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11 Signs Your Stomach Ache Is Actually Gastritis

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8. You drink a lot or take certain drugs

Just so you know, H. pylori infections are not actually the only way we develop gastritis. There’s a wide spectrum of culprits, alcohol and drug abuse included. Dr. Greenwald notes that large amounts of alcohol usually irritate the lining of the stomach, leading to gastritis.

Most people associate alcohol intake with stomach aches and heartburn; however, you could end up with an ulcer if you have an issue with alcohol consumption. Obviously, the best way to prevent ulcer development is to stop consuming alcohol.

The recommended intake for alcohol is no more than two glasses per day for men and no more than one glass for women. So, are you following the rules?


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