The stomach is a gastrointestinal organ located in the upper and left side of the abdomen. The end of the esophagus reaches the entrance of the stomach and delivers the swallowed food to the stomach. Stomach output by a muscle sphincter called the pylorus that controls the amount of food that leaves the stomach and enters the small intestine.

The stomach wall is made up of three layers of muscles that are covered from the inside of the stomach by the mucous layer. There are many secretory glands in the stomach wall, each of which is responsible for secreting a specific substance. Its wall glands are responsible for breaking down and digesting food to some extent. You will read below:


Types of gastric diseases

When to see a doctor?


Types of gastric diseases

Types of gastric diseases

 You will see the titles of gastric diseases in the following :

  • Indigestion (Dyspepsia)
  • Gastric reflux into esophagus
  • Gastric ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastritis H. pylori
  • Gastritis reactive
  • Gastritis autoimmune
  • Atrophic gastritis
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Varicose Stomach
  • Zollinger Ellison Syndrome
  • Gastric Bleeding
  • Gastro paresis (Gastric emptying)
  • Gastric Polyp  

Gastric Cancer:

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Other Gastric Cancers
  • Gastric Maltoma

When to see a doctor?

Sometimes stomach-related illnesses are transient and do not require medical intervention. But in some cases it is necessary to see a specialist. If you have one or more of the following symptoms, it is best to see your doctor:

  • Gastro esophageal reflux Long-term
  • Gastro esophageal reflux that has not been controlled with medication.
  • Persistent vomiting
  • Persistent and prolonged diarrhea
  • Severe weight loss
  • Abdominal pain
  • Blood in the stool
  • Bituminous stools
  • Decreased appetite

Important points for having a healthy stomach

Having a healthy stomach, except the special cases where a small percentage of people have congenital problems, is not difficult. To keep your stomach healthy, incorporate the following habits into your lifestyle:

  • Limit fast foods
  • Limit snack consumption
  • Weight control
  • Prevention of abdominal obesity
  • Regular walking
  • Limit consumption of canned and processed foods
  • Limit the consumption of processed meats (sausages and bacon) and ...
  • Consumption of healthy fluids and hygienic drinking water




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