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Some interesting info regarding ulcers from the NY Times

Some interesting info regarding ulcers from the NY Times A number of years ago we were told that stomach ulcers were caused by H. Pylori, a bacteria that was discovered by a doctor in Australia.  It would be nice if stomach problems were so simply solved, but unfortunately, many people who have been evaluated for H. Pylori are often negative for the bacteria, so what gives? Prilosec, a common drug given for stomach upset, along with tums often will make the problems with stomach discomfort more chronic, as your tolerance for certain foods is reduced.   An empty stomach in some Read More »