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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

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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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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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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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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What is a peptic ulcer?

What is a peptic ulcer?

Acid related ulcer: This term generally refers to stomach or duodenal ulcers. The 2 most common causes of stomach or duodenal ulcers are infection with the helicobacter pylori bacteria and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, etc. ...Read more

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Is peptic ulcer painful?

Is peptic ulcer painful?

Can be: Can give you pain/ stomach upset, bleeding, anemia. Please see your doctor. You may need to see a gastroenterologist for further evaluation- i.E an endoscopy. ...Read more

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What causes peptic ulcer?

What causes peptic ulcer?

H. Pylori: The majority of peptic ulcers are caused by an infection with the h. Pylori bacteria. Any doctor can test for this easily with a blood test. ...Read more

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What can lead to my peptic ulcer?

What can lead to my peptic ulcer?

H Pylori Infection: Peptic ulcer is most commonly caused by infection with a bacteria called H Pylori.Other rare causes may be use of NSAIDs like ibuprofen,naproxen when used regularly.other meds like Actonel, (risedronate)fosamax,pottasium supplements may rarely cause ulcer in stomach. People who smoke and drink alcohol excessively are at increased risk to develop Peptic Ulcer ...Read more

Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
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Stomach Ulcer (Definition)

Stomach ulcers, also called peptic ulcers, are erosions in the wall of the stomach that can result in bleeding or pain. They can be caused by ibuprofen and similar medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or by infection with a bacteria called H. pylori that ...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