Gastritis is defined as the inflammation of the inner lining of the stomach. This may be caused due to various reasons and the condition has become rampant with today’s stressful and modernized life.
Any factor that injures the wall (protective lining) of stomach provokes the symptoms of gastritis. Common causes of Gastritis include:
- Infection: Most commonly Bacterial H-Pylori (Helicobacter Pylori) and occasionally due to Fungal, parasitic or viral infection
- Drugs: NSAIDs, Steroids, Aspirin, etc
- Excessive alcohol consumption
- Backflow of bile into the stomach (Bile reflux)
- Excess of spicy foods
The medical dictum is: Gastritis is the result of Hurry, Worry, Curry.
Gastritis usually causes pain and/or burning in the upper abdomen or burning pain in the chest region. There may be a loss of appetite or a sensation of fullness after a few mouthfuls. Gastritis can also cause belching (burps), nausea, vomiting, etc. The condition is more commonly seen in middle-aged and elderly people through the occurrence in youngsters is on the rise nowadays.
Homeopathy medicines for gastritis treatment are prescribed on the basis of presenting complaints while taking into account the physical, emotional and genetic makeup that individualizes a person. This constitutional approach encompassing the mind and body works at root-level. Hurry and Worry that is at the base of this disease are related to one’s nature and tendency, which can be tackled by a constitutional or individualized homeopathic treatment for gastritis. Homeopathy is very effective in managing all the acute as well as chronic expressions of gastritis; it also plays an important role in the prevention of relapse of the condition.