The Burning of Ulcers

Posted on 12/09/2009
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Learn to identify the symptoms affecting over 30 million Americans. Plus, Dr. Oz gives tips for treatment and prevention:


Warning Signs of Ulcers:

  1. Gnawing burning pain that occurs in the abdomen between breastbone and navel early in the morning and between meals. 
  2. Bloating or nausea after eating
  3. Loss of appetite and weight loss

Treatment and Prevention:

  1. Antibiotics for H-Pylori bacteria
  2. Take aspirin and NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) with a large glass of warm water
  3. Cranberries can help kill H. Plylori
  4. Zinc can help heal the ulcer