Gastritis is defined as the inflammation of the inner lining of the stomach. This may be caused due to various reasons and the condition has become rampant with today's stressful and modernized life.
Any factor that injures the wall (protective lining) of stomach provokes the symptoms of gastritis. Common causes of Gastritis include:
The medical dictum is: Gastritis is the result of Hurry, Worry, Curry.
1. Pain and/or burning in the upper abdomen or burning pain in the chest region.
2. loss of appetite or a sensation of fullness after a few mouthfuls.
3. Belching (burps), nausea, vomiting, etc.
The condition is more commonly seen in middle aged and elderly people though the occurrence in youngsters is on the rise nowadays.
Homeopathy medicines for Gastritis Treatment are prescribed on the basis of presenting complaints while taking into account the physical, emotional and genetic make up that individualizes a person. This constitutional approach encompassing mind and body works at root-level. Hurry and Worry that are at the base of this disease are related to one's nature and tendency, which can be tackled by a constitutional or individualized homeopathic treatment for gastritis. Homeopathy is very effective in managing all the acute as well as chronic expressions of gastritis; it also plays an important role in prevention of relapse of the condition.
Carbo vegetabilis :- Useful for gastritis for relieving bloating and gas in the stomach, with belching.
Lycopodium :- Useful for gastritis with discomfort and indigestion, with bloating around the waist and gas, especially after eating onions or garlic.
Nux vomica :- Helpful for relieving nausea and cramps from indigestion, especially after excessive eating of spicy foods or drinking of alcohol.
Pulsatilla :- Helps to relieve gastric discomfort caused by eating too much fatty food, cakes and ice cream, with bloating, belching and slow digestion.
Arsenicum Album :- Mostly indicated if a person feels anxious, restless yet exhausted, and is worse from the smell and sight of food. Burning pain is felt in the stomach and esophagus, which often is relieved by warmth and sitting up. Also there is vomiting and diarrhea.Useful when problem start from spoiled food or from eating too much fruit often respond to this remedy.
Cinchona officinalis :- Useful for gastritis with bloating of the abdomen and foul-smelling gas, sometimes with painless, but exhausting,diarrhea.
Phosphorus :- There is burning pain in the stomach that feels better from eating ice cream or other cold, refreshing foods. Given when person is usually thirsty for cold drinks, but often feels nauseous or vomits once liquids warm up in the stomach.There is tendency toward easy bleeding and sometimes develop stomach ulcers.