CategoriesDisease Home Remedies

Gastritis Causes & Cure

Gastritis causes & cure

 

DEFINATION

Gastritis is caused due to the inflammation of the lining or mucous of the stomach, which is also known as the wall of the stomach. The inflammation is caused due to bacterial infection that causes most stomach ulcers. This is also caused by the regular drinking too much alcohol of regular use of certain pain relievers. Gastritis can cause upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Gastritis is divided in two types:-

  1. Acute:- This type of gastritis may occur suddenly, so it is known as acute gastritis
  2. Chronic:- This type appear slowly over time is known as chronic gastritis.

In some cases, the gastritis may lead to ulcers and also increased the risk of stomach cancer.

SYMPTOMS OF GASTRITIS

The signs and symptoms of gastritis are mentioned below:-

  • Burning ache or pain in the upper abdomen due to indigestion
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • A feeling of fullness, after eating in upper abdomen
  • Black or tarry stool
  • Bloating
  • Feeling of extra fullness of abdomen during or after meal
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Loss of appetite
  • Lose of body weight
  • Belly pain
  • Discomfort of upper abdomen
  • Blood in vomiting

CAUSES

Gastritis occurs when there is weakness or damages of the mucous or lining of the stomach. Different things can trigger the Gastritis problem, including:-

  • Alcohol Abuse Gastritis:- Chronic alcoholism can irritate and erode the lining of the stomach.
  • Autoimmune Disease Gastritis:-In patients of Autoimmune disease, the immune system of body attacks healthy cells in the lining of the stomach.
  • Bacterial Infection Gastritis:- A bacteria named as pyloriis the main cause of peptic ulcers (stomach ulcers) and chronic gastritis disorder. The bacteria break down the protective lining of the stomach and cause inflammation in the stomach.
  • Bile Reflux Gastritis:-The liver makes the bile enzymes that helps in the digestion of fatty foods. So the reflux of the bile occurs when bile flows back into the stomach, moving through the small intestine.
  • MEDICATIONS CAUSES GASTRITIS:-The regular use of (NSAIDs) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or corticosteroids for management of chronic pain can cause irritation in the stomach lining or membrane.
  • PHYSICAL STRESS CAUSES GASTRITIS:-A sudden, severe injury or severe illness can cause gastritis. Gastritis may develops a trauma in the stomach. They can cause severe burns and brain injuries.

RISK FACTORS OF GASTRITIS

Factors that increase the risk of gastritis include:-

  • Bacterial infection mainly Helicobacter pylori infection develop gastritis or upper gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Smoking can cause gastritis
  • Diet is the major factor which cause gastritis
  • Regular use of pain killers can cause gastritis such as – ibuprofen, aspirin, and naproxen. Acute gastritis and chronic gastritis can cause by these drugs.
  • The older adults have an increased the gastritis risks in their old age because the lining of the stomach will thin with old age and also because of more chances to have H. pylori infection in older age.
  • Autoimmune disorders can cause Gastritis.
  • Excessive alcoholism can cause gastritis.
  • Stress can cause gastritis, such as severe stress due to major surgery, burns, injury, or severe infections can cause acute gastritis in stomach.

 

COMPLICATIONS OF GASTRITIS

Gastritis may cause stomach ulcers and stomach bleeding. Chronic gastritis may increase the risk of stomach cancer, especially if patient have extensive thinning of the lining of the stomach or changes in the lining of the cells.

 

PREVENTION FROM GASTRITIS

Preventing H. pylori infection from your stomach is following:-

  • The Mercy Ayurveda recommends you, frequently washing your hands with soap and water for 30 seconds.
  • Eating foods that is cooked completely
  • Maintain proper hygiene
  • Sanitize your hands before eating food
  • Don’t eat Processed foods

 

HOME REMEDIES FOR GASTRITIS

 

  1. FOLLOW AN ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DIET

Broccoli and olive oil is a good diet to prevent gastritis. The inflammation of the stomach membrane or lining is caused by gastritis, so you should take a diet that helps to minimize inflammation of the stomach membrane, this may provide you relief from gastritis.

gastritis inflammatory diet

2. TAKE GARLIC EXTRACT SUPPLEMENT

Garlic extract helps to reduce the symptoms of gastritis. Crushing raw garlic and intake it also works well.

  1. USE PROBIOTICS

Probiotics are helpful in improvement of digestive system and encouragement of regular bowel movements. Probiotic supplements contain good bacteria into a digestive tract of a person, which is helpful to stop the spread of H. pylori bacteria.

You should eat the foods that contain probiotics and they also helps to improve the symptoms of gastritis. These foods are including following:-

  • Yogurt
  • Kimchi
  • Kombucha
  • Curd
  • Sauerkraut
  • Kefir

4. DRINK GREEN TEA WITH MANUKA HONEY

Drink of green tea with manuka honey is very helpful to soothe the stomach, and gave good relief in gastritis. The study also shows that drinking black tea at least once in a week may significantly reduce the prevalence of bacteria H. pylori in the digestive tract and it gave relief in gastritis. Manuka honey is very beneficial for digestive tract, as it contains antibacterial properties and also helps to fight with the infection. Many patients drinking warm water, it helps to soothe the stomach and digestive system.

green tea with Manuka honey

5. USE ESSENTIAL OILS IN YOUR DIET

Essential oils of lemongrass and lemon verbena are helpful to increase the resistance to H. pylori bacteria. The oil of peppermint, clove, and ginger also has a positive effect on the digestive system and help to relieve gastritis like problems.

6. EAT LIGHTER MEALS

Eating large meals such as carbohydrate heavy meals may put a strain on a digestive system of a patient and also aggravate gastritis. You should eating small meals regularly per day it can help in the digestion process and also reduce the symptoms of gastritis problem.

7. AVOID SMOKING

Smoking can damage the stomach of a patient and also damage the lining of the stomach. Smoking also increases the risk of developing cancer in stomach.

8. AVOID OVERUSE OF PAINKILLERS

Taking too many pain killer medications, such as ibuprofen, and aspirin can damage the lining of the stomach and make gastritis worse.

  1. REDUCE STRESS

Stress can cause gastritis in many persons, so you should reduce stress levels from your brain; this is an important way to help in managing the condition of gastritis.

The techniques of stress management include:-

  • Breathing exercises
  • Massage of the body
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  1. FREEZE IT OUT TECHNIQUE

In this technique take a glass of ice cold water, put two tablespoons of sugar into it, stir it well and gulp it down for some time. Repeat the process again for some time, and drink this. Glass ice cold water helps in stabilization of fluids of the body. It is believed that chilled water calms down the throat, the stomach, and the burning sensation of chest. Therefore, after drink a full glass of cold water, take a small walk for some times. After this procedure the acid rushing up to the throat will subside slowly, and this will gave good relief in gastritis.

 

  1. DRINK COCONUT WATER

There is nothing like coconut water. Taking of green coconut water and keep sipping, this is very helpful to subsides your stomach pain. You should make it a habit to drink coconut water once in a day. Coconut water is also rich in fiber, which is very helpful in digestion and prevents the re-occurrence of acidity in the stomach. Moreover, the coconut water helps to reduce the burning sensation of the stomach or heart burns, so coconut is also known as the cool lining for the stomach.

 

  1. INTAKE OF GINGER

Ginger has the properties of anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory that helps to reduce irritation of the inner lining in the stomach and gave good relief in irritation and stomach pain. Patient should chew a piece of ginger with water or with the boiled milk and drink it. You can also intake a pinch of ginger powder, rock salt and asafetida in a cup of warm water, this will gave you the immediate relief from gastritis.

  1. SIP OF CHAMOMILE TEA

Intake of Chamomile Tea helps to soothe the walls of intestines. This tea helps to eliminate gas from the stomach and also provide the relief from sudden stomach pains. You can also add one or two teaspoons of dried chamomile flowers into hot water cup and drink this tea several times in a day, it is very helpful in improvement of gastritis.

  1. EAT PAPAYA EVERYDAY

If you are suffering from inflammation of the stomach, eating papaya every day is really helpful for you. Raw papaya is very helpful in the condition of gastritis, as it helps to reduce the gastritis symptoms.

papaya

  1. BAKING SODA AND WATER

Baking soda has the properties of antacid and it helps in brings down the level of acids in the stomach. Take one teaspoon of baking soda and mix it in a glass of water. Drink this mixture as when you required it; this will give you the good relief in acidity and gastritis.

 

  1. CABBAGE JUICE

Cabbage is rich in vitamins. Cabbage is also known to heal the peptic ulcers. Cabbage contains the Vitamin U, which is helpful to heal the lining of the stomach and gave relief in gastritis within a few days. Cut the cabbage into pieces and with a help of juicer, juice it. Extract a glass of fresh cabbage juice and drink it slowly.
You can also add carrots into it, to make it even tastier and healthier.

 

  1. AVOID FOODS

Avoid foods which are responsible for Gastritis, and Foods that commonly contribute to inflammation are:-

  • Processed foods
  • Spicy foods
  • Acidic foods
  • Alcohol
  • Dairy products
  • Sugary foods
  • Gluten
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *