Last Updated on Jun 19, 2013

  What are Gastric Problems?

  • Occurs in stomach / oesophagus
  • Disturbance of gastric mucosa leads to acid secretion
  • Acids contact stomach nerve endings
  • Causes pain / discomfort


  • May be acute / chronic
  • Acute gastric problem reduces quickly
  • Chronic gastric problems lead to ulcers

  • Physical and mental stress can also cause ulceration
  • Causes of gastric mucosa inflammation:
    a. Acidic foods
    b. Alcohol
    c. Smoking
    d. Stress
    e. Drugs 

Gastric Problem Causes

Drugs which causes gastric trouble
  • Aspirin
  • Nicotine
  • Corticosteroids
  • Erythromycin
  • Beta- Blockers
  • Constant Pain
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea


  • Hot Spicy foods
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Excessive eating
  • Large meals before bed
  • Fatty food
  • Pulse
  • Late nights


  • Acute problems resolve spontaneously
  • Chronic problems should be treated
  • Drugs for treatment include:
    a. Antacids 
    b. H2 antagonists
    c. Proton pump inhibitors
  • Timely meals relieves pain due to ulcers
  • Consult - Gastroenterologist.

Treatment Gastric Problems

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SLkiran, India

Dear sir, I am 31 years old suffering heart pain some times, neck pain, shoulder pain and vomiting sensation i consulted doctors, checked ECG test found some abnormality and then checked echo test found normal. They told gastric problem.since last 3 months am suffering these. Please give me solution.

krishna_j, India

i am 22 years old sir i am facing the heart pain and repeated coming in yawning and consult the doctor no problem in stomach is like stress form in gas so please any tips and reduce the my problem. Thank you please reply sir...

jelani, India

I am 26 year old sir i am facing huge problem with gastric due to which i am getting pain in back side as well as neck pain and i am not able to sit for more than half an hour at one place please provide the valuable medication for me to reduce my problem

Rasayi, Australia

I am 30 yrs old. My lower back aches very severely for 5 to 7 days every month. Actually we are planning for family. What should i do now? Will this affect my pregnancy ?

sulocha123, Nepal

My daughter is 10 years old from Nepal and having gastric problem.She is avoiding to eat and only wants to vomit.So that she is suffering from headache too.I gave her digene and lukewarm water too but its not worked. For 10 years old baby which medicine is preferrable for immediate result? so plz advise soon.