Inflammation of the lining of the stomach.

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Gastritis is a medical term for inflammation of the lining of the stomach. ...
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Gastritis Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... The signs and symptoms of gastritis, which are often relatively mild and short-lived, include: A gnawing or burning ache or pain (indigestion) in your upper abdomen that may become either worse or bet...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Your stomach — a hollow, muscular sac — sits in the upper left corner of your abdomen, just under your rib cage. The typical adult stomach is around 10 inches long and can expand to hold a...
Source: MayoClinic

Gastritis Prevention

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Prevention
... Although you can''t always prevent H. pylori infection, these suggestions can help reduce your risk of gastritis: Eat smart. If you experience frequent indigestion, eat smaller, more frequent meals to...
Source: MayoClinic

Gastritis Treatment

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Complications
... Left untreated, gastritis may lead to stomach ulcers and stomach bleeding. And some forms of chronic gastritis may increase your risk of stomach cancer, especially if you have extensive thinning of th...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... Treatment of gastritis depends on the specific cause and may include lifestyle changes, medications or, in rare cases, surgery to treat an underlying disease or condition. Medications to treat stomach...
Source: MayoClinic

Gastritis Other

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Gastritis
... What is gastritis? Also called dyspepsia, gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach. It can occur suddenly (acute) or gradually (chronic). Chronic gastritis occurs in 2 out of every 10...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Gastritis: Q&A
... Should I have my blood tested for levels of certain vitamins and minerals if I have gastritis? If you have a gastrointestinal disease which leads to significant malabsorption, your doctor may measure ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Gastritis Treatment

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Gastritis
... As an example of the herbal approach to inflammatory conditions in the digestive system we shall first consider common condition known as gastritis. Strictly speaking the term gastritis means inflamma...
Source: HealthWorld

   

Gastritis Articles

  • Gastritis
    ... Gastritis is not a single disease, but means inflammation of the stomach lining. Gastritis can be caused by drinking too much alcohol, prolonged use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), o...

Resources

  • Gastritis (National Women's Health Information Center)
  • Gastritis (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)