Can bananas neutralize gastric acid in the treatment of ulcers?


Ulcers are not the result of stress, but they certainly cause it. Ulcers are characterized by intense pain after eating and may be accompanied by hiccups, nausea and loss of appetite. If left untreated, the ulcer may eventually require surgery. Fortunately, you can do something to ease the discomfort. Bananas are one of them.

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Ulcer Fact

Ulcer is an open ulcer at the gastric or gastrointestinal junction. Ulcers may be caused by mucosal damage, overuse of NSAIDs, NSAIDs or Helicobacter pylori. The bacteria may increase the amount of ammonia in your stomach to keep it alive. Ulcer-induced symptoms are usually treated with antibiotics, antacids, lifestyle and dietary changes. Bananas are rich in potassium, magnesium and manganese. They also contain fibre, vitamin B6 and C, and folic acid. A medium banana has about 100 calories. Bananas may also contain an enzyme that helps to inhibit the growth of bacteria that cause ulcers, although more human trials are needed to confirm this. Bananas and ulcers are natural antacids that help prevent the development of ulcers. Leukocyte pigments, a component of bananas, also increase the thickness of gastric mucosa and provide additional protection against potential ulcer damage. < p > < H3 > Warning < / H3 > < p > Changes in diet and lifestyle may help to treat ulcer-induced symptoms, but they are not appropriate alternatives to professional medical advice. Don't try to diagnose ulcers. If you are diagnosed with ulcers, don't treat them yourself. Before attempting, please discuss with your doctor any complementary and alternative therapies you may be interested in.