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4 Causes of Gastritis That You Can Treat on Your Own

4 Causes of Gastritis That You Can Treat on Your Own

Gastritis is inflammation or irritation of the lining of the stomach. Stomach inflammation and other discomfort and pain can occur suddenly (acute) lasting one to three days, or it can be chronic, lasting several days to weeks.
When searching for the causes of gastritis pain and discomfort look for:

Heartburn/indigestion (burning feeling

Treat Depression Before it Harms Your Heart

It has long been observed that individuals with cardiovascular problems have an elevated risk for major depression that can interfere with their treatment and recovery. Now, in a scientific statement published online Feb. 24, 2014 in the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association (AHA) has acknowledged that the association works

Ask the Experts: Peppermint Oil

Q. Peppermint oil has been used for hundreds of years for various stomach problems, including IBS. The oil is believed to have anti-spasmodic properties that help to relax the muscles of the intestine, and some research also suggests that it may have antimicrobial effects that reduce harmful bacteria.

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Use Caution When Taking OTC Pain Medicines

When arthritis pain flares up, do you immediately reach for an over-the-counter (OTC) pain reliever? Millions of Americans rely on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs – Advil®, Motrin®, Aleve®), aspirin or acetaminophen (Tylenol®) to self-treat aches and pains. Although these medicines can ease achy joints, taking too much of them can

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