Patients having gastritis report a burning sensation in the stomach. The major causes of the disease could be excessive alcohol consumption or prolonged use of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (also known as NSAIDs) such as aspirin or ibuprofen. It is characterized by several symptoms like vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite, weight loss, bloating and many more, the severity of the symptoms vary between different patients.
The warning signs
Sometimes you may not experience any symptoms of Gastritis. But if you are suffering a central abdominal pain you can consider it as the onset of gastritis. The pain may be dull, vague, burning, aching, gnawing, sore, or sharp. Pain is usually located in the upper central portion of the abdomen, but it may occur anywhere from the upper left portion of the abdomen around to the back.
Other signs and symptoms may include:
- Vomiting (if present, may be clear, green or yellow, blood-streaked, or completely bloody, depending on the severity of the stomach inflammation)
- Belching (if present, usually does not relieve the pain much)
- Feeling full after only a few bites of food
- Loss of appetite
- Unexplained weight loss
Homeopathy holistically heals the patient from within also concentrating on withdrawal of the disease causes such as alcohol.