Penn Herb Wellness Guide
- Avoid irritants
Avoid smoking, aspirin and related drugs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), alcohol, coffee (including decaf), and tea to improve ulcer healing
- Fight recurrences with fiber
Reduce the risk of new duodenal ulcers by getting enough fiber
- Give zinc a go
Take 25 to 50 mg of this mineral a day to speed the repair of damaged tissue
- Get a checkup
See a doctor to find out whether your ulcer is related to Helicobacter pylori infection
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