Chronic atrophic gastritis is a common stomach diseases. Arteriosclerosis, insufficient blood flow to the stomach, alcohol and tobacco tea hobby and so easy to damage the gastric mucosal barrier function and cause chronic atrophic gastritis. Atrophic gastritis, gastric mucosal atrophy and intestinal epithelial cells that intestinal metaplasia; inflammation continues to evolve, the cell growth is not typical, ie anaplastic; cause cancer and even cell proliferation. The clinical manifestations only epigastric fullness, indigestion, belching, appetite loss and other symptoms, sometimes due to the stomach factor destruction of vitamin B12 malabsorption can cause anemia. Endoscopy and biopsy is the only means of diagnosis of the disease.
Atrophic gastritis available drug treatment, and should be checked regularly to prevent cancer.
1. Foods fresh and nutritious enough protein, vitamins and iron intake. Time to eat, do not eat too much, do not eat cold or hot food, no or little pungent spices, such as spicy powder.
2. Moderate alcohol consumption, not smoking, in order to avoid the effect of nicotine on gastric mucosal damage; avoid long-term use of anti-inflammatory painkillers, such as aspirin and corticosteroids to reduce gastric mucosal damage.
3. Periodic inspection, if necessary, as gastroscopy.
4. In case of increased symptoms, weight loss, anorexia, melena should be timely to the hospital for examination.