our Health Index for More Subjects, Conditions and
Stomach Problems, Gastritis & Digestion
An "Itis" anywhere in the body
means inflammation. Gastritis is inflammation of the
This inflammation results in the
destruction of the upper layer of cells of the stomach
lining. Erosion of this protective
layer opens the underlying layers of the stomach
vulnerable to damage - from the enzymes and acid of the
stomach itself which can effect gastric functions.
Gastritis has many causes. Recent research has found that the majority of cases is due to bacteria which grows in the mucous secreting cells of the lining. Chronic gastritis develops gradually and can come from certain drugs that irritate the stomach lining (especially the non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSIDs) as well as infections both bacterial and viral.
But gastritis is
actually a symptom, not a disease. Stomach problems are
all symptoms of an unhealthy digestive system.. Finding out the cause of this
problem and you will be able to treat it.
Here are some
symptoms of digestive problems:
Bowel movements less than two times a day
Embarrassing gas or cramping
Straining or having time to read while sitting on the toilet
Relying on store-bought laxatives or stool softeners
Poop that’s hard, ball-shaped, stringy, covered in mucus or is yellowish or greenish
Having to wipe more than once after going to the bathroom
A protruding stomach that feels heavy all the time
Retaining water and bloating
A bowel that feels irritated all the time
Feeling sick to your stomach after meals
Feeling tired when you first wake up in the morning
Here is a video
by Dr. Eric Berg telling you about you digestive
system. It's called Your
Digestive System and How it Works. It is
very informative. It will tell you which of these
digestive symptoms goes with what part of the
There are a lot of
good information about your digestive system and how it
works that might give you a better insight into what is
happening with you. Do watch it. Yes, its
about the gallbladder, but goes into lots of other
and Your Gallbladder
Can it be caused by
inflammation? Read out article on Chronic
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