Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Ulcers
What Is Ulcers?
Ulcers - Basics
An ulcer is a sore that appears in the lining of the stomach or the beginning of the small intestine, called the duodenum. Symptoms include a burning pain in the stomach, weight loss, loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea and bloating. The most common cause of ulcers is a germ called helicobacter pylori, which can be transmitted through mouth-to-mouth contact or ingestion of contaminated food or water. The second most common cause of an ulcer is the long-term use of NSAIDs, such as Aleve or Bayer.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for ulcers.
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Formulas and Products @ Our Store Associated With Ulcers
The Following (3)Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Ulcers
Ban Xia Xie Xin Wan (Pinellia Drain Epigastrium Pills)
- Distension and fullness of the epigastrium usually without pain.
- Borborygmus (gurgling sounds), and diarrhea if spleen qi is affected.
- Vomiting with possible dry heaves due to rebellious stomach qi.
Do not use for epigastric distention due to food stagnation. Use with caution if patient has yin deficiency.
San Huang Xie Xin Wan (Drain The Epigastrium Decoction)
- Damp-heat excess with interior climbing - fever, restlessness, red eyes, constipation, possibly in severe cases delirium from high fever.
- A range of digestive/epigastric issues from damp-heat - gastroenteritis, hepatitis, dysentary, hemorrhoids, etc.
- Certain psychological conditions with damp-heat background - schizophrenia, anxiety, as well as obstructive conditions such as sleep apnea.
- Due to the "clear heat in the blood" aspect, possible usages for digestive bleeding, vascular headaches, trigeminal neuralgia, epistaxis, dental abscesses, mouth sores, etc.
- Has a broad anti-inflammatory effect, accordingly with the right underlying patterns may be used for atherosclerosis, upper respiratory infections and issues such as diabetic nephropathy.
- Generally not meant for long-term use. Once desired results are achieved the formula should be stopped.
- Not for use during pregnancy or during nursing.
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