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Gastritis Diet

Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining. Causes:

  • Taking aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen.
  • Drinking alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Infection of the stomach with Helicobacter pylori bacteria
  • Eating or drinking caustic or corrosive substances (such as poisons)
  • Backflow of bile into the stomach (bile reflux)
  • Autoimmune disorders (such as pernicious anemia)
  • Excess gastric acid secretion (which can sometimes occur from stress)
  • Viral infection, especially in people with a weak immune system

Symptoms:

  • Upper abdominal pain, which may worsen with eating
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting, which may include vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  • Dark stools

Complications: If gastritis isn’t treated, it may lead to stomach ulcers and stomach bleeding. Some forms of chronic gastritis that may increase your risk of stomach cancer. Other complications include:

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastric erosion
  • Anemia
  • Dehydration
  • Stomach perforation

At eat smart diet clinic , our dietitian/ nutritionist / diet doctor will help you combat gastritis with effective diet plans.