Peptic Ulcer or Duodenal Ulcer and Homeopathy
Peptic or Duodenal ulcers are lesions (holes or breaks) in the lining membrane of the stomach or duodenum. It occurs at the lower end of esophagus, in the stomach or in the duodenum which is the first part of small intestine.
A burning stomach pain is the most common symptom of ulceration. The pain is often on and off.
The Pain may come and go for a few days or weeks. It might bother you more when your stomach is empty Usually goes away after you eat.
Then again after eating you feel all gone sensation.
Peptic ulcers happen when the acids that help you digest food damage the walls of the stomach or duodenum. Peptic ulcers will get worse if not treated.
The most common cause is infection with a bacterium, long-term use of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin .Stress and spicy foods do not cause ulcers, but it can make them worse.
This patient needs strict advice about the diet and food habits. Patient should take his food in regular intervals.
Highly seasoned food and stimulants should avoid. Avoiding smoking and alcohol also helps.
Homeopathic Management for peptic & Duodenal Ulcer
Homeopathy offers freedom from ulcers. Conventional treatment gives only temporary symptom relief. So more often than not, ulcers keeps returning. As the problem becomes chronic, conventional treatment gets less effective.
In such chronic cases patient gets benefit from Homeopathic constitutional treatment. Therefore more and more people are turning towards homeopathy for relief from this troublesome disease.
Homeopathic Medicines/Remedies for Ulcers
In Homeopathy following remedies have proved useful and curative for ulcers.
These medicines should be taken under the advise and diagnosis of a Qualified Homeopath. Self medication is not advisable.
Alumina Phos, Anacardium, Arg Nit, Ars Alb, Capsicum, Graphites, Kali Bich, Lycopodium, Phosphorus, Robinia, Sulph, Uranium Nit etc.
Prevention for Ulcers
Below are some hints for changes in lifestyle for avoiding esophageal and other gastric ulcers and acidity.
- leep with your head 6" above your bed.
- Do not eat or drink foods with caffeine or alcohol.
- Avoid citrus juices, tomatoes and hot spicy food.
- Eat small meals at shorter intervals about six times each a day.
- Do not eat immediately before going to bed.