In case you think you might have an ulcer, have recently been diagnosed with one, or have been living with ulcers for many years, you can get relief with natural remedies that you can easily use at home.
Stomach ulcers occur when the lining of the stomach or upper intestine gets irritated by the harmful effects of stomach acid.
People of any age can get stomach ulcers and women are affected as frequently as men. Often, the victims feel a burning sensation or pain in the area between their chest and belly button.
The pain can last for a few minutes to several hours, depending on the severity of the ulcer. Other symptoms include poor appetite, bloating, heartburn, indigestion, belching, nausea, vomiting and weight loss.
But, even though it is advisable to consult a doctor for long-term relief, here are some home remedies you could try to ease the pain.
Drink enough water
Drinking a glass of water 5 to 6 times in a day can help one cure the problem of stomach ulcer. Regular consumption of water, 1.5 – 2 litres every day can also help in obtaining relief from the pain resulting from stomach ulcer.