Giant Microbe - Ulcer
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Ulcer (Helicobacter Pylori)
- A subtle way of saying Relax
- Unique sympathy gift for ulcer sufferers
FACTS: For many years, stress and spicy foods were thought to be the root causes of ulcers (which are holes in the lining, or mucosa, of the stomach).
In 1983, however, Australian physicians Barry Marshall and Robin Warren implicated Helicobacter pylori bacteria as causing the condition. The medical establishment was skeptical until the good doctors took one for the team by ingesting the bacteria – and developing the gastritis inflammation that accompanies ulcers!