Meenakshi Chaudhary
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Gastritis

Gastritis
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Gastritis is a condition in which mucosa, the stomach lining, is inflamed. Mucosa contains cells that produce acid and enzymes that break down the food to aid digestion. It also produces mucus that protects it from the acid. Gastritis leads to less production of acid, enzymes, and mucus. However, there are several ways to treat gastritis.

Less Spicy Food

Less Spicy Food
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Avoid spicy food during gastritis as it may add to the problem. Also avoid all those foods that have a history of causing gastritis. The food that you eat has a direct effect on your gastritis. Eating the right kind of food can prevent and even help cure the gastritis problem

Avoid Alcohol

Avoid Alcohol
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Drinking too much of alcohol can develop gastritis which can make life uncomfortable for awhile. Though, alcohol isn’t the only cause of the problem, avoiding it or limiting the intake can help cure and reduce further risk of gastritis.

Eat Small and Frequent Meals

Eat Small and Frequent Meals
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Since gastritis is a problem associated with the stomach, it is always recommended to eat small meals to ease the stomach. A heavy meal can make your gastritis more uncomfortable. Also avoid irritating food like lactose and gluten from your diet.

Medication

Medication
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Gastritis can be effectively treated with the use of medicines that contain antacids and other drugs to reduce stomach acid. The acid would otherwise cause further irritation to inflamed areas. It is also recommended to avoid medicines like Aspirin and NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) during gastritis.

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