Ulcers also called Peptic Ulcer or Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD). Ulcer is a mucosal erosion is an open injury in your stomach with little or null tendency to the spontaneous healing. Ulcers can be located in stomach (called gastric ulcer), Esophagus (called Esophageal ulcer), Duodenum (called duodenal ulcer), Meckel’s Diverticulum (called Meckel’s Diverticulum ulcer.
The majority of the ulcers is caused by a called bacterium Helicobacter pylori, although also by the excessive ingestion of irritating, spicy, greasy food, or by aggressive medecines via oral. Ulcers can cause that your stomach hurts after eating because the production of gastric juice is increased which contains water, clorhidric acid and three enzymes, the acid irritates the Ulcer and cause pain.
Several factors can worsen an ulcer, such as stress, poor diet, taking little water, eat salty foods and irritating fatty foods, coffee, alcohol, etc..
Symptoms of an ulcer :D uodenal ulcer: It feels better when you eat or drink and then worse after an hour or two
Gastric ulcer: Feel worse when you eat or drink
Stomach pain that wakes you at night.
Feeling of fullness after eating little
pain in the stomach.
Unexplained weight loss
Tips for Ulcer
Do not drink alcohol, coffee and other beverages irritants.
Do not eat spicy, greasy or too much salt.
Avoid processed foods or foods high in sugar.
Eating foods high in fiber and vegetables.
Rest after each meal.