Stomach ulcers are painful open sores that develop on the inner lining of the stomach and small intestine. The symptoms of ulcers are burning pain in the abdomen extending upwards towards the chest, nausea and vomiting.
They are mostly caused primarily by an infection of a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). They also develop in response to many factors, such as use of certain medications, smoking, stress and dietary factors.
Ulcers are treated through changes in lifestyle, medications, antibiotics. However, there are effective home remedies for heartburn and ulcers. Heartburn is a painful burning sensation in the chest. It comes from the esophagus (food pipe).
The pain may spread to your neck or throat. In this condition, the excess acid present in the stomach moves upwards towards the esophagus by a reflex action. This acid even may come up to your mouth. It creates a burning sensation in the chest and is called heart burn. It normally happens in people with a problem of hyperacidity.
Luckily, we have some effective home remedies for heartburn and ulcers. It does not necessarily happens to people with ulcers in stomach. Symptoms of acid reflux are dry cough and sore throat that cause trouble swallowing, increased burning sensation after eating.
An accurate diagnosis is important. You should visit your doctor to find out whether you have acid reflux or an ulcer. Have a look at some natural ways to relieve ulcer pain and acidity.