Stomach Ulcers Causes, Symptoms and treatment

Stomach Ulcers refers to open sores or wounds that develop inside the lining of your stomach and the upper portion of your small intestine. Ulcers are painful. If the ulcer is in your small intestine (duodenal ulcer), pain may start two to three hours after eating so it may wake you up during the night. It can last from a few minutes to a few hours.

Types of stomach ulcers include:

1. Gastric ulcers that occur on the inside of the stomach itself.
2. Esophageal ulcers that occur inside the hollow tube (esophagus) that carries food from your throat to your stomach
3. Duodenal or Peptic ulcers that occur on the inside of the upper portion of your small intestine (duodenum)

Symptoms of Stomach Ulcers

- Burning or gnawing pain that develops in your abdomen (tummy). The pain is caused by the ulcer itself when it come into contact with stomach acid and irritates it.

- Indigestion also known as constipation

- Regular heartburn when hungry or after taking certain foods such as citrus fruits etc.

- loss of appetite

Causes of Ulcers.

- Bacterial infection is the primary cause of stomach Ulcers. Research conducted since the mid-1980s has persuasively demonstrated that the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is present in more than 90% of stomach ulcers.

- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen or aspirin,

- Heavy alcohol use.

- Worms especially drug resistant Ankylostoma duodenale and Entomoeba Histolytica.

Treatment of stomach ulcers

Good news is that Stomach ulcers are the easiest to treat If the underlying causes are addressed. Ulcers usually heals completely after treatment.

If your ulcers due to Helicopter pylori has became resistant, then You can contact us for natural powerful herbs that have been time tested to eliminate it completely.

Resistant worms can be treated by natural herbs like wormwood, clove or black walnut tincture.

If caused by too much alcohol use, then avoid alcohol. If Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs, Then seek an alternative.

Foods to Avoid If You Have Ulcers

1. Caffeine
2. Hydrogenated oils/fats
3. Carbonated drinks. e.g cola,soda etc
4. Spices
5. Citrus fruits e.g Passion fruits, oranges etc
6. Deep fried foods e.g Chips
7. Hard to digest foods e.g Chapati, Meat, beans

Contact us for expert advice and treatment.

By Austine on 18 February 2015