Gastritis

  • Eat regularly and moderately
  • Avoid smoking
  • Limit or avoid alcohol and caffeine
  • If possible avoid drugs that are irritating to your stomach
  • Avoid foods that you don’t digest easily
  • For minor discomfort use antacids ; do not use Aspirin
  • Do not eat solid food on first day of attack, give your stomach rest and drink liquids only, milk or water preferred.
  • Add bland foods to your diet slowly and as tolerated ( cooked cereals, bananas ,rice, potatoes , toast )and avoid greasy , spicy foods
  • More severe cases may require hospitalization, especially if there is blood in bowels.

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