  • My son's wife had suffered from a spell of nervous indigestion and was scarcely able to do the cooking for her husband and child.

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