Giant Microbe - Ulcer

Giant Microbe - Ulcer


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Ulcer (Helicobacter Pylori)

Guess what? Stress doesn't cause ulcers -- microbes do! But we guarantee that this little guy will give your most stressed out pal a laugh.
  • 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!