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How to Treat Ulcers in Children

How to Treat Ulcers in Children

Children often suffer from ulcers, although girls tend to be more susceptible than boys. They’re also more likely to occur if other members of the family have them. The most com­mon type are aphthous ulcers, which occur singly or in clus­ters on the tongue, gums, inner lips or cheek and can be caused by stress, […]

How to Protect your Tummy from Ulcers

How to Protect your Tummy from Ulcers

Although stress and lifestyle can make ulcers worse, the main cause is a tiny, spiral-shaped bacteria called Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). These bacteria penetrate your stomach’s protective lining, making it more susceptible to damage from digestive acids. They also cause your stomach to produce more acid, contributing even more to the development of a painful […]