We explain all about Stomach Ulcer Symptoms

Plus we reveal important facts about the most common treatments

If you are experiencing symptoms that you think may be caused by a stomach ulcer, then you are in the right place.

First, we will show you all the signs and symptoms of all types of stomach ulcers. Our list of symptoms can be used as a guide to help you to determine if you have an ulcer or not. But to make sure we always recommend getting an accurate diagnosis from a qualified health professional.

Second, if it turns out you do have an ulcer, then you may be interested in learning the truth about the most commonly prescribed treatments used to treat stomach ulcers, and why they are known to fail up to 70% of the time. It is important to know this before you accept and trust the medication that your doctor will give you.

On this page…

On this page we will also be covering the following important topics;

  • Bleeding ulcers – how to identify them and what to do
  • The root cause of nearly all types of ulcers
  • 10 important facts that doctors don’t tell you about ulcers and treatments
  • Harsh side-effects of the most common therapies, and how to avoid them
  • How to treat stomach ulcers safely – without risks

Your good health is as important to us as it is to you, so please use this unique information to regain optimum digestive health – in the safest way possible.

Let’s begin with the most common stomach ulcer symptoms…

We will start with the most common symptoms of a stomach ulcer. Remember that if you have any form of stomach ulcer, it is highly likely that you are infected with H. pylori bacteria.

Remember – if you are experiencing any of the following stomach ulcer symptoms, and you are worried that you have a stomach ulcer or a peptic ulcer, then a proper diagnosis by a health professional is recommended.

Keep a lookout for these ulcer symptoms – they are common to all types of stomach ulcers caused by H. pylori – including gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, and peptic ulcers.

  • Abdominal pain – this happens when h. pylori causes painful inflammation of the stomach and small intestine lining. Pain can also be caused by a build-up of gases, and constipation.
  • Heartburn – this is also known as acid reflux or GERD. When acid is low, digestion of food becomes slow and difficult. The result is that food sits in the stomach too long and gives off gases that can cause burning sensations in the stomach and throat.
  • Anemia – or iron deficiency – this is closely linked with an H. pylori infection. When an H. pylori infection has caused low stomach acid, it becomes particularly difficult to digest protein (which contains iron).
  • Mild Abdominal Discomfort – typically felt 2 – 4 hours before or after meals
  • Bad Breath – this is caused when h. pylori organisms increase the stomach pH, and later result in foul smelling ammonia
  • Chest Pain – when H. pylori infection causes inflammation in the stomach, the pain signals from the stomach can reflux into the chest, shoulder blade, and stomach areas
  • Constipation – When H. pylori causes low stomach acid, food is not processed properly causing undigested food to be released into the intestine. When there is low acid, the digestive process is compromised, leading to inefficient digestion, and nutritional deficiencies over time.
  • Diarrhea – this may only happen infrequently, or it may happen almost daily, depending on how chronic the infection of H. pylori is.
  • Gastritis – gastritis is characterized by an inflammation of the stomach lining. H. pylori uses its corkscrew shape to burrow into, and penetrate the stomach lining, which results in inflammation.
  • Nausea & Vomiting – the reason is not clear about why h. pylori causes nausea. It is thought that as the body attempts to rid itself of the infection, the ejection happens through the process of vomiting. These symptoms can sometimes be mistaken for morning sickness in pregnant women.

Secondary, but less common symptoms…

These secondary ulcer symptoms are listed in no particular order, and they could still be important to note. If you are showing any of the symptoms shown above, then some of these secondary symptoms may also be experienced;

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fatigue or Low Energy
  • Headaches or Migraines
  • Skin Problems
  • Pre Menstrual Stress
  • Sinus Problems
  • Sleep Problems
  • Weight Gain or Weight Loss

If you have any of the above symptoms, then it is possible that you may have a stomach ulcer. The type of ulcer will depend on the symptoms – different types of ulcers have different symptoms.

Different ulcers present different symptoms

There are 7 different types of stomach ulcers and the symptoms are different for each different type of ulcer. For example, duodenal and gastric ulcers have symptoms that are quite opposite, and this can be quite confusing.

Any symptoms of a stomach ulcer seen above should be regarded as a warning signal and should be taken seriously, no matter what type of ulcer you think you may have.

diagnosing stomach ulcer symptoms

Making sure you have a stomach ulcer…

This is really important because stomach ulcer symptoms can easily be confused with the symptoms of other GI Tract disorders – such as candida overgrowth and acid reflux.

Important Note! You are not obliged to use the treatment recommended by the doctor or health practitioner who has given the diagnosis. Drug therapies are known to have side effects that can be very difficult to cope with. And because they are only around 30% effective, results are never guaranteed.

Click to see the symptoms of bleeding ulcers

Unattended ulcers can start bleeding – and bleeding ulcers can be the most dangerous!

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Close up image of a bleeding ulcer

When stomach ulcers have already started bleeding, these are the most likely warning signs to look out for;

  • Black and smelly stools
  • Nausea or vomiting of blood
  • Chest and back pain
  • Fainting and dizzy episodes
  • No warning or resultant pain

NO PAIN’ does not mean ‘NO PROBLEM
If you have a bleeding ulcer you may not feel any pain at all – and this can be extremely dangerous!

90% of stomach ulcers are proven to be caused by H. pylori – not by STRESS!

h. pylori
Helicobacter pylori bacterium

Fortunately, 90% of all ulcers are curable by treating the cause, and in most cases, this will be an H. pylori infection.

If you didn’t already know it already – this is the single most important fact that you should know about stomach ulcers.

No matter what you have been told or what you have read elsewhere – it has been clinically proven using thousands of case studies that Helicobacter pylori is the single most likely cause of your stomach ulcer.

It has also been proven beyond doubt, that when an infection of Helicobacter pylori has been successfully treated, this is naturally followed by healing of almost all types of stomach ulcers. The aim of any successful treatment will be to remove the cause (H.pylori infection).

Just knowing these 2 basic facts and the other important facts listed on this page could save you from months of unnecessary pain and suffering.

By making sure you know the real facts behind ulcers and the most commonly prescribed treatments, it will make it much easier to make an informed decision on which treatment will work best for you.

What most people don’t know about ulcer treatments…

What you don’t know can be harmful – this is why it is important for you to know what you are dealing with when you have stomach ulcer symptoms that require treatment. This includes everything from diagnosis and testing, to safely overcoming the condition and regaining optimal gut health.

Most of the facts you are about to read have never been made public before. Although this information is going to be quite different from what you may have seen elsewhere, we are sure that you will find that having this knowledge will benefit you immediately.

The 10 facts that most doctors won’t tell you

These important facts demonstrate the difficulties that most doctors face. For the most part, they are not openly discussed, yet they are vital to your well-being – as you will see.

Nearly all doctors are fully aware of these problems, and they just don’t have the time to share this information with you in a short consultation;

  1. H. pylori is the main cause of stomach ulcers- and it is getting increasingly resistant to antibiotic treatments.
  2. Thousands of ulcer sufferers have taken more than 4 courses of the same antibiotic treatment – without success.
  3. The most common treatments for H. pylori infections are heavy doses of antibiotics – usually Triple or Quadruple Therapy.
  4. Doctors cannot guarantee the effectiveness of the treatments they prescribe, due to low success rates.
  5. Around 65% of people infected with H. pylori will also test positive for Candida Albicans.
  6. More time can be spent on treating negative side effects, than eliminating the cause of the stomach ulcer.
  7. Wrong tests done after H. pylori treatment produce wrong results that then result in further unnecessary treatments.
  8. Drug therapies have widely published side effects that cause many patients to abandon their treatment.
  9. The only way to effectively treat stomach ulcers caused by H. pylori infection is to eradicate the H. pylori infection.
  10. Some practitioners still believe that only stress and stomach acid cause ulcers, and prescribe treatments that have no effect on h. pylori.

“The biggest cause of failure with conventional/drug-based treatments is due to patients being unable to cope with the side-effects.”

The side effects many people cannot cope with…

For most people, stomach ulcers and H. pylori issues are first dealt with by a doctor. The most widely prescribed treatment is known as Triple Therapy, and if that does not work then it may be followed by Quadruple Therapy. These are chemical-based and you need to be aware of the following well-documented and widely published negative effects BEFORE you accept these treatments.

These negative effects will vary from person to person and will typically include one or more of the following;

  • joint pain
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • fever
  • flu-like symptoms
  • stomach upset
  • low blood pressure

  • kidney damage
  • increased liver enzymes
  • mouth ulcers
  • nausea
  • light sensitivity
  • itching
  • rash
  • skin discoloration
  • hives
  • vomiting
  • heartburn
  • shortness of breath
  • blood disorders
  • loss of appetite

If you feel you will not be able to cope with any of these negative side effects, then we strongly urge you to keep reading….because there is a way to avoid all these negative effects.

When it comes to treatment it is a proven fact that ‘One size does not fit all’… while the most commonly prescribed treatments work for some people, they do not work for around 70% of people.

We want you to be properly informed so that you can make an educated decision on how you can safely regain good health, and without the risk of further stress and/or disappointment.

REMEMBER! The main cause of all types of stomach ulcers is H. pylori – so this is the primary target in the treatment of ulcers.

NO H. pylori means NO Stomach Ulcers!

Stomach ulcers will not go away unless you eradicate H. pylori first…

Stomach ulcers will not go away without using a treatment that will remove H. pylori first. This is the widely accepted method of treatment for ulcers caused by h. pylori infection.

H. pylori infections and stomach ulcers can get worse when left untreated – and when treatments fail!

So, your best course of action is to make sure you get a treatment that is guaranteed to work the first time around.

When your health is at stake you should not be taking any chances with treatments that do not work, or that don’t at least guarantee results. Click here or on the button below to see how to easily filter out treatments that probably won’t work for you.

It’s a fact that diets and supplements will not eradicate H. pylori – at best they may offer temporary relief of some symptoms. The most commonly prescribed treatments have high failure rates and only work for some people – if they are able to cope with the harsh side effects. Rest assured… there is an answer!

There is a safe and effective way to get rid of stomach ulcers and H. pylori without any further risk to your health – or your finances. Simply click on one of the buttons below to learn more…


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