Helicobacter Pylori, commonly known as H pylori is a bacteria that grows in the stomach. They are thin, small, and spherical. They produce an enzyme in the stomach called Urease which absorbs the acid in the stomach by creating ammonia. It is a transmitted bacterium. It either transmits oral-to-oral or through drinking contaminated water or swimming in it.
Symptoms of H pylori:
All people with H. pylori may not find the symptoms but It affects your stomach in all the possible ways. The symptoms of H pylori are closely related to the symptoms of Gastritis and peptic ulcer. You may feel the following signs:
- Extreme Burping
- Weight loss
- Pain in your stomach when it is left empty for a long time
- A discomfort in your Abdomen
- Living Conditions: Living in crowded and unsanitary places may increase the chances of your H.Pylori as bacteria can spread easily. Close contact with the people who are infected with the H.Pylori bacteria can increase the risk of transmission.
- Sanitation Practices: Lack of personal hygiene and poor maintenance of self-care.
- Consuming the contaminated: Eating and drinking contaminated food or water can spread the H. pylori bacteria. Eating food that has been tainted or inadequately prepared may make you more susceptible to infection.
- The production of Stomach Acid: Those who produce less stomach acid may be at higher risk of contracting an H. pylori infection. Stomach acid helps in the killing of bacteria but low stomach acid can let the bacteria’s production
- The chance of Reinfection: Even if a person has previously had H. pylori and received successful treatment, there may still be a chance of reinfection, particularly if preventive measures are not followed.
Further complications of H.Pylori:
- Peptic Ulcer:
H.pylori can lead to ULCERS. When the protective lining of the stomach and small intestine is damaged by H. Pylori, can lead to the Ulcer.
The H.Pylori bacteria in your stomach can cause the inflammation of the stomach lining which can lead to gastritis.
- Gastric Cancer:
A prolonged H. pylori infection is linked to a higher chance of developing stomach (or gastric) cancer. Although the majority of people infected with H. pylori do not go on to acquire cancer, the bacteria can cause precancerous alterations in the stomach lining.
Diagnostic test of H.Pylori:
Non-Invasive Tests include:-
- Breath Test
- Stool Antigen Test
- Blood Antibody Test
Invasive Tests Include:-
- Rapid Urease Test
Positive Homeopathy Treatment for H. Pylori:
Treat your H Pylori before it turns into a main cause of ulcers and gastritis.
Homeopathic medicines for H. Pylori work efficiently without any side effects. Contact positive Homeopathy for immediate relief from H. Pylori or further complications of it like – Ulcers and gastritis.