Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is an asymptomatic type of bacteria that causes stomach infection.
About two thirds of the world population has this bacteria that can be transmitted through dirty water or food.
If it is not treated it can cause stomach ulcer or even cancer. This bacteria is hard to be detected without professional medical check.
When is time for suspicion?
- Heliconacter pylori can cause various symptoms and the most common ones are : bloating, diarrhea, constipation, feeling of discomfort in the upper and middle part of the abdomen, metalloids or esophageal reflux. Generally, people misinterpret these symptoms for normal body manifestations.
- Pylori is the main reason for gastritis and can also cause man other conditions that are not directly connected to food digestion,. These include: cardiovascular pain, headache and Raynaud’s disease (your toes and fingers feel numb as a result of lower blood circulation).
This bacteria can decrease the level of serotonin in the brain that can results in depression and anxiety.
It can happen to anyone, including you
The bacteria embeds mainly in the mucous membrane of the stomach and it’s believed that it is transmitted by consuming food or water that’s polluted by human fecal substances or by contact with the sputum or excrement of an infected person.
How can be treated?
It can be treated in more than 80% of the cases. Consult your doctor to get the appropriate therapy. The treatment usually includes combination of antibiotics and medicines for decreasing heartburn in the period of several weeks.
Eating a healthy diet that contains a lot of vitamins (especially A, C and E) combined with Zink is essential for protection of the mucous membrane. It is also recommended to take probiotics such as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium.
Last but not least, it is very important to practice a good hygiene, especially a proper hand washing.The water you drink should be clean and safe.
In case you suspect that you have H. pylori , contact your specialist to get a proper examination.
How can you relieve bloating?
This drink is very effective for releasing stomach bloating and at the same time it boosts your energy levels.
- 1 lemon
- 1 tablespoon grated ginger
- 1 cucumber
- 1 tablespoon Aloe Vera juice
- A bunch of parsley
- ½ glass of water
Method of preparation:
Just blend all the ingredients and consume the drink.
How does it function?
This drink is especially useful for lowering fats that accumulate around the stomach area, so you will feel better after consuming it the first several times.
The ingredients combined stimulate your metabolism and burn fats. This combination is proved to improve the metabolism it simply works faster even when you sleep.
The water is not only important for the overall health condition, but it also helps the effective calories burning. If you don’t drink enough water throughout the day your metabolism will be slower. So drink enough water to fasten up your metabolism.