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[Updated 2.24.2022] The two most common causes of stomach and duodenal ulcers are a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) and the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), which include aspirin. Let’s look at the use of NSAIDs and how to protect your stomach from their harmful effects. NSAIDs are medications used to relieve pain […]

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For years, people have believed that stress caused ulcers. While stress does contribute to a number of gastrointestinal issues (i.e., Irritable Bowel Syndrome), it is not the cause of ulcers. There are two main causes of ulcers: (1) Medications, primarily non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which includes both over-the-counter and prescription medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen, […]

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