Now to add fuel to the fire, other stomach irritants such as caffeine (coffee, tea, cola, chocolate), alcohol and nicotine, only invoke more stomach acid production throughout the day, which will send your stomach gurgling. Here are some tips that will save you alot of uncomfortable stomach problems if you choose to take anti-inflammatories regularly to treat tennis elbow pain:
your stomach will love you for it!
Tip#2: If you take anti-inflammatories with food, it may help reduce indigestion and heartburn symptoms.
Tip#3: You may find that taking the anti-inflammatory with an 8oz glass of water may help dilute the acid produced by your stomach and help dissolve the tablet.
Frequently drinking water throughout the day not only hydrates you, but will also help reduce constipation.
Now to take it up another level, you may experience even more serious side effects by consuming anti-inflammatories. It is not uncommon for some people to experience stomach ulcers.In laymen terms, basically what happens is the thin mucous lining that creates a protective barrier for the stomach from acid and digestive juices, breaks down and becomes more thick, as a result you become more susceptible to ulcers and bleeding.
Common signs that you may have an ulcer may include and or all of the following…stomach bleeding, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, black, tarry bowel movements.
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, please, please see your doctor immediately.
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