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Relationship between *Helicobacter pylori* and stomach acid

Omeprazole (or another proton pump inhibitor) is often used to treat patients diagnosed with Helicobacter pylori. I have heard of people treated this way and there's a study which suggests doing so. ...
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Do proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) shut down all the proton pumps in all cells across our body?

It's known that proton pumps exist in all cells in our bodies and help us to get rid of damaged proteins (present a disposal system). PPIs (omeprazole, pantoprazole, esomeprazole, lansoprazole and ...
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Can longterm anxiety (fear of disease-nosemaphobia) cause chronic gastritis [closed]

I've had chronic gastritis (with a healed ulcer and 2 times erosive gastritis) for over 6 years now. I've also had 4 gastroscopy procedures. I can't find the cause of it up to this date. From the ...
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Causes of GERD when not responding to weight loss or PPIs

I have had symptoms of silent reflux for 5 months now and finally did a 24-hour esophageal pH monitor that confirmed I have reflux. I'm in my 30s, I am 40 lbs overweight (which I know is bad, but I'm ...
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