Gastritis simply refers to as “inflammation of the stomach.” In most situations the lining of the stomach, encounter wearing down and perforations, at times bleeding. The most common causes of gastritis are alcohol and most pain killers. Beginning Aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, to Aleve, and several others bring about irritation of the gastrointestinal tract and this result to ulcers and gastritis. It is a health condition that could be caused by some other disease as a symptom or it could have many other causes. Gastritis is characterized by the occurrence of serious cramping or ache in the stomach or upper abdomen. This symptom of gastritis is usually known as dyspepsia. Gastritis is of two types:
1. Acute gastritis
2. Chronic gastritis.
Chronic gastritis can occur as a result of another health condition. Gastritis or stomach disturbances that develop because of the consumption of alcohol or some medications such as aspirin are considered as acute gastritis. The symptoms that show sign of acute gastritis can be disturbing in children, but treatment with herbal recipes should sufficient. In the same manner, bacterial infections caused by bacteria such as Helicobacter pylori cause infections of the stomach that may lead to chronic gastritis. Chronic gastritis may also be caused by conditions such as peptic ulcers, but it should also be observed that chronic gastritis can cause an occurrence of ulcers over time. Treatment of chronic gastritis should never be handled with levity because it can also amplify the risk of having stomach cancer. It is recommended that the treatment of chronic gastritis with herbal recipes should be complemented with accurate medical diagnosis.
Anyone suffering from stress is also liable to gastritis, surgery, burns, trauma and other severe medical cases increase the likelihood of developing gastritis. The manner gastritis attacks the stomach walls is by unsettling the mucosa, lining of the stomach. Nevertheless, other kinds of gastritis produce inflammation beneath the stomach lining as a result of anemia or bacteria. These conditions are apt to grow into ulcers. Gastritis in most situations does not cause ache; general symptoms are: vomiting, nausea, bloating, loss of appetite and indigestion, certain people may go through abdominal pain when eating.
Tips for Managing Gastritis
The patient should steer clear of alcohol, tobacco, spices and condiments, meat, red pepper, sour foods, pickles, strong tea and coffee.
The patient should equally avoid sweet, pastries, rich cakes, and aerated waters.
Do away with dairy products from your diet until the digestive system is healed.
Drink eight large glasses of water daily.
1. Coconut water is an outstanding remedy for gastritis. It gives the stomach the needed rest and supplies vitamins and minerals. The stomach is greatly assisted in returning to a normal situation provided that only coconut water is given in the first twenty-four hours.
2. The herb marigold is also beneficial in the treatment of gastritis. An infusion of the herb in doses of a tablespoon may be used two times day.
7. If your gastritis is induced by anemia, take supplement of chlorophyll two capsules three times in a day. And stick with the recommendations under anemia.
8. Licorice can help heal the gastrointestinal tract chew 300 to 600 mg 30 minutes before meals. This herb is also useful for treating ulcers. Licorice is more effective than Tagamet.
9. Use Artichoke whenever you experience abdominal ache, bloating or to ease vomiting, and nausea.
10. One of the great herbs for treating gastritis is Ginger. It alleviates nearly all symptoms including gas and indigestion, rapidly healing stomach and intestinal tissue, decrease inflammation, and ulcerated linings. Ginger is an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial herb. It eliminates nausea, stimulates digestion of fats. It is a natural antibiotic.
11. Goldenseal is known to destroy bacteria that cause stomach inflammation, ulcers and gastritis.
12. Marshmallow eases gastritis, ulcers, nausea and indigestion.
13. Peppermint has volatile oils such as menthol, eases indigestion, gastritis and stomach ulcers.
14. Papaya seeds and pineapple aid digestion excellently. It should be consumed a little ripe. Papaya is so rich in digestive enzymes.
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