My Stomach… Your Stomach… Our Stomach Problems and TreatmentHakim Ajmal Khan
Health is a big concern nowadays, especially when it comes to stomach. No one is safe from stomach issues. Everyone faces it at least once. Stomach troubles also affect your food and as a result it deeply affects your mood and attitude. Let’s list down some common stomach issues starting from the mild ones to the severe ones.
- Acid Reflux
- Lactose Intolerance
- Food Allergies
- Food Poisoning
- Stomach Viruses
- Crohn’s Disease
These are just 12. You will find many more too. Mild ones, if not treated well, will become severe. So, you need to go for stomach problems treatment without any negligence.
Stomach problems treatment in Pakistan
In Pakistan, the quality of food, pollution and other unhygienic scenarios punish the bodies to suffer from stomach problems. As far as treatments are concerned, there are three major paths that lead to health.
- Allopathic Medicine
- Homeopathic medicine
- Home Remedies
Home Remedies are best and first aid for stomach problems treatment in mild cases, but as the conditions become severe or last for weeks, you need to choose from path 1 or 2. It’s completely on your trust on an Allopath or homeopath. Sometimes we need to treat ulcers of stomach (peptic ulcers) and for that there are various methods below:
Stomach ulcer treatment in Pakistan
Stomach ulcer treatment can be done by three main methods:
- Lifestyle Changes – at all levels
- Medication – At mild level
- Surgery – At extreme level
- No large amount of food is taken
- Increasing general exercises
- No fizzy drinks at all
- Avoid bland food
- No alcohol and no smoking
In Case of Treatment with Medications:
Depends on either the reason is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is known as NSAIDs, an H. pylori infection or both. In case of NSAIDs, you need to go for a course of 1-2 months proton pumps inhibitors. While, in case of H. pylori infection, it recommended to take antibiotics. For both reasons, you need to treat with a combination of antibiotics and proton pumps inhibitors.
Treatment with Surgery:
Surgery is for emergencies or in rare cases to make you live an old normal life. There are three major reasons behind surgery:
- Perforated Ulcer – in case of growing ulcers
- Bleeding Ulcer – If bleeding doesn’t stop by endoscopy
- Uncontrolled Stomach Acid – when medications do not work
Herbal treatment is much more effective and have fairly zero side effects as compared to the above mentioned stomach problems treatments. Herbal products from Ajmal Dawakhana are tested many times and have a history of successful treatment of almost every stomach ailment like ulcer.