Peptic Ulcer

Peptic Ulcer is defined as the breakdown of the duodenum or stomach mucous membrane by excessive secretion of Hydrochloric acid or digestive juice.

It’s mainly three types-

1. Gastric (Stomach) Ulcer

Gastric Ulcer is defined as the ulcer formation due to intake of harmful substance such as excessive alcohol or tea or coffee.

2.Duodenum Ulcer

This ulcer is formed by prolonged fasting period due to which Vagus nerve activate the excessive Hydrochloric acid and this cause ulcer.

3. Oesophagus ulcer

This ulcer is formed by back flow of acid from our stomach to esophagus.

Cause of ulcer

1 Alcohol

2. Excessive Tea or Coffee

3 . Fasting Period

4. Emotional stress- due to emotional stress person loss of appetite.

Sign and Symptoms

1. Epigastric pain

2. Nausea

3. Vomiting

4. Weight loss

5. Heart burn

6. Dyspepsia

Complications

1. Internal excessive bleeding

2. Obstruction in G.I . Tract .

Prevention

Avoid spicy food .

Take proper rest .

Avoid fasting period.

Avoid oily food .

Take plenty of fluid .

Avoid alcohol and excessive Tea or Coffee.

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