Homeopathy Medicine for Peptic Ulcer
Peptic ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the upper portion of the digestive tract; they can occur in the stomach, the duodenum, or the lower portion of the food pipe (oesophagus). About 10% of adults experience peptic ulcers at some point in their lives. Males are more likely than females to experience peptic ulcers.
CAUSES OF PEPTIC ULCER
Excessive stomach acid production and damage to the stomach’s protective barrier are the underlying processes that lead to the development of peptic ulcers.
- Emotional stress
- food products (spices, savory foods, etc.)
- NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) in particular are frequently overused drugs.
- Infections (H-Pylori)
SYMPTOMS OF PEPTIC ULCER
The symptoms of peptic ulcers are typically episodic in nature and have a chronic course; however, the patient is typically free of symptoms in between these episodes.
- Upper abdominal region (epigastrium) pain
- When your stomach is empty, hunger pain will get worse.
- Patients who experience nighttime pain are awakened
- Water brash
- Loss of appetite (anorexia)
- Haematemesis (vomiting of blood)
- Dark or black stools
Taking food, drinking milk, taking antacids, belching, or throwing up can usually make the pain go away.
DIAGNOSIS OF PEPTIC ULCER
The following signs and symptoms indicate a peptic ulcer diagnosis:
- Endoscopy to evaluate ulcers
- Biopsy may be required
- Barium meal (double contrast)
- Stool examination
- Complete blood count
Complications of Peptic Ulcer :
- Perforation of ulcer
- Obstruction of the gastric outlet (blockage in the stomach’s terminal portion)
Things to avoid in case of Peptic Ulcer Disease :
- Spicy foods, pungent things
- Excess of alcohol
- Oily foods
- Heavy meals
- Allopathic painkillers
- Above all avoid worrying!
HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT OF PEPTIC ULCER
Being a constitutional disorder, peptic ulcer disease necessitates a constitutional approach to treatment. The homeopathic approach to the management of peptic ulcer disease entails the detailed evaluation of the complaint while taking into account individual factors such as one’s personal and family history while planning a long-term treatment.
HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE OF PEPTIC ULCER
There are numerous homeopathic treatments for peptic ulcers; one must choose one based on the precise diagnosis, specific symptoms, and other factors, such as the patient’s personality. Peptic ulcers can occur in the duodenum (Duodenal Ulcer, DU) or in the stomach (gastric ulcer).
GRAPHITES: Helpful for ulcers in the intestines, skin, and stomach.
PHOSPHORUS: Helpful for conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, jejunum, intestines, and colon. Upper abdominal burning pain, a sinking sensation, an empty feeling in the stomach, weight loss despite a healthy diet, sensitivity to cold, a caring personality, friendliness, and talkativeness.