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6 Ways to Naturally Manage Ulcerative Colitis

1 / 7   Soothing Additions to Your Care Plan Is yoga the key to soothing ulcerative colitis? Will an herb provide relief? Natural remedies for ulcerative colitis may not be your primary treatment approach, but they can help you manage symptoms and reduce the frequency of flares. “Although the official cause of ulcerative colitis has evaded the …

Living With Peptic Ulcers

  When you have been diagnosed with a peptic ulcer(peptic ulcer disease), your doctor will have provided you with a treatment plan which will include antibiotics or lifestyle modifications, or both. In the majority of cases, apeptic ulcer will heal in time with proper treatment. During this treatment, while taking any medications your doctor may …

Corneal Ulcers: An Overview

Digital Vision/Photodisc/Getty Images Updated February 03, 2016. Corneal Ulcer: A corneal ulcer is an erosion or open sore on the surface of the cornea. The cornea is the transparent area at the front part of the eye that serves as a window through which we see. It also refracts light and offers protection to other …

Causes of Peptics Ulcers

  You don’t have to be a stressed-out CEO of a large corporation to develop an ulcer. Even those spicy foods won’t cause an ulcer. In the past, it was believed stress and diet caused peptic ulcers. Later, researchers stated stomach acids (hydrochloric acid and pepsin) contributed to the majority of ulcer formation. Today, however, …

Symptoms of Peptic Ulcers

  Gastric ulcers (those in the stomach) and duodenal ulcers (those in a tube connected to the stomach, called the duodenum) are usually referred to as peptic ulcers.Peptic ulcers can cause avariety of symptoms, and these vary from patient to patient. Some patients with ulcers have minimal, unusual, or even no symptoms at all. Others …

What You Need to Know About Peptic Ulcers

Whether you suspect you have a peptic ulcer or you are newly diagnosed, you will want to know the symptoms, the causes, and the treatment of peptic ulcers. Symptoms of Peptic Ulcers Peptic ulcers can cause a variety of symptoms, and these vary from patient to patient. Some patients with ulcers have minimal, unusual, or …

Answers About Hiatal Hernias, Peptic Ulcers and Gallstones

Courtesy Getty Images You may have been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia, peptic ulcer disease, or gallbladder problems that have led to gallstones years ago or maybe only recently. There may come a time when you have a question about some aspect of you condition or conditions. The resources below contain answers to the most …

Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer Complications (Ulcer warning signs)

Tom Merton/OJO Images/Getty Images Peptic ulcers can cause some discomfort, but they are rarely life-threatening. If, however, you display any of this warning signs, seek medical attention immediately. These symptoms could be a warning sign of complications that can occur with peptic ulcers. Vomiting blood. Vomiting food eaten hours or days before. Difficultly swallowing Nausea …