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Foods recommended for gastritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   what foods are recommended for gastritus
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May i know your age ?
User :   60
Doctor :   Gastritis occurs due to ingestion of spicy and fatty foods
Doctor :   So you need to avoid such foods
User :   what can you eat
Doctor :   Having fruits, like bananas, help
Doctor :   In addition cereals,
Doctor :   .. Milk, curds, also help
Doctor :   let me give you more added information
Doctor :   please wait while i type in
Doctor :   Foods such as puddings, breads, bagels and pretzels are usually made with white flour and refined sugar
Doctor :   Juicy fruits such as pears, oranges, sweet limes, watermelons, cantaloupes etc help a lot to control the symptoms
Doctor :   Stay away from alcoholic beverages, caffeinated drinks, carbonated water, and deserts high in sugar and white flour
Doctor :   MILK products like - yoghurt and cottage cheese, are good too
User :   what meats
Doctor :   vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage, all kinds of beans and legumes, full fat milk, onions and green peas should be avoided
Doctor :   protein requirements met via meats that can be used include lean cuts of meat, white meat from chicken and turkey, and seafoods
Doctor :   meats to be avoided include -- cured meats and high fat meat products such as sausages, salami, ham, bacon, and cold cuts
Doctor :   Red meats like beef, lamb, and venison - should be less in your meals
Doctor :   in addition, certain seasonings such as onion, garlic, clove, and cinnamon may irritate your stomach lining and worsen the symptoms due to gastritis
Doctor :   THE other measures that can help you in addition to diet include ..
Doctor :   1. Walking or running thirty minutes regularly
Doctor :   2. Stress reduction
Doctor :   3. Learn to relax with breathing exercises like Yoga
Doctor :   In case of symptoms , using antacids, like mylanta, will help to neutralize the acid
Doctor :   in addition, Prilosec will help to reduce acid secretion, that is not helped by diet and lifestyle modification
Doctor :   Prilosec 20 mg twice daily, is a good medication to reduce acid secretion
Doctor :   I hope you have followed my advice so far
User :   thanks we have learned more from you then our own docter, planning to change docters, can we print this out
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   You can copy paste the whole chat on to a word document
Doctor :   and then print it out
Doctor :   AND THEY will do the needful
User :   thanks
Doctor :   You are most welcome
Doctor :   take care and have a good night
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