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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Healthy Tips To Help You Manage Your Ulcer Pains&Home Remedies


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What is an Ulcer ?

It is a sore that  develops  on the  lining of the oesophagus,stomach or small intestine.

Ulcer is an open sore on an external or internal surface of the body, caused by a break in the skin or mucous membrane which fails to heal. Ulcers range from small, painful sores in the mouth to bedsores and serious lesions of the stomach or intestine.

There are about  100 thousand of reported  cases of ulcer  every year in Nigeria and over  500,000 all over the world.

What are the Symptoms?

The  most  common  symptom  of peptic ulcers  is abdominal pain,
Stomach  ulcer  pain   usually  in the upper  middle  part of the  abdomen,above  the  belly button (navel) and below the  breastbone, it can feel like  burning  or gnawing,and it may go through to the  back.

Ulcer may also be caused  by overuse of  pain killers such as  asprin(Bayer),
and other  nonsteroidal
 anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen(Advibl),Motrin,and naproxen(naprosyn)

 To be sure  one  have  an ulcer, medical  diagnosis  is required ,medium terms  can be resolved  within  months.

What  Causes  Ulcer? 

Skipping  meals and going for a long time without eating can cause the gastric juices to irritate the stomach lining, in addition when we are very hungry we tend to eat too much food! Which can cause the digestive system to become increasingly sensitive

Ulcers  may be caused by the Helicobacter pylori(H.pylon) bacteria, however  it is not everyone  with  H. Pylon that   will develop an ulcer.

Ulcer pains  are treatable  medically, there are  natural ways one can treat  an ulcer  and rid of  the  pains.

Treatments  consists of antacids, Treatments usually  includes  medications to decrease  stomach  acid  production ,if it is caused by bacteria, antibiotics maybe required.

Pains from an ulcer  keeps a lot of  people uncomfortable, both young and old,however one can manage  ulcer pains  and kick it out through  some  natural  means


Cabbage Juice. Cabbage is a popular natural ulcer remedy. Doctors reportedly used it decades before antibiotics were available to help heal stomach ulcers. It's rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant shown to help prevent and treat H. pylori infections

Aloe Vera, a concentrated aloe vera drink was used to successfully treat 12 patients with stomach ulcers , In another study, taking antibiotics with 1.4 mg/pound (3 mg/kg) of aloe vera daily for six weeks was as effective as the conventional treatment at healing ulcers and reducing H. pylori levels

Researchers have discovered that turmeric polysaccharides can alleviate gastric ulcers by protecting the mucus lining of stomach and inhibiting the growth of an ulcer-causing bacterium1. ... Cellular oxidative stress and Helicobacter pylori infection reduce mucin production and boost acid secretion in the stomach

Honey, Honey is a powerful antibacterial and has been shown to inhibit H. pylori growth. As long as you have normal blood sugar levels, you can enjoy honey as you would any sweetener, with the bonus of perhaps soothing your ulcers.

In a recent study, eating two cloves of raw garlic per day for three days helped significantly reduce bacterial activity in the stomach lining of patients suffering from H. Pylori infection

Tips on healing your ulcer 

Don't smoke.

Avoid anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin and ibuprofen.

Avoid caffeine and alcohol (or have them only in small amounts and on a full stomach).

Avoid spicy foods if they cause heartburn.

Eat  well cooked food regularly ,avoid  confectioneries.

The  milk therapy and the truth.

It might help for a few minutes but milk also stimulates your stomach to produce hydrochloric acid and that can make the ulcers hurt worse. ... You don't have to avoid milk (a serving or two a day is fine), but drinking more milk won't help the ulcer heal.

(This post  got  some  information from  -university of  Ibadan  medical school )

Post compiled  by me for omaleeblog
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