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Vegetables For Gastritis Diet
What are the best protein drinks to drink when you have Gastritis and what is the best Gastritis diet to treat Gastritis?
Try lean meat: Why protein drinks? It's better to eat whole foods, with your protein coming from lean meat (especially fatty fish) and vegetable sources. Keep portion sizes small in order to avoid acid reflux from a full stomach, and to aid digestion. Have you found the cause for your gastritis; are you avoiding offending foods, and taking your prescription remedy (if any)? Hope that helps. ...Read more
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Is gluten/dairy free chocolate okay for gastritis diet? Currently taking Zantac, Protonix, (pantoprazole) and Levsin-SL for loss of appetite, nausea, gnawing feeling
Caffeine free?: Generally speaking it is not the gluten or the dairy that irritate gastritis unless you have celiac disease and you are lactose intolerance it is the caffeine that increase the a it and irritate the lining of the stomach and make gastritis worst in spite of taking medication so check the caffeine content ...Read more
Diet: Tomatoes (often called a vegetable but actually a fruit) are often very good for gastritis. Citrus is best avoided. The easiest way to add fiber to your diet is to get a jar of Millers bran and throw a teaspoon into everything you eat. It has no detectable taste and therefore can be added to anything. ...Read more
Had upper GI endoscopy recently, have gastritis and only on bland boiled vegetables diet. Will taking vitamin C tablets help me heal faster?
A lot faster with Rx: Unless there are other inciting risks to inflammation in your stomach (like h.Pylori, tobacco, too liberal alcohol, Aspirin or other nsaid's, etc.) your gastropathy will likely heal within a few weeks. Of course, you can speed up the healing process by starting an acid blocker drug like Prilosec otc daily. Vitamin c and boiled vegetables is not the answer. ...Read more
What type of diet should I follow for gastritis, dyspepsia, Ibs and acid reflux? I've been trying to drink more water and eat vegetables and fruits.
Diet for GI problems: The recommended diet would be different for each of those G.I. problems. The best diet for you would depend on which of these are actually causing you the most symptoms. I would see a gastroenterologist to help sort out your predominant problem and base your diet on that. Until then, a high fiber diet low in citrus fruits and tomatoes would be a good place to start. Good luck. ...Read more
Suggestions 4 ulcer: Once you've ruled out &/or treated H.pylori and avoided nsaid's, combine acid suppression medication with the following: minimize meal size as well as intake of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, fatty/fried foods, fizzy drinks. Advice changes, of course, if ulcers are due to crohn's, cancer, "stress-related" (systemic disease), caustic ingestion, etc. Check with diagnosing doctor who knows you best. ...Read more
No one size fits all: Your answer is quite complicated. If serious conditions and food allergies and insenstivities have all been excluded, it is a great idea to keep a food diary. Keep track of what foods agree with your system and which foods agravate your digestive tract. Alcohol and coffee and spicy foods should be avoided. ...Read more
I was told I have gastritis. Do I have to live with it? Does it go away/ heal? Once it heal can I go back to my normal diet?
Cause=Cure: Gastritis just means "inflammation of the stomach." there are many causes of this from medications, like Aspirin and advil, (ibuprofen) to a bacteria, called h. Pylori. Most of the time gastritis is temporary and can be treated so that you will be able to return to your normal diet. Find out the cause, and you'll find out the cure. ...Read more
Not likely but...: Changing your lifestyle (no alcohol, high fiber foods, increased exercise, reducing fried/proceeded foods) and reducing stress will likely improve your gastritis more than avoiding gluten will. That being said, trialing off gluten for a few weeks to see how you feel is not harmful. Many people feel better off gluten not because they are sensitive, but because gluten is in a lot of unhealthy foods. ...Read more
Having symptoms of gastritis over last 2.5 weeks &have linked it to taking motrin. I've stopped & changed my diet. How long til it goes away?
A lot faster with Rx: Unless there are other inciting risks to inflammation in your stomach (like h.Pylori, tobacco, too liberal alcohol, Aspirin or other nsaid's, etc.) your gastropathy will likely heal within a few days. Of course, you can speed up the healing process by starting an acid blocker drug like Prilosec otc daily. ...Read more
Why would reactive gastritis be seen on endoscopy if low acid diet and h2 blockers are the norm? What other recommendations are there?
Gastritis causes: Gastritis (inflammation of the stomach) can be caused by excess stomach acid associated with smoking, alcohol or caffeine. Gastritis can also be due to anti-inflammatory medications (nsaids) e.G Aleve (naproxen), motrin/advil (ibuprofen) and others. Another cause: bile reflux after gallbladder removal. Diet has a minimal role and h2 blockers may need to be upgraded to ppi (prilosec, prevacid). ...Read more
I'm on a bland diet for gastritis, gluten, diary free and vegeration also. I eat 4 times/day small meals, but I have 1stool/week. What can I do?
Is it normal to have prolonged pain for three hours every day. I have been like this for three months diagnose gastritis no bacteria. On bland diet.
I've had gastritis since January. I've been watching the diet and take supplements that help but I still get discomfort. When do I see a specialist?
I have gastritis. I'm on a diet but I don't know exactly what food to eat. Can I eat soy? Breaded soy steak but baked and without oil?
Gastritis: ... Is just a general term for inflammation in the stomach. Without more details on how you were diagnosed as having gastritis, it is impossible to know what kind of dietary recommendations to give you. Gen recommendations would be to avoid any particular foods which you notice cause or worsen your pain. Otherwise, I would need more details about your gastritis in order to give you better advice. ...Read more
How long does it take to completely cure antral gastritis with a regular diet (tomatoes, garlic noodles, lemonade, etc. Etc.) and medicine?
Would you recommend a second endoscopy if persistent gastritis won't heal? No H pilory in first biopsy results. Bland diet, I have for six months.
Does 19 mm stone in gallbladder be a cause of frequently gastritis pain in spite of proper workout and conscious diet almost. Very less fried food.?
I recently ended up in ED with Gastritis. I was put on Somac with success. I'm 35, healthy, modified my diet. Could it be food allergy related?
It's virtually impossible to diagnose gastritis without an upper GI endoscopy (scope thru the mouth to examine the esophagus, stomach and upper small intestine).
Somac is very effective treatment regardless if the cause might be aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil (ibuprofen) or Alleve or a bacteria.
It's very unlikely that this would be related to a food allergy. ...Read more
I have gastritis for two months, which got worse recently. Doctors told me to follow a diet and take some drugs, but I don't see much improvement. Its not due H. pylori but due to improper diet and stress. Could this be chronic?
Gastritis: Classic gastritis responds nicely to ppi medications like prilosec or nexium or the other class of medications like zantac or pepcid. Other important measures are bland diet, avoidance of caffeine, alcohol and nicotine. You may not be dealing with gastritis so I recommend a consultation with a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate tests will be done. ...Read more
When can one return to "normal" eating following the cessation of ranitidine prescription? Gastritis was acute, I believe, due to ingestion of severely hot, hot sauce. I have followed a very bland, non-acidic diet for three weeks and next week is the la
When...: If you have been in ranitidine for a period of 4-6 weeks and now feeling well you may try to eat a normal diet again. However, make sure you don't regain a habit of eating irritant diet because then symptoms are most likely going to come back. The stomach can take so much and if expose it to a very acidic, irritant diet on a frequent basis it will be upset again. ...Read more
I had a endoscopy revealed Chronic Antral Gastritis, Can you explain this diagnosis, What is a Good Diet Plan. As I have constant dull pain.
Antral gastritis: This is a fairly common problem and the cause can be infection, or peptic acid irritation or stress etc. Your doctor who made the diagnosis can explain all this to you, and there is good treatment for the various causes. Diet should exclude, irritants like alcohol and coffee, but take in lots of vegetables, fruits, berries and yogurt if you are not milk sensitive. Frequent med is nexium (esomeprazole). ...Read more
Struggling with GERD and the anxiety attacks associated with it more then 10 years. I end up with gastritis from neglecting my diet often. Normal?
Seek help: You should see a board certified gastroenterologist for the GERD. Thre are many effective medicines that will allow you to control the GERD. For the anxiety you should be seeing a mental health professional who specializes in treating anxiety disorder. Both conditions are manageable. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with IBS, gastritis, hpylori and also been on a strict diet.. ive taken nexium (esomeprazole). what else can I do? I've had no relief.
See answer: Without knowing your symptoms, it is difficult to assess what the best therapy would be. Have you had the H. pylori treated? If so, did you have confirmation of eradication? The gastritis should improve and it would leave IBS that could be dictating your symptoms. There are a variety of therapies that can be used depending on your symptoms. ...Read more
Dr did a scope I have bad ulcer & gastritis will and can my ulcer heal I'm on Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) and raditidine and on a bland diet, I'm so scared plz help?
Find out why this is: Work w/ an integrative doctor to find out why your body is responding like this. Try an elimination diet for a month, add back foods one at a time, one per week, keep a food and symptom diary. Many people are intolerant of gluten and dairy or something else and can feel much better when they identify what foods and stressors trigger attacks. Dgl (deglycyrrhizinated licorice) can help gasrtitis. ...Read more