During my many years in practice I have noticed that Helicobacter pylori bacteria appears to be often under diagnosed in people. Stomach colonisation of Helicobacter is asymptomatic in most people. Yet, Helicobacter causes gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining) and stomach cancer. The presence of Helicobacter was detected only in both asymptomatic and symptomatic patients but also in 30% of all Helicobacter- asymptomatic and undiagnosed patients. Such a high incidence of Helicobacter is of concern to an individual and public health.
The image to the left demonstrates that in a general population, 80% of people infected with HP have inflammation of the stomach and people are asymptomatic; in 15-20% of people that inflammation progresses to a chronic atrophic change to the stomach or stomach ulcer; and in 1% of people it can progress to stomach cancer. So if anyone experiences any stomach discomfort for a prolonged period time it might be a good idea to do the test for HP infection.
This is how Helicobacter pylori causes inflammation, stomach ulcer, and sometimes stomach cancer
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Danuta Hulajko is a holistic practitioner, international speaker, the founder and the practitioner at the DH Natural Medicine Clinic and www.healingremedies.com.au , Southern Highlands, NSW She specialises in anti-aging, autoimmunity, thyroid conditions, digestive disorders and heavy metals chelation. For more information please go to our website. You can follow Danuta Hulajko work, events, seminars, expos, latest health research, her health tips and advice on Facebook and LinkedIn