What is Gastritis?
Gastritis is an irritation or erosion of the stomach. Bloating is the sensation of excess stomach gas that is stuck, causing discomfort. The bloating, burping and passing of gas are natural functions of the body. It usually happens by air or in the process of breakdown of food through digestion. If you experience the pain with gas, foul smelling flatulence and burping then you should not delay looking for a solution. Some people experience gas pain occasionally. Also, some people may experience it frequently.
Causes of Gastric Problem
Gastric problem is mainly caused by infections by bacteria and virus. In addition to this, a high level of stress could also be the reason for gastric. There are multiple factors that may cause gastric problems.
- Bacteria and Virus infection
- NSAID Intake
- Drug and Alcohol Addictions
- Auto immune and digestive digestive diseases
- Stress levels
Avoid these habits to avoid the chronic gastric problem
There are some common habits you should avoid to avoid gastric. Most you might not be aware that there are some food items you eat causes gastric problems.
- Chewing gums
- Using a straw while drinking
- Carbonated beverages
- Dairy products
- Excessive intake of onions and potatoes
- Alcohol consumption
- Chilled soft drinks
When to see a doctor?
Almost everyone has a doubt of having gastric when they have some irritation in the stomach. But only a few take it seriously. The complications involved with gastric are very high. The irritation in the stomach for a long time definitely needs an immediate Doctor Treatment. Frequent irritation in the stomach can be considered as a chronic gastric problem.
Symptoms of Chronic Gastritis:
- Longtime irritation in the stomach
- Frequent Bloating and Burping
- Weight loss
- Loss of appetite
- Upper abdomen pain
Chronic Gastritis may be life-threatening. However, untreated gastric trouble may lead to Gastritis cancer. Also, chronic gastritis leads to ulcer and bleeding. So, don’t neglect the gas in your stomach. Consult a Gastro Specialist as soon as you feel the symptoms.