Researchers Examine the Effects of Turmeric in Peptic Ulcers


Portland, OR -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/31/2014 -- People are getting smarter when it comes to choosing a treatment for certain medical conditions. Aside from drugs, natural alternatives are becoming more popular as a potentially safer alternative. Turmeric is one such alternative that is believed to have plenty of therapeutic properties that can help alleviate a multitude of conditions.

Researchers are examining the effects of turmeric in peptic ulcers. This condition is a form of gastrointestinal distress that is characterized as a lesion on the esophagus' inner lining. This has encouraged many sufferers of peptic ulcers to try using the natural alternative.

A study was conducted to test the effects of turmeric on patients that were experiencing symptoms of caused by peptic ulcers. It was found that those who took the natural alternative for 8 weeks experienced dramatic improvements in their symptoms.

Peptic ulcer patients may suffer from various symptoms such as abdominal discomfort and indigestion. Some individuals also report upper abdominal burning within three hours after eating their meals.

"Turmeric has been used as a traditional medicine for thousands of years for a wide variety of ailments, including gastrointestinal upset and arthritic pain. It is also commonly used for stomach and duodenal ulcers," said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O'Sullivan.

Curcumin is an active ingredient of turmeric and it is used widely by companies that manufacture herbal products. Curcumin supplements are very popular nowadays as they are believed to be very effective in providing relief from arthritis, as well as and other therapeutic benefits.

The health benefits of curcumin has been investigated by several high-quality studies and clinical trials. Many of these studies found that the natural ingredient has powerful properties that can improve overall human health.

"Studies regarding the efficacy of turmeric in peptic ulcers are increasing in number. Although it has not been definitively proven that the natural alternative can indeed provide positive effects on sufferers, there are patients who are relying on it for medicinal purposes," added O'Sullivan.

There are quite a number of curcumin supplements available today, and experts recommend that those who are hoping to get therapeutic benefits should take prudent care in choosing a product. Consumers should seek high quality ingredients that have been thoroughly tested. Furthermore, experts recommend that patients choose a curcumin supplement product that contains BioPerine for best absorption

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