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What Vegetable Can Help Gastritis
Can you tell me good non-irritating antibacterial herbs or supplements for intestines and stomach?
Avoid what hurts: That is the easy answer. Other things to avoid are caffeine containing drinks and foods. Chocolate, spicy foods. and foods with acidic content may cause problems. Smoking and alcohol will definitely make it worse. If you must eat foods that have these qualities the consider smaller portions. No real things are "good" specially for gastritis though there may be things that feel better than not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastritis : Foods you should avoid include spicy foods, tomato sauce, greasy or fried food, red meats. Medications to reduce symptoms include zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid, Prilosec or prevacid. There is also a chance that gastritis is caused by a bacteria called h. Pylori and would require antibiotics. See your physician for further testing if your symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No need to mix: Anything but if you are using mineral oil i would take a dose independent of meals. If you are constipated go on a liquid diet until resolved. Don't add more roughage to a plugged system any more than you would continue to stuff garbage into your disposal if your sink was plugged up. ...Read more
Adrenals: When adrenals are stressed - body goes into stress mode so does not have time to poop. So taking adhs (vasopressin) will reset and normalize helps to relieve constipation. The other things that normalize gut galactan, b complex, lecithin, butyric acid, cholrella. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: The oil contains an essential fatty acid that is good for health overall. ...Read more
Can diet cranberry juice from oceanspray be good as juice to heal h.Pylori and mild gastritis.Also what fruits and food to help heal the infection?
Probably not: The mild gastritis is likely caused by the h. Pylori infection. H pylori is a bacteria that attacks stomach lining. Effective treatment is a 10-14 days of antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor ( like omeprazole) to decrease acid. Lack of treatment may lead to chronic stomach pain and/or stomach ulcers. There is no good evidence that cranberry juice or specific foods are good treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fruit,Veg,MiraLax (polyethylene glycol): High fiber fruit and vegetables are good to avoid constipation, prunes, prune juice, figs and syrup of figs are best natural laxatives or preventatives. Firm bananas, milk and cheese can constipate. Good "natural type" mediacations are MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or benefiber. Colace + pericolace are safe + effective to prevent + treat. Senakot, exlax and Dulcolax are much stronger + very effective when constipated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more
Fluid and fiber: Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of non-caffinated, non-alcoholic fluids to keep stools soft. Fiber can also be added to a glass of water. If this does not work see a GI specialist, there may be another cause of your issu. ...Read more
What is the best way to treat gastritis? Does zinc-carnosine and / or DGL help with this? Thanks.
There is some: anecdotal evidence that both of these supplements, zinc L-carnitine and deglycyrrhizinated licorice (DZL), have beneficial effects in treatment peptic ulcer disease and gastritis. They are not part of the usual treatment protocol which includes anti-acids, medicines that block acid production (proton pump inhibitors) and acid/H-2 blockers. I suggest no harm in trying briefly/initially; then to Doc ...Read more
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