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Balanced diet for duodenal peptic ulcer and prostate cancer (gleason 3+3).

Balanced diet for duodenal peptic ulcer and prostate cancer (gleason 3+3).

Eat lots of fruits: And veggies daily. Cut down on coffee, soda, spicy foods, citrus, chocolates, etc. Follow up with the specialists. God bless you! http://www.All4naturalhealth.Com/herbs-for-cancer.Html. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What is the value of diet in treatment of peptic ulcers?

What is the value of diet in treatment of peptic ulcers?

1: Low fat and bland diet provokes less acid stimulation and hence tolerated better in patients with peptic ulcers. ...Read more

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If you have a peptic ulcer, should your diet be high in fats or high in proteins?

If you have a peptic ulcer, should your diet be high in fats or high in proteins?

Balance diet: High in protein and low on fat, with a lot vegetable & fruits and 4-5 time a day and avoid meal before bed time. http://www.livestrong.com/article/27405-heal-ulcers-diet/. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have a peptic ulcer, should you diet high in fats or high in proteins?

Slow down: Peptic ulcer prefer low fat, protein and less volume, so digestion is easier. Eat slowly and thoughtfully. Manage stress without snacking. Sip on comforting fluids like milk if you are hungry between meals. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long do none peptic ulcers usually take to heal (with slight treatment and diet changes)? Usually how long until a patient becomes pain free?

How long do none peptic ulcers usually take to heal (with slight treatment and diet changes)? Usually how long until a patient becomes pain free?

Peptic ulcer: Peptic ulcers,usually in the duodenum, heal within a few weeks of treatment with bland diet, abstinence from alcohol,nicotine and avoidance of caffeine as well as the Daily taking of ppi medications like prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole). The discomfort usually resolves more quickly-within days to a week. Of course these are generalizations and there are exceptions. ...Read more

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I have a peptic ulcer and I am taking ranitidine for it. What kind of diet should I have? Can I eat what I usually eat?

I have a peptic ulcer and I am taking ranitidine for it.
What kind of diet should I have? Can I eat what I usually eat?

Diet with ulcer: Diet isn't as important to ulcer care as we once thought it was. Obviously it's best to avoid alcohol or medicines like aspirin, ibuprofen, or aleve (naproxen) but other than that your diet normally is not much of a factor. You might ask your doctor if you were tested for H. Pylori - an infection now proven to be the cause of most ulcers. ...Read more

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What are peptic ulcers?

What are peptic ulcers?

Ulcer in stomach: It can be single, multiple, . In stomach, duodenum, at different anatomical location. Can involve mucosal layer, or all layers of stomach. Asymptomatic ones can be malignant. ...Read more

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Are peptic ulcers hereditary?

Are peptic ulcers hereditary?

Peptic ulcer factors: The are a lot of factors that can cause peptic ulcers including but not limited to increased acid secretion, medications, H.pylori infection. some of them are acquired but not necessarly all of them. You should consult your physician to be able to find the specific cause of peptic ulcer ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more