Gastritis is defined as the swelling of the inside layer of the stomach. Any factor that injures the wall (protective inside layer) of stomach provokes the symptoms of gastritis.
Common causes of Gastritis include Infection Most commonly Bacterial H-Pylori (Helicobacter Pylori) and occasionally due to Fungal, parasitic or viral infection, Drugs: NSAIDs, Steroids, Aspirin, etc ,Stress, Smoking, Excessive alcohol consumption, Backflow of bile into the stomach (Bile Reflux), Excess of spicy foods , Radiation.
If you have Gastritis you may have Pain which is often located in the upper center of the abdomen or the upper left portion of the stomach radiating to the back.Other common symptoms include bloating and nausea.
In cases of gastritis involving vomiting, its appearance may be clear, yellow or green. The vomit may also contain blood.Vomiting blood is a symptom of a more severe form of gastritis. Other symptoms of severe gastritis include shortness of breath, chest pain, severe stomach pain, and foul-smelling bowel movements.
Homeopathy is very effective in managing all the acute as well as chronic expressions of gastritis; it also plays an important role in the prevention of relapse of the condition.
With homeopathy medicines, not only the symptoms will be controlled but the root cause of the disease will be removed. And since there is no drug dependency or side effects of medicine, it can be effectively used.
Along with medication, you need to take certain precautions like Practicing good hand washing hygiene and eating well-cooked food – this reduces the risk of contracting infections such as H. pylori.
Avoiding certain medications, smoking, caffeine, and alcohol – these are all potential causes of gastritis.