Do you have IBS Ulcers? Feel a dull, gnawing pain when your stomach is empty? See how IBS links to this symptom and learn how to eliminate the ulcers!
Stomach ulcers is a symptom where lesions or open sores occur in the lining of the stomach or duodenum.
*I have had stomach ulcers before so I never allowed my stomach to become empty for too long as a result; due to the pain. Now with it cured, I no longer have to worry about it. Let me explain why this happens and how to eliminate it.*
When IBS ulcers start to form, it is not a pleasent feeling to endure. You begin to experience a very dull and continuous, gnawing pain.
What are the reasons for ulcers to develop?
Any of these extremities can trigger the formation of lesions:
- Excessive Stress
- Excessive Alcohol
- Excessive Ingestion of Spicy Foods
- Long-term use of anti-inflammatory medications
The underlying factor that sets an ideal environment for the ulcers to develop is Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori). You most likely have H. Pylori if you develop ulcers fairly easily when you keep your stomach empty for a pro-longed period of time.
H. Pylori is a strain of bacteria that can live in the lining of your stomach and produce chemicals that irritate the lining. The protective layer in the stomach becomes compromised with the presence of H.Pylori.
Therefore when food is ingested, acid is produced and it can start to further irritate the lining of the stomach; especially when there is no food buffer present in the stomach (empty stomach).
Available Tests for H. Pylori:
Blood Test – blood from finger prick
Breath Test – blow into a straw, making bubbles in the liquid; color change determines positive/negative
Tissue Test – endoscopy where tissue samples are taken
See your physician to have one of the tests performed to determine whether you have this strain of bacteria present in your stomach.
Do I have any solutions for this problem?
First and foremost, you need to eliminate the H. Pylori from the lining in your stomach in order to prevent future occurrences of developing ulcers. In the meantime, always keep in mind to avoid having your stomach empty for too long since more ulcers may begin to develop as a result.
The recommendation that a physician will provide is to start on a set of medications; antibiotics. Antibiotics may be taken however it is the leading cause of becoming IBS positive or further deepening your IBS symptoms, due to the strength of the medication.
Antibiotics can severely disrupt the balance of the bacteria in your system. With antibiotics, not only are the bad bacteria (H. Pylori) eliminated but also the good ones as well.
It is best to take an alternative approach and begin a herbal remedy that provides the same outcome as antibiotics but minuses the appalling negative side effects.
This remedy is licorice extract, it has a potent effect against H. Pylori and protects the following: esophagus, stomach, and intestinal lining from stomach acid. Follow the assigned dosage as noted on the bottle.
During and after the eradication of H. Pylori, ensure that you minimize excessive stress, excessive alcohol, excessive ingestion of spicy foods and long-term use of anti-inflammatory medications. This will enable the IBS ulcers in your stomach and duodenum to heal more quickly.
Always remember that patience and persistence is key when following the guidelines provided here.
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