I suffer from gastritis myself (and so does half my family) plus I have a medical degree, and reading this just makes me shake my head. With burning pain. I was recently diagnosed by my Dr. to having a gastris and a hiatus hernia. Alternatively, 40 mg IV qDay for 7-10 days. They proved this back in 1987! My symptoms are gas and LOUD stomach growling. Anyway, I could go on and on, but I won’t. take a becasule capsule,after dinner,continue 3 months, http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/01/020115074441.htm. I had a GI doctor who put me through a battery of tests, gave me a batch of diagnoses, then tried to push meds on me that interfered with other meds I was taking (my pharmacist refused to fill the RX). It comes and goes for no apparent reason but I do eat spicey foods and drink alcohol. Thank you. White potatoes have nutritional benefits, but in general, are not preferred. In fact, sometimes Prilosec is given when there is not enough acid to begin with, and taking it makes the problem worse. Dr put me on liquid carafate, to coat ulcers or damaged stomach while it heals. I stopped all coffee because it really hurt and switched to tea with some Creamer in it in the morning. It all depends on the gut species that lives in you and how many. I tried DGL licorice and Slippery Elm powder as these are the most recommended, and they didn’t hurt me, but didn’t help me either. PS potatoes, beer, yeast it feeds fungal growth! IT WILL HEAL YOU.Only the Zinc Carnosine, that is the combo that wont hurt, only helps, read HEAL YOUR GUT BLOG JOHNS THE BEST! It is passed on from person to person through direct contact and often affects several members in a family at the same time. I don’t eat sweets or drink alcohol frequently, I try to eat healthy (most of the time), I don’t smoke, and I am not overweight. This “thing” everyone has now about demonizing gluten, diary and other stuff is NOT BASED ON ANY SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE, meaning, pure nonsense unless you have lactose intolerance or celiac disease YOU ARE FINE with both diary and gluten. He is 29 years old and tired. Nothing (omeprezole) the Dr prescribed has ever helped. I’ve also heard good things about Siberian Pine Nut Oil. It would be helpful if the authors understood this and explained this reasoning. Thank you for any suggestions. Flares came back when i ate wrong. Google Dr Koufman for her website. Just don’t know now what is reasonable to try and eat, other than suggestion in the above summary fm Dr. Stan. Acute gastritis is usually caused by an irritant or infection, and can result in an acute upset stomach, but usually settles quickly with simple treatments when the cause is removed. Hope this helps it’s a terrible thing to have constant stomach pain and Dr’s keep putting me on prilosec and Zantac which has not really helped at all?good luck to everyone, I have been suffering with gastritis for a few years now. This has worked tremendously well and my blood sugars have almost returned to normal levels. My stomach does growl. Had several endoscopy. I can’t no more. Some days are better than others and I can pin it down to certain foods/drinks. Coffee could definitely be the cause. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here. Hi, I noticed the doctor mentioned mastic gum as a healing agent, but I have used mastic gum and it had disastrous consequences for me. Also chew some raw oatmeal for nausea, as it will coat your stomach, and naturally subdue acid. 10 months ago I was in the hospital twice with gastritus attack. Eat when you are calm and not angry/upset. Dr put me back on prevacid same disagree. The first 5 days were hell because I didn’t know what was going on. I can’t digest anything, apart from grains apparently. People react differently to different foods I have gastritis and hertia hernia. Though acid producing foods are better for long term treatment. Yes! But hey, I’m now 74. Stay away from all inflammatory foods and look into functional medicine. Tried ACV too and it seems to help, but be prepared that it may be worse just to begin with. I cannot say I cured my gastritis, but I feel surprisingly better than before without taking any pills. 14.1 Erosive Esophagitis (EE) Associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) 14.2 Long-Term Maintenance of Healing of Erosive Esophagitis . ive been on ppi’s for 8 years . What to eat. I tried manuka honey. I agree that the OTC meds can be a problem, not a cure. I feel so sorry for people who continue to have the same problem and Doctors do nothing to cure them. For oil, coconut oil works for almost everything. I’ve had this for over 13 years. Please advise. I also eat ZERO sugar. Aloe vera juice is very good too. I can relate to all who are suffering. good luck. I also take Prilosec once a day, and usually have very few problems if I stick to the diet. Wishing everyone to get better quickly! Lemon killed my stomach it was too acidic…i tried fiber diet and my gastritis got worse. Where does the gas go? Last year while working on an oil rig I started getting the symptoms of IBS. Normally your stomach lining has a mucous barrier that protects your stomach from stomach acids. 1. coconut water – had a bad gastritis attack and drank this and it helped. (8.4) -----DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION-----­ Indication Omeprazole Dose … any plain flavor would do. If someone is following the advice given here they can count on their problems getting WORSE. Acidic juice makes you more worse and spicy I tried everything already. [2] If you have gastritis, you may find that some foods make your symptoms worse. Someone said, “sugar doesn’t have anthing to do with gastritis”. Also try a regimen of apple cider with ginger(2x per day) and see if this heals your stomach. Then i take licorice 1 or 2 times a day to also heal my stomach and intestines. Gluten is BAD!! I am going on day 11 now. my stomach is healing. I got to a point I couldn’t catch my breath and was coughing so hard I thought the top of my head would blow off, nothing was really working to help my condition. No luck at all ! We’re at a loss of what to do and so are the doctors. That’s what happens. the purple pill) Chia seeds with Organic Almond milk ( 1cup of Almond milk and quarter cup chia seeds, mix together and leave in the Refrigerator for 30 minutes very delicious dessert. After I read everything I came across online everything made sense. Prilosec stops the production of acid in the stomach, which theoretically decreases that irritant. Not cheap, but one can get relief. I read somewhere about how alkalizing it was, mixed a little with water and it was like I burned the inside of my stomach and it hasn’t recovered months later. Yesterday I had a severe stomach pain due to gastritis. week 2, no milk, no cheese , no butter, no meat, I drank lots of water. I drink chamomile tea which helps alot Had h pylori years ago. God bless you, Michelle. Soy sauce is fermented, meaning it is fine to consume. I don’t graze, and I surely don’t want to live on cow food! Afterwards, you can eat what you like again. And by the way, if any of you who made comments come back, thanks for your comments and tell me how you have been since you were here last. The advice in the article makes sense to me but your own experience of following the advice will depend on how acute your symptoms are. I am on a diet for gastritis too and every time I eat something not on the diet, I get pain for a week. Doesn’t matter how spicy they are. It is a bit slimy, but I supposed that’s what coats the stomach and helps heal the inflammation. Its ridiculous! One question does it ever just heal and go way? Pineapple does not help gastritis or ease the symptoms. Ginger, Apple Cider Vinegar, Garlic are the things that triggered my first gastritis attacks. The only thing that helps now is: 1) Drinking 35-40oz of spring water with a whole organic lemon in the morning on an empty stomach. I get nauseous i get a headache it feels like morning sickness-what do i do? i was diagonised with inflamed stomach and one polyp. I’m feeling unsecure about diet since I’ve been off all “white” stuff, all gluten (I’m cross-grain sensitive), sugar, soy, banana, peanuts and don’t do shell fish. The antacid ppi’s recommended have only masked the issue causing body hives, gallbladder issues, cysts, etc…horrific. Loomis enzyme STM and IrB (through a naturopath/chiro ony) This has saved his life, body, and mind..willard water is bought online and the other in any health food store. So if you haven’t tried antibiotics you MIGHT want to go SCREAM at your lazy doctor for being paid by the purple pill company!!! I’d rather use the oil maybe once a year for life, than be on a prescription that produces no final result. (Photo (c) Dreamstime), According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) for digestive diseases, research shows that neither eating, diet, or nutrition plays a role in most of the causes of gastritis. I may have cured my gastritis at the same time I do not know. Why do you think Wonder bread is so fluffy? This combination is unbelievable. They really ease your symptoms. Hi everyone, I’m 29 years old from Ontario, Canada and I have suffered with stomach inflammation for about a year! Gastritis or Ulcer Symptoms of gastritis can include a burning or aching pain in your upper belly, nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, and feeling full soon after starting to eat. The article is a good guide to research further and ask questions. My gastritis feels so much better with ginger tea or straight cinnamon powder (1/2 tsp) a day. i think i see a difference. It has helped me tremendously on the path to healing from my gastritis! Information on lansoprazole (Heartburn Relief 24 Hour, Heartburn Treatment 24 Hour, Prevacid 24), a drug used to treat ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. So she put me on one to help heal the stomach, a digestive enzyme that helps me digest carbs, a fiber cleanse to help clean out all the toxins. Thats why some foods may benefit one person but hurt another. please do you have any suggestion? Hi Hope Anyway, by the time her endoscopy came around, the doctor only saw scars of where the ulcers were, which meant they had mostly healed. I drink Kefir everyday. Take very good probiotics one a day. So I drink plenty of water in the mornings and nights. So what I am saying in my last point is that we all have to make ourselves guinea pigs. Our something of that nature. I have hiatus hernia acid reflux inflamed stomach. Low zinc won’t allow stomach to heal for life. The first week I just couldn’t eat really anything, I fasted food and lived off of sustegen, banana smoothies, I stopped nexium as I took it for nearly a year. Ask a naturopathic doctor what would be best for you and how to test and try different supplements and foods. It can be either acute or chronic. Any ideas of what I can do to help my problems? Each body is different but one remedy may help someone. This condition has been so depressing. Your body will detox so you have to research the symtoms of detox so you know what to expect.I lost about 10 pounds very quickly and still losing. ACV too works. Unfortunately, one of the side-effects of Victoza is gastritis and this has come on only recently (3 weeks ago). Doctors are eager to prescribe medication (ex. Prilosec did nothing for me. Try fresh pineapple (has natural Bromelain & Papain – 2 powerful digestive emzymes) and some chewable Acidophilus with Bifidum (restores the microflora, and “good bacteria” in your stomach, as well as protects the intestinal tract.) I quit smoking 8 years ago but the damage has been done. A few points I think we can all say are truths: The adverse event profile was generally the same as for adults in short- as well as in long-term treatment. so i am taking manuka honey which you can get in whole foods, i am also using one teaspoon of blackstrap unsulphered molasses.in the morning. I do have reactions to processed sugar and foods. Since making changes i have learnt to cope( i still enjoy a roast). This doesn’t make ANY sense if you know anything about food chemistry and the human body. My problem has being going on for years. I believe thats when people begin to fight on these forums. You’ve got to find what works for you. I am back on the diet and supplements and I will report back in a few weeks if I get any better. I have lived with ibs (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) for several years. Stomach acids are digestive juices that are great for breaking down the food you eat, but if they get through that barrier, they can eat away at the lining of your stomach. I would rather eat carefully than suffer acid/gastritis pain. I am one of those people! I eat well but for the last two weeks not and so a couple of years since my last experience, here it is again. Nothing was working.so i read about juicing cabbage. The other thing with natural herbs is, make sure you take them for a little while before you say ‘i tried it it doesnt help “. I agree with the others about some of the bad advice, especially about apple cider vinegar. I was given Nexium and antibiotic due to high fever due to infection. I read that PPIs, like Nexium, causes bone problems when used over a long period. com ) I recommend this COPD herbal formula for all COPD/Emphysema sufferers. Dr put me on prevacid 30 Mg am and 30 Mg pm.during this time i was able to eat and gain and gained my weight back. Try to.make.home.made.vegetable soup every day (Genuine manuka honey is very expensive but worth the price for its medical value. Dexilant is indicated in patients 12 years of age and older to maintain healing of EE and relief of heartburn for up to six months in adults and 16 weeks in patients 12 to 17 years of age. Prescribed for Barrett's Esophagus, Erosive Esophagitis, GERD. 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