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Stomach Ulcer - Know Precautions For It!

Stomach Ulcer - Know Precautions For It!

Many times we forget about the importance of our health in the race to pursue our careers and goals. We take our bodies for granted and keep working them without stopping for a breath. While some may have mastered this art, there are many who may not be able to cope with such a lifestyle and may end up falling ill. The most common problem that most people suffer from is stomach upset, gas, or stomach pain, and all of this may be because of not eating right or having irregular eating habits.

It is due to such problems that people fall ill and then go to the doctor with a problem that may take much longer to treat. However, if the patient starts to check in with the doctor before the stomach pain worsens, it may be easier to treat because very often the pain arises from stomach ulcers. Ulcers are sores that are caused on the lining of the stomach or the oesophagus or even on the intestines. In serious cases, the sores may cause great damage to the stomach and may lead to much worse issues. However, with the right intake of food, the damage may be controlled in combination with medicines and treatment from experts.

Foods to avoid
In controlling the spread of stomach ulcers or peptic ulcers, it may be important to know the food that should be avoided so that the medicines and treatments taken for controlling the problem may work better. Here is a list of foods that you should avoid:

  1. Hot beverages such as tea, coffee, cocoa and milk should be avoided because they cause an acid imbalance in the stomach.
  2. Anything that may contain caffeine should also be avoided.
  3. Alcohol should be completely avoided by those suffering from peptic ulcers.
  4. Citric or sour drinks such as grape or orange drinks should also be avoided for remaining at ease.
  5. Any spicy powders or seasonings, such as pepper, chilli powder and garlic should be excluded from the diet.
  6. Anything that is made from milk or cream and is extremely fatty in nature should not be consumed.
  7. Flavoured cheese that is strong and spicy should not be eaten.
  8. Meats that include high levels of fat or those that are highly seasoned should be completely avoided.
  9. Chillies or peppers in any form should be kept away from your diet.
  10. Anything that is made from tomato should also be avoided, such as gravy, sauces or raw tomatoes.

When you start to keep your diet clean and healthy, it may be much easier for your doctor to cure you of stomach ulcers.
 

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I have taken medicine librax 5 mg tab last 15 days thrice a day prescribed by doctor. How much time it will be taken? I am feeling little better now.

Its habbit forming medicine. Also with longer usage it might impair some chemical signals in brain.
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I used to pass stools three times a day during last year. And symptoms of gastric reflux and headache used to come when I ate spicy foods. To resolve this I visited doctor in last year. He has done endoscopy, colonoscopy tests for me. Endoscopy showed superficial ulcer growth and hemorrhagic gastropathy (erosive esophagus. Colonoscopy report showed patchy sigmoitidis and ulcerated ileocecal valve. However, the ibd disease was ruled out with biopsy. As my liver enzymes were at that time slightly above normal (alt 76, alp 46), they have done a liver biopsy. Liver biopsy reports didn't show any onset of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. After the liver biopsy, I found my burning sensation in the upper part of abdomen increased rapidly due to ulcers. My doctor has given me medicines mentioned in the bottom. I used rifagut and collapse retard medicines for IBS disease as suggested by my doctor. They have moderate effect on me. I am not using any medicines for three months. And the problem of 3 times stool and flares when eating spice along with ulcer pain persists. I don't know what to do. I  suffer every day. I am not able to live my life fully. Please suggest me what to do.

I used to pass stools three times a day during last year. And symptoms of gastric reflux and headache used to come wh...
this is the perfect case of GI tract deformifty yours digestive system has to work in a proper manner cz your age is jus only 23 u should follow ayurvedic treatment for all the symptoms it will release all the symptoms simultaneously our physical health is connected with our mental health u should start it as early as possible
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Hi, three months ago I done my colonoscopy and I had few ulcers (minor ulcer). I just want to know can I workout in gym? Will it affect my ulcer if I do intense workout because some exercise like dead lift, squat, plank is the core exercise of stomach.

Yes, you can do all these exercises. Just do not do empty stomach. Take any seasonal fruit 15-20 mins before starting exercises. And take a banana n whey protein within 10 mins of finishing your exercises.
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Hi, I Would like to know more about heligo medicine, as I have seen that it is a sexual disease, what might be the main effect of the disease? Does it cure also ulcers?

No, your information is not correct. This medicine is for peptic ulcer disease. Heligo 500 mg/250 mg/30 mg kit is a combination of three medicines: tinidazole, clarithromycin and lansoprazole. Tinidazole is an antibiotic which kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their dna. Clarithromycin is also an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions. Together, they treat your infection effectively. Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (ppi) which reduces the amount of acid in the stomach and prevents acid-related indigestion and ulcers.
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I am 20 years old having stomach ulcer no h pylori. Currently on ppi drugs. rabeprazole,i just want to know can I take it long term for a year and do stomach gastritis or ulcer lead to cancer always?

I am 20 years old having stomach ulcer no h pylori. Currently on ppi drugs. rabeprazole,i just want to know can I tak...
it may give you instant relief for permanent cure please follow herbal medicine mentioned below sootshekhar ras 1 tablet twice a day pittari avleh 10 gm twice a day relief in 3-4 days and for complete cure take it for 60 days only
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Gastritis - Know Ayurvedic Way Of Handling It!

Gastritis - Know Ayurvedic Way Of Handling It!

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian life science that requires you to make various lifestyle changes along with the use of medication that is based on herbs and condiments with massages and Yogic postures. This field of medicine believes in getting to the root of the problem so as to cure it and prevent it in the future as well. Gastritis is no different and enjoys the same kind of attention when it comes to Ayurveda. Here is everything you need to know about the Ayurvedic perspective of gastritis.

Definition: As per Ayurveda, gastritis is known as Urdhva Amlapitta, which can lead to the occurrence of stomach ulcers when the inflammation of the stomach lining goes untreated for a prolonged period of time. This inflammation is the basic outcome of the condition.

Causes: Problems in the Vata Dosha, one of the four Doshas in the body, can cause this condition. Also, a build up of Ama or toxins due to poor digestive health, can lead to the occurrence of this disease. As per Ayurveda, there are many reasons that may cause this toxin build up and the imbalance in the Vata Dosha. This includes eating spicy food on a regular or frequent basis and taking too many drugs like pain killers and analgesics which can lead to this condition. Also, too much of alcohol consumption and greasy food can cause gastritis. Further, one of the main causes of gastritis as per Ayurveda, is the presence of too much stress and worry, and the lack of a proper routine when it comes to eating, sleeping and exercising.

Symptoms: The main symptoms include appetite loss and nausea, as well as discomfort and pain in the abdomen. Gastrointestinal bleeding and blood discharge may also occur for patients suffering from this condition. Headaches and vomiting are also common symptoms of this condition.

Medication: There are various Ayurvedic medicines that can help in treating this condition. Sukumara Ghrita are ghee based preparations that can be taken every morning with a glass of warm milk in order to activate the digestive fires and improve the digestive powers. The difference can usually be seen in a matter of days. Dhatri Lauha includes amla juice which should be taken twice a day. Lemon juice, ajwain, amla and ginger are also helpful in such situations.

Lifestyle Changes: Avoiding spicy and greasy food as well as stopping alcohol abuse and smoking can help in curing this condition. One should also stay away from excessively stressful mental and physical tasks.

Taking the right steps at the right time for a proper routine with good habits can help in treating this condition as per Ayurveda.

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Hi Sir, Could you please tell me what is the uses of bilifac, rabesec and oflotas - oz?

Bifilac capsules is fortified with probiotic uses of rabesec tablet-- gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux), peptic ulcer disease uses of the oflotas-oz tablet--bacterial & parasitic infections.
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Peptic Ulcers - How To Administer Them?

Peptic Ulcers - How To Administer Them?

A peptic ulcer is usually found in the duodenum or the first part of the small intestine. These ulcers can also be found in the delicate stomach lining near this region. These are usually painful sores that are caused due to too much acid production in the stomach, as well as excessive smoking and alcohol consumption. The symptoms generally include heartburn, bloating, nausea, vomiting, and even blood discharge in stool and vomiting. So how can you treat these ulcers? Here's a short list of ways to do so.

- Medication: The most common way of treating peptic ulcers is to ingest proton pump inhibitors which can be prescribed by a general physician. These medicines will effectively stop the production of acid and reflux in the gastroesophageal band, so as to prevent the growth and production of such ulcers. Antibiotics can also help, especially in severe cases where there is a risk of infection due to the presence of these ulcers.

- Upper Endoscopy and Surgery: For severe cases where there is bleeding in the peptic ulcers, an upper endoscopy may also be conducted. This quick procedure can give relief from the bleeding. Also, many specialists might recommend surgery so as to treat an ulcer that has punched a hole in the stomach's wall, in which case the persistent bleeding cannot be stemmed even with an upper endoscopy.

- Lifestyle Choices: The presence of a peptic ulcer usually points to tobacco and alcohol abuse. If you happen to be over 50 years of age and are busy drinking copious amounts of alcohol every day and even chain smoking, then you may be at risk. It is best to stop such abuse by giving up smoking and drinking so as to ensure that the peptic ulcer can be treated and does not become a fatality. Also, drinking plenty of water and eating a proper balanced diet along with exercise are some of the best ways of treating these ulcers.

- Side Effects: Peptic ulcers may also arise as a side effect of having pain killers too frequently. So it is important to stay away from medication that gives rise to this kind of reaction in the body.

Managing and treating peptic ulcers is a matter of getting the right tests done for diagnosis before discussing further medication or surgery based treatment for the ulcer so that it does not pose any grave danger to the patient's body.

 

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