Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer): (Overview, Signs and Symptoms, Causes and Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment)


Smoking –

The people who smoke frequently are at higher risks of developing stomach ulcers. Recent studies show that smoking continually increases the amount of stomach acid production. Smoking also increases stomach acidity by causing a reduction in the production of bicarbonate ion. The chain smokers are specifically at higher risks of developing duodenal ulcers