This is a personal account of how I cured myself of H. Pylori with natural remedies and treated gastritis with some meds prescribed by my doctor. I share this with you as my symptoms and experiences were rather different than most of the stories I found online when I was intensively looking for a way to relieve the suffering induced by this nasty bacteria. I eventually got rid of H. Pylori and gastritis but some of my discoveries along the way may surprise you. Hopefully you will benefit from this information, months of research and trial and error, and over a thousand of dollars spent on various supplements and drugs.
My Symptoms and Search for Answers
Come to think of it, it all started months before the onset of serious symptoms of H Pylori. Half hour to an hour after meals I was experiencing a dull stabbing pain in the upper and sometimes in the lower left abdomen. This pain would sometimes disappear for weeks and reappear what seemed out of nowhere. Eventually I started feeling very lethargic and could hardly drag my feet around the office. My appetite was considerably reduced and even though I would put a full plate of food in front of me I was only able to eat about a third of my meal until I felt full. At that time I blamed it all on sleepless nights and the stress that my wife and I had to endure over a complicated pregnancy and birth of our first baby.
It all came down on me in one day. After feeling very weak I decided to have some coffee at the office and I was immediately experiencing funny bubbling noises in my stomach and seconds later I ended up on a toilet seat which felt like a violent Pompeii eruption. My body could not handle any more acid. I knew something was wrong and it couldn’t just be stress and sleepless nights anymore. Next day I went to see my my doctor at PAMF in Palo Alto, CA.
Numerous people online describe how their doctors never suspect and do not test for H. Pylori. Most will diagnose ulcers and prescribe antacids, which tend to exacerbate the problem. I suppose I was lucky as among other tests my doctor recommended a stool test for this bacteria. Two days later the lab results confirmed infection of H. Pylori. My doctor called me to explain that the bacteria was (more…)