gastritis prevention and treatment
Health Tips

Gastritis Prevention and Treatment

What to do if you have gastritis to avoid further complications:


* Cease to consume alcohol, after treatment for gastritis, the doctor will advise you to drink a cup at most two, of alcohol per day;
* Avoid fatty, spicy or very acidic foods (coffee, orange juice, the tomato), because you aggravate gastritis;
* Drugs used to lower stomach acidity;
* Cease to smoke.

Once identified causes gastritis, and have started treatment, treatment by a physician supervision is recommended for full healing to occur. Following these tips should feel better within a few days and the maximum results will be seen at most two weeks.

If symptoms persist and a future test confirms that you are infected by H. pylori bacteria, your doctor will prescribe a drug based treatment to remove bacteria. If after this stage the symptoms continue to occur, your doctor may recommend gastroscopy examination.



This test is preferred by many doctors because it immediately tells you what stage your gastritis is and what treatment should follow. Thus, a flexible and light is inserted into your stomach, so the doctor can make a biopsy, taking a small sample of tissue for examination in the laboratory.

This test is done if:

* If you saw blood in faeces;
* Initial test results did not go natural or normal rectal;
* If tests are positive, samples taken from the rectum, that have traces of blood;
* If you have abnormal symptom, such as rapid weight loss or fatigue.



To help prevent gastritis:

* No smoking;
* Consume alcohol in moderation, no more than 2 drinks per day;
* Be careful what medications you take, because they can damage the stomach, cause stomach cramps after eating or you can experience a burning feeling, and you should discontinue treatment immediately if you notice these symptoms and consult a physician.

In these diseases are allowed these foods:

* Milk and dairy products: milk (1000 ml / day), cottage cheese, Schweitzer.
* Meat and fish: lean minced meat (beef, veal or chicken) 100-150 g / day, over 200 g / day.
* Eggs: soft-boiled, scrambled diet, soufflees, egg white foam,
* White bread, one day old (150 g / day)
* Flour: semolina, rice
* Vegetables in the form of soups, creams, smoothies, puddings, soufflees, baked potatoes (without spinach and stevia)
* Fruit: gelatin fruit juice, ripe fruit, ripe fruit purees, fruit foams
* Sweets: milk, poultry, eclair, fruit tarts, sponge, donut, marshmallows, biscuits
* Fats: butter, cream, cream, oil, margarine
* Sauces: dietary sauce, vegetable sauce (mashed), cream sauce