What is H. Pylori?
H. Pylori, Helicobacter pylori, is a little bacteria that lives in the stomach. It is common to cause peptic ulcers. Some researchers think that over half of the world’s population of humans has H. Pylori. Most people who have H. Pylori are asymptomatic.
What are some symptoms of H. Pylori?
- A burning sensation in the abdomen.
- Abdominal pain that is worse on an empty stomach
- Loss of appetite
- Frequent burping
- Weight loss
Risk Factors for H. Pylori
H. Pylori can be spread through unsanitary conditions like poor drinking water and poor sewage systems. Sharing food with someone who has H. Pylori. Because H. Pylori can be spread from feces and saliva.
If left untreated H. Pylori can cause ulcers, stomach inflammation and pain, and possible stomach cancer.
We offer breath testing to help find out if you have H. Pylori.
There are antibiotics that can help get rid of H. Pylori. There are herbs and essential oils that can with treating H. Pylori. Too. There are some special diets that can help keep H. Pylori down too.
Schedule an Appointment
If you are concerned that you may have H.Pylori, or if your are experiencing other Gut Health related issues, schedule an appointment.