According to statistics, a disease such as gastritis, is recorded in more than half of the inhabitants of the planet. And the saddest thing is that gastritis is “younger”, by the end of school, 45% of adolescents have a chronic ailment with subsequent progression to an ulcer. So how to avoid the disease? What folk remedies will help not only in its treatment, but also in prevention?
Treatment of the stomach: what can be done at home?
Ideally, the doctor should deal with the treatment of diseases of the stomach after conducting certain studies, analyzes. Considering all the indicators and risks, the doctor will prescribe a competent therapy. This is often antibiotic therapy, because, as you know, the main provocateur of gastritis is helicobacter.
Many patients are reluctant to accept medication for various reasons, they often give preference to traditional medicine. It is worth noting that many doctors fully support popular recipes, but they say that in each specific case it is necessary to select an individual combination of medicinal herbs (to exclude an allergic reaction). In addition, various fees are intended for the treatment of gastritis of high or low acidity - this factor is extremely important.
It is worth remembering that therapy with folk remedies does not preclude observance of the daily regimen and nutrition. To adhere to a certain diet is still necessary, only in this case it will be possible to talk about successful treatment.
Salty and sweet foods should be completely excluded from the patient's diet. Under the categorical ban fatty, fast food, spicy dishes, spicy. Drinks are prohibited from coffee, carbonated drinks, especially sweet, freshly squeezed juices, juices of high acidity (from citrus fruits, multifruit), alcohol is strictly prohibited. Baking also have to limit.
What to do if acidity is reduced?
- For persons suffering from gastritis with low acidity, slow digestion of food is typical, hence some recommendations are formed. Refractory fats are excluded from the diet - fatty meat, spicy dishes, etc. The food itself must be chewed thoroughly, because the digestion process begins in the oral cavity. Before eating, it is recommended to drink 0.5 tbsp. non-carbonated mineral water.
- For the treatment of gastritis with low acidity recommended juice from cabbage leaves. For its preparation, cabbage sheets must be minced, wrap the mixture in several layers of gauze and squeeze. Drink this juice should be 150 g for half an hour before meals, 2 - 3 times a day, preheated. It is not recommended to stock up on such juice for future use, it can be stored in the refrigerator, but not more than 2 days.
- Instead of cabbage, you can use a leaf of plantain. To prepare the infusion, you must use 1 tbsp. l crushed leaves for 1 tbsp. boiling water. Plantain must be brewed for 10 minutes, after which the broth must be drained. 1 tbsp. divided into 3 portions that you need to drink before each meal.
- One of the most delicious medicines can be called simple apples, preferably green ones. But when choosing them you need to be careful, it is best to buy fruits that grow in the area where the patient lives, and not those that came from abroad. Peeled apples must be grated, taken on an empty stomach. This tool will help maintain an optimal level of acidity in the stomach. But after taking this medication can not eat and drink for 3 hours.
Liquor juice helps: reviews of specialists
Potato juice has proven itself in the treatment of gastritis with high acidity, doctors explain this alkaline pH of the drink. As a result, the interaction results in a decrease in the acidity of the gastric juice, and literally immediately relief comes - the symptoms of heartburn are reduced, and with a long course of treatment the patient’s condition is significantly relieved.
To prepare the juice should be immediately before use, the initial dose - 1 tbsp. l., with a gradual increase in volume to 0.5 tbsp. For preparation use thoroughly washed and dried potatoes along with the peel. The method of preparation is similar to the preparation of juice from cabbage leaves.
This recipe is so effective that you can hear a lot of positive feedback about it, both from patients and from doctors. Doctors often recommend combining this technique with conservative therapy.
Is it possible to treat stomach ulcers at home?
Treatment of ulcers does not tolerate independence, it is imperative that you consult with a doctor and his vigilant observation. An ulcer is a too dangerous condition that threatens serious complications, such as perforation. But this does not mean that traditional medicine is prohibited and will not bring any result, it is important to combine drug treatment and traditional recipes. In this case, you can achieve a therapeutic effect without harm to health and even life.
What is an ulcer? In fact, this is deep erosion on the wall of the stomach or duodenum, and the main goal of treatment is to prevent its rupture (perforation), to help the ulcer healed. In line with this, a number of herbal preparations will be recommended, which will stimulate the regenerative processes and envelop the walls of the stomach.
One of these plants is sea buckthorn, the famous keratoplasty. For the treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers, it is recommended to take 10 g of sea buckthorn oil 30 minutes before meals three times. In addition to stimulating regenerative processes, the oil has an anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic effect.
To help in the treatment of ulcers can and Valeriana ordinary, St. John's wort, licorice root, chamomile, pharmacy, Althea root. Mixed in equal parts of the plant must be boiled. The resulting tincture take 0.5 st. before every meal.
Not less polar recipe is a mixture of 1-share peppermint, flax seeds and 2 shares of lime. The resulting mixture is brewed with boiling water, infused, and taken 1 tbsp. before eating, about half an hour.
Whatever the confidence in the success of treatment with traditional medicine, we should not ignore the visit to the doctor. Untreated gastritis often causes ulcers. A gastric ulcer can be permanently masked for aggravation of gastritis. In addition, the presence of an ulcerative process is always a hidden bleeding that threatens the development of anemia.