- Glutamine supplement. Glutamine is a type of non-essential amino acid, naturally found in certain foods. Some studies suggest that it might help reduce ulcer-related inflammation, though more research is required to confirm this benefit .
- Probiotic supplement. Friendly bacteria (probiotics) may help restore the balance between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ bacteria in your digestive system – also, to help minimize side effects from taking antibiotics.
- If necessary, ask your doctor about vitamin C supplement. It’s important to get enough vitamin C for strong immune system. Vitamin C might also work effectively to help treat a bleeding ulcer associated with aspirin use, though this may be still debatable!
- Herbs that might help include DGL-licorice (to protect the stomach lining against NSAIDs), Mastic (to inhibit H-pylori), and Cranberry /Vaccinium macrocarpon (to help treat H-pylori infection).
the effectiveness of many supplements and herbs for stomach ulcer is still
debatable. Even some could be dangerous or interfere with certain medications if
you take them improperly.
example, Vaccinium macrocarpon has Salicylic Acid, which could be
counterproductive if you’re allergic to aspirin. To keep safe, ask your doctor
before taking any herbs or supplements!
are many factors that can affect and delay your recovery, making your ulcer
more difficult to heal –even in a few cases, an ulcer could persist (fail to
Stress and sleep deprivation can weaken your immune system. That’s why you need to manage your stress and sleep well at night! So, a few changes in your lifestyle would help a lot.