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H Pylori Eradication Improves Gastric Atrophy

H Pylori Eradication Improves Gastric Atrophy Even In Elderly Patients With Severe Stomach Damage Long-term H pylori infection is known to cause a condition called atrophic gastritis, where the stomach lining is severely damaged and worn down by chronic inflammation. This condition is particularly prevalent in the older population. Atrophic gastritis, whether it is caused by H pylori or not, can cause significant nutritional deficiencies, especially of vitamin B12. Atrophic gastritis also increases the risk of stomach cancer. Furthermore, atrophic gastritis can be asymptomatic, that is people do not experience symptoms as a result of the condition. This is...

H Pylori Eradication May Improve Migraines, 2004 Study Suggests...

H pylori infection is, of course, known as the bug that causes heartburn, stomach ulcers and other unpleasant digestive symptoms. However when we delve into the scientific and medical literature, we see that this common infection can cause a plethora of symptoms outside the gut. H pylori infection causes an inflammatory reaction in the stomach and intestine. This inflammatory reaction can spill over into other areas of the body, triggering symptoms in potentially any or every area of the body, including the neurological system. In 2004, a team of researchers from Parma, Italy, conducted a study with 80 patients...