What you didn’t know about stomach ulcer.
Stomach ulcers occur when the thick layer of mucus that protects your stomach from digestive juices is reduced. This allows the digestive acids to eat away at the tissues that line the stomach, causing an ulcer.Stomach ulcers may be easily cured, but they can become severe without proper treatment.
What are the causes of stomach ulcers?
Spicy foods, stress and alcohol, long-term use of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen
Symptoms of stomach ulcers
The severity of the symptoms depends on the severity of the ulcer.The most common symptom is a burning sensation or pain in the middle of your abdomen between your chest and belly button. Typically, the pain will be more intense when your stomach is empty, and it can last for a few minutes to several hours.
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