Gastric ulcer is a change in the gastric mucosa, in which the protective cover is destroyed, erosion begins, and a non-healing trophic disorder occurs. The disease is difficult not to notice: symptoms of ulcers include severe pain in the upper abdomen, heartburn, digestive disorders, constipation, a feeling of bloating and overcrowding in the stomach, in some cases – gastric bleeding.
The cause of the disease is most often the activity of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. Infection with these microorganisms occurs through saliva, contaminated dishes; sometimes they are transmitted before birth from the mother to the fetus. However, a person infected with Helicobacter pylori may not have any signs of a stomach ulcer if the immune system successfully reflects bacterial attacks. However, with chronic infectious diseases, constant stress, alcoholism, body protection stops coping with its tasks and stomach ulcer starts to progress. That is why the people have the opinion that the ulcer is from the nerves.
Treatment with drugs for stomach ulcers involves the use of certain groups of medicines. Some are prescribed in the form of tablets; others are given as injections. The purpose of drug use is to return the disease to a stable remission. In the treatment of gastric ulcer only folk recipes the expected result is unlikely to be achieved. Moreover, there is a risk of worsening the general condition of the patient. To treat the disease using some pharmacological drugs. Before starting therapy, consult a doctor.