8 foods to avoid when suffering from stomach ulcers


Ulcers are caused by a bacteria known as Helicobacter pylori commonly referred to as H pylori. There are some foods that people consume, especially those suffering from ulcers, which are not good for them. They include the following;

Spicy foods

Spices make our foods taste great and sweet. they also accelerate the damage in your stomach walls especially to those with ulcers.


Alcohol is an enemy not only to your stomach but also your general body. Drinking in excess triggers and damages the intestines causing ulcers.


You can decide to have a cup of coffee during a tiresome day and this makes you feel good and relaxed. On the side, it will make things worse as it

Deep fried foods

Deep fried foods like chips, chicken and fish are also not good in somebody with ulcers. This is so because they slow down digestion.

Fizzy drinks

Fizzy drinks for instance soda has been carbonated. The carbon in it is not good for the stomach as it forms a gas in the stomach and leads to bloating.

Hot pepper

Hot pepper can boost one’s appetite but on the other side can accelerate the ulcers in the stomach lining.

Citrus fruits

Citrus fruits like lemon and oranges are the ones with citrus. The citric acid in them is an enemy to somebody suffering from ulcers.


Aspirin can the best painkiller as it relieves your headache or any pain in a minute. But then it triggers and worsens your ulcers so avoid it by all means.



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