Are Stomach Ulcers Curable

Are Stomach Ulcers Curable?

Yes, stomach ulcers are curable. Usually the cure is in a reversal program of the causes, and the common most causes of stomach ulcers are..

  • Heavy alcohol consumption
  • A bacterial infection of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)
  • Overuse of NSAIDS (anti-inflammatory drugs) like ibuprofen
  • Too much red meat
  • Deep fried foods
  • Pepsi and carbonated beverage products

By stopping all of the above; most stomach ulcers will go away on their own however you should get checked by a family physician if you think you might have an ulcer, it could be something else.

The medication used to decrease stomach acid is usually either a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) or an H2 blocker with four weeks of treatment initially recommended.

A stomach ulcer is a break in the tissues of your stomach that eventually stops your stomach from performing it’s normal functions. In medical terms it is called a peptic ulcer. Peptic ulcers can occur in the stomach or esophagus.

Symptoms of having a stomach ulcer can include…

  • belching (burping)
  • vomiting
  • weight loss
  • lack of appetite
  • dull ache
  • burning sensation
  • bleeding

Some Foods That Are Stomach Ulcer Friendly Are…

  • Any fruit; such as watermelon, peaches, grapes
  • Any greens; such as kale, lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, apples and berries
  • Rice

For a better list, see this foods that are good for stomach ulcers page.


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