Stomach Ulcer

Preventing and Treating GERD Naturally

…the bottom of the esophagus. Like a one-way valve, it opens when you eat or drink to allow food and liquids into the stomach, but most of the time it remains closed to prevent stomach contents from backing up into the esophagus. Unfortunately, this muscle occasionally relaxes enough to allow reflux,…

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Is Juice Healthy?

…especially ulcers, heartburn, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In one of them, cabbage juice healed peptic and duodenal ulcers in an incredible 92 percent of cases studied! I once had a patient who swore by cabbage juice. Plagued with inflammation of the stomach lining and severe…

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Health Benefits of Spicy Foods

…health benefits thanks to capsaicin, the compound that gives them their kick. The folk uses of cayenne and other hot peppers range from treating stomach ulcers to improving circulation and heart disease. Better studied, however, are capsaicin’s effects on metabolism and pain. Let’s take…

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Sea Buckthorn for Healthy Aging and Overall Well-Being

…a thousand years. Some of the traditional uses of sea buckthorn include treatment for cough, asthma and other lung disorders, skin diseases, stomach ulcers and other digestive issues, and hypertension and circulatory disorders. While these traditional uses of sea buckthorn still apply today, its…

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Four Natural Pain Relievers

…drugs is acceptable, using them long-term can be disastrous. NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen, aspirin and naproxen, are notorious for causing stomach upset, ulcers and serious bleeding that result in more than 16,000 deaths each year—plus they can damage your joints. COX-2 inhibitors have problems…

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…treatments work best if you already have these lesions? A Sweet Solution for Bedsores The best way to heal any open wound, from bedsores to diabetic ulcers, is sugar. When sugar—or honey—is packed in a wound, it creates a highly concentrated medium where bacteria cannot survive. It also…

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How Thanksgiving Promotes Health and Well-Being

…they contain. But these same compounds have also been shown to prevent other infections, and protect the stomach lining from invasion by H. pylori bacteria, which is the leading cause of ulcers. Benefits of Pumpkin: Beyond the Seeds I generally recommend staying away from sugar-laden desserts since…

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…As for its ability to improve thyroid function, protect against osteoporosis and cancer, dissolve kidney stones, relieve symptoms of peptic ulcers, colitis, gallbladder disease, and more, all I can say is that I can find no scientific data to justify a lot of the claims made about these health…

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Improve Your Health With Amino Acid Supplements

…the benefits of glutamine. By restoring the integrity of the gut lining, glutamine supplements also help patients with irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and food allergies. Glutamine supplements also protect against damage caused by long-term use of NSAIDs. Amino…

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