Do you know that!!!!

? Up to 90% of all types of stomach ulcers are caused by
infections of Helicobacter Pylori,
and NOT by spicy foods or by stress

?Helicobacter Pylori can easily be transmitted from person to person by kissing, and also
through sexual contact.

? In poorer countries, 50% of the population are infected with H. pylori in childhood, and up to 90% of adult populations are
also infected.

?The World Health Organization
reported that H. pylori is present in 50% of all new gastric cancer cases

?Approximately 1 in every 8 people will develop duodenal
ulcers or stomach ulcers in their lifetime.

?Stomach Ulcers affect more than 5 million people each
year in the USA alone.

? Every year over 300,000 people round the world have ulcer related surgery because of persistent symptoms or complications.

?Another major cause of ulcers
is the prolonged use of aspirin and other painkillers, commonly
known as NSAID’s

? Nearly 3 in every 4 gastric ulcers are caused by H. pylori.

? People of any age can suffer from ulcers.

? Women are just as prone to stomach ulcers as men are.

?Peptic ulcers will affect nearly 1 in 10 of all adults in Western countries.

?About 1 in every 20 gastric ulcers lead to stomach cancer .

?Duodenal ulcers may occur in adults of any age.

?Gastric ulcers affect mainly adults older than 40 years

?The older you get, the more prone you will become to H.pylori
infection.

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