Cirrhosis of Liver Life Expectancy

Cirrhosis is a progressive disease, meaning it gets worse over time. Once you have cirrhosis, there‚Äôs no way to reverse it. Instead, treatment focuses on slowing down its progression. Depending on how severe it is, cirrhosis can have an effect on life expectancy. If you have cirrhosis, there are several tools your doctor can use… Continue reading Cirrhosis of Liver Life Expectancy

What causes ulcers?

The causes of ulcers are : Helicobacter pylori Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) Smoking Stress Chronic liver disease Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Genetic factors Excessive alcohol use Close contact with infected persons What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is an ulcer formation in the upper GI tract that affects the lining of the stomach which is… Continue reading What causes ulcers?