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Are diets for stomach ulcers available online?

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Many dietary recommendations for those with stomach ulcers are available online. However, unless a certain food causes distress, no particular diet is effective for treating ulcers, states Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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Are diets for stomach ulcers available online?
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Dietary recommendations for those with ulcers and gastritis include specific foods, beverages and seasonings to avoid as well as other lifestyle guidelines that may limit distress associated with ulcers, states Drugs.com.

Healthline offers a comprehensive list of foods that can exacerbate ulcers. It includes recommendations about nutritional supplements it claims can relieve some of the discomfort related to ulcers.

As of 2015, research shows that a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori, or H. pylori, is responsible for 80 to 90 percent of all ulcers, so treatment of H. pylori, not diet or lifestyle changes, is paramount for ulcer management, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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