NSAIDs – The 2nd Biggest Cause of Stomach Ulcers

With 100 million prescriptions written in the United States for NSAIDs, and a further 30 billion NSAID tablets sold over-the-counter (without prescriptions) annually, it’s easy to see why NSAIDs are the 2nd biggest cause of ulcers. And these figures highlight the number of people at risk of developing peptic ulcers due to this.

NSAIDs are currently these are the world’s most heavily, and most frequently prescribed drugs. The reason for this is that they are widely used for a number of common health conditions. For example, Aspirin is commonly used to prevent cardiovascular problems, while prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) NSAIDs are frequently used for the treatment of muscular pain, bone-related discomfort such as arthritis pain, and inflammation.

Some quick statistics on the wide-spread use of NSAIDs…
  • 1 in every 5 Americans is treated with NSAIDs every year.
  • 7 in every 10 people over the age of 65 use NSAIDs weekly.
  • 3 in every 10 people use NSAIDs daily.

The average risks for gastric ulcers are nearly 4% greater after using NSAIDs for less than 2 weeks, and 7% greater after using NSAIDs for more than 4 weeks.

The average risks for duodenal ulcers are nearly 3% greater after using NSAIDs for less than 2 weeks, and 4% greater after using NSAIDs for more than 4 weeks.

NSAIDs – the Side Effects and Fatalities….

The problem with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is that people are unaware of the side effects and self-prescribe in ignorance, because these drugs are freely available without prescription in most countries. To give you an idea, 7% of men and 12% of women used prescription NSAIDs, while 20% of men and 30% of women used non-prescription NSAIDs.

The gastrointestinal consequences of long-term NSAID use are significant. A recent US study has shown that the NSAID-related gastrointestinal death rate is higher than the death rates of cervical cancer, malignant melanoma, and asthma.

In the United States, over 16,000 patients die each year due to NSAID-related gastrointestinal side-effects and a further 100,000 patients end up in hospital. That equates to nearly 50 NSAID-related deaths and 300 hospitalizations per day – this is a situation of epidemic proportion that is largely downplayed for whatever reason.

How NSAIDs Cause Ulcers

NSAIDs interfere with the stomach’s ability to protect itself from acidic digestive juices (gastric acid), and this is the primary cause of ulcers.

Normally the stomach has 3 main defenses against gastric acid;

  1. the mucus layer that coats the stomach lining and shields it from stomach acid
  2. the chemical bicarbonate that neutralizes stomach acid
  3. blood circulation to the stomach lining that aids in cell renewal and repair.

NSAIDs disrupt all three of these defense mechanisms. And when your stomach’s defenses are down, even normal levels of gastric acids will damage the unprotected stomach lining and cause ulcers.

The good news is that NSAID-induced ulcers usually start healing as soon as you stop taking your medication. To speed up the healing process and relieve symptoms your doctor will probably recommend taking antacids to neutralize the acid.

The good news is that NSAID-induced ulcers usually start healing as soon as you stop taking your medication. To speed up the healing process and relieve symptoms your doctor will probably recommend taking antacids to neutralize the acid. Bad practice! Find out why by clicking here!

H2-blockers or proton-pump inhibitors can also decrease the amount of acid the stomach produces, but this is an unnatural process and you could find yourself undernourished. And of course, there are the side effects of these medications to consider as well.

If you have an NSAID ulcer and you have also tested positive for H. pylori, then it is highly recommended that this bacterium is treated. More drugs and more nasty side effects? No, not necessarily! H. pylori can be treated with the use of 100% natural remedies and because they are natural you won’t suffer from negative effects either.

If you are taking these drugs and you think you have any symptoms of a peptic ulcer, please see your doctor for a diagnosis. Delaying this can lead to complications. Surgery may be necessary if your ulcer recurs or fails to heal, or if your ulcer starts bleeding.

H. pylori, NSAIDs and Stomach Ulcers

Both H. pylori and NSAIDs cause ulcers, and there appears to be a relationship between the two. You can see from the following that treating H. pylori in people who are taking NSAIDs is a good thing.

In a recent test, 300 patients who needed NSAID treatment were tested for H. pylori. 165 patients tested positive.

Of these 165 patients, 80 were treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs without treating H. pylori. Another 85 were treated for H. pylori with antibiotics (only 58% effective) before starting NSAID treatment.

Before treatment was started, none of the patients had any trace of stomach ulcers. After eight weeks, endoscopy was performed and it was found that 26 of the 85 patients (or 30%) who had not had successful H. pylori treatment, had an ulcer. Of the 49 patients with successful treatment of H. pylori, only 1 patient (or 2%) had an ulcer.

The results show that successful treatment of H. pylori should be recommended for those at the highest risk (this is age-related – older people are at higher risk) and also for anyone who has been being prescribed long-term NSAID treatment.

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The proven cause of 80 – 90% of all types of stomach ulcers is H. pylori – a hardy bacteria which has become resistant to the most commonly prescribed treatments already.

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