How does gastritis and heart related?

gastritis. Probably the most frequent relationship is gastritis caused by aspirin, Plavix (clopidogrel) and other agents we use frequently in heart disease.

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Does gastritis causes heart problem?

Not directly. But nonsteroidal anti inflammatory agents (nsaid's) can cause topical mucosal injury and inhibit prostaglandin synthesis, decreasing mucosal mucus production, bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) secretion and mucosal blood flow. Creating stomach and duodenal irritation and ulcers. Same NSAID drugs can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Read more...

I have all the signs of anemia, but I'm worried about my heart palpitations. I do have gastritis, how does that make anemia more likely to be present?

More info is needed. Unless your heart palpitations have been evaluated by a cardiologist, you must do this first! gastritis and anemia may be treated as well, but concentrate on your heart issue first. Stress may also contribute to palpitations. Good luck! Read more...
Stressor. Gastritis , menstruation , hemorrhoids etc can cause blood loss and chronic anemia . This is a stressor on the heart. The heart senses the blood loss with not only volume loss but blood carries oxygen too. So the heart try's to circulate the blood it does have as quickly as possible .This can precipitate an arrhythmia . Read more...