Most of us love to eat tasty food. And tasty food though might not necessarily mean Junk food always but mostly that is the case. No wonder the food industry (food outlets and restaurants) is booming so well. But what can Junk food do to us? A lot which will take a while to understand. Firstly, Junk food is rich in Trans-fat that could be one of the triggers for an illness known as Gastritis!

What is Gastritis?

Gastritis is the inflammation of the lining of the stomach. In simple terms, it is the irritation of the inside of your tummy causing a wide range of symptoms depending on person to person. Symptoms of Gastritis are:

  • Pain in the upper abdomen and burning in between meals or at night
  • Bloating and Flatulence
  • Hiccups
  • Nausea and vomiting (which may be bloody or coffee ground-like material)
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite and easy satiety
  • Possible weight loss
  • Stools that might be dark
  • Fatigue

Causes of Gastritis

  • It can be due to a specific Bacteria termed as Helicobacter pylori which live in the stomach lining.
  • Reflux of bile from the bile tract
  • Bacterial and Viral infections
  • Excessive drinking of alcohol that corrodes the lining of the stomach wall
  • Chronic vomiting
  • Usage of medication that erodes your stomach wall if not taken after a full stomach such as Aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs.
  • Stress

Gastritis Triggers

Though the cause might be bacteria, there might be some food, drink or habits that can trigger Gastritis. They are:

  • Alcohol, sodas, energy drinks
  • Coffee
  • Sugar and sweets
  • Processed food
  • Trans-fats
  • Corn, Soy and Grains
  • Smoking
  • Drug abuse (Cocaine)

Healing Gastritis Naturally

Certain foods help to mitigate Gastritis naturally. They are:

  • Juices such as cranberry juice and beet juice
  • Green Tea
  • Garlic, Ginger and Turmeric
  • Peppermint
  • Avocados and Blueberries
  • Yogurt

Treating the condition using Homoeopathy

Homoeopathy is a natural and safe way of healing many diseases. One such disease is Gastritis that can be alleviated with the help od Doliosis D90 Gastrodol. It is very useful in treating gastrointestinal disturbances due to disorders of secretion and motility. It also relieves the fullness, gastrointestinal spasms and nervous stomach pain. There are no side effects upon the use of this medicine. It is easy to take this product and also it can be consumed with other medicines, for all age groups.