Obligations that must be carried out during the month of Ramadan, namely fasting.
Fasting is one of the most awaited moments in the month of Ramadan. However, those who have a history of ulcer disease are often confused when facing the fasting month. The reason is for people with ulcers themselves, an empty stomach and late eating is the biggest taboo. If not, then the health or ulcer will recur. As we know, when we fast we don’t eat or drink for about 14 hours.
Based on research, ulcer sufferers are actually encouraged to fast. However, it is forbidden for people with stomach ulcers who experience organic stomach ulcers to fast. Which ulcer disease or dyspepsia itself can be divided into two, namely organic dyspepsia and functional dyspepsia.
Gastric pains or organic dyspepsia is a disease that occurs because there is something abnormal in the stomach, such as duodenal ulcers, GERD, gastric cancer and so on. Meanwhile, functional ulcer disease will actually improve when fasting is carried out. Despite the fact that people with ulcers are allowed to fast, there are some foods that should be avoided or even consumed at all. What are the foods in question? To find out, see the explanation below.
Foods that should be avoided by ulcer sufferers when opening and suhoor
Full Cream Milk
If you have a history of ulcer disease, then it would be better if you avoid consuming full cream milk when fasting, either when breaking or suhoor. The stomach will have difficulty digesting this one drink. If you still insist on drinking this drink, the bad effect is that the stomach will become bloated and it will not be comfortable. Conditions like this will make your ulcer recur. Apart from full cream milk, ulcer sufferers should also avoid drinks that contain caffeine and soda.
Food Containing Gas
For those of you who have ulcers, you should avoid foods that contain excess gas. Foods that contain excess gas will increase the acid in the stomach. consequently the stomach will become sore or sore. Gaseous foods that should be avoided by ulcer sufferers are cabbage and mustard greens. If you continue to insist on consuming these foods, it is likely that the ulcer you experience will recur. Gastric acid will also increase. For the sake of health and smooth fasting, it would be better if you avoid foods as they are already