A study to assess the risk factor of gastritis among adults at Thirupandhiyur
Dr. Tamilselvi, Chithra
Gastritis is more common among adolescents, but it can affect any One at any age. A variety of mild to severe stomach symptoms may indicate gastritis. Gastrointestinal system is one of the system of our body which deals with diet -it's intake, absorption, metabolism and elimination. Upper gastrointestinal inflammatory process is exceedingly common and has a wide spectrum of causes and manifestation. Gastric disorders are common; unless treated promptly and completely, they can continue to cause problems throughout the person's life. Clients need assistance to learn modified eating habits in order to achieve and maintain health and to make necessary life style changes. Gastritis caused by helicobacter pylori and the risk factors like smoking, alcohol consumption, tobacco use, Spicy food, Drugs, stress, swallowed foreign bodies and infections which leads to excessive inflammation, irritaiknod mucus membrane and exvessive gastric secreation that ruptured and inflame the stomach mucosa lining and affected person will get abdominal pain, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, bad taste in the mouth, loss of appetite burning pain in the epigastricregion and other tract dysfunctions.