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What is an Esophagus Ulcer?
Posted January, 2011 by Aliveplushoney
Esophagitis known as an esophagus ulcer is the chronic inflammation of the esophagus. These Esophagus ulcers can lead to a condition called Barrett Esophagus. Or BE, Chronic Peptic Ulcer ,Esophagitis Syndrome or Esophagitis-Peptic Ulcer. )
Active Manuka Honey may be quite effective as a natural treatment for esophagus ulcers, Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease. also called esophagitis or GERD. Active Manuka Honey has been researched extensively over 20 years by Dr. Molan at the Waikato University of New Zealand. He has found that it can naturally destroy staph aureus, streptococcus as well as h. pylori. Active Manuka Honey is also applied externally to ulcers, burns, wounds and sores and has had many successful results where conventional medications have not been able to cure the wounds.
What is Barrett's esophagus?
Barrett's esophagus is a condition that occurs in the muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach. The tissue lining in the esophagus is replaced by tissue that is similar to the lining of the intestine. This process is called intestinal metaplasia.
Most people who suffer with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has this problem. The danger is there is no signs or symptoms are associated with Barrett's esophagus. A small group of people with Barrett's esophagus may develop a rare but often deadly type of cancer of the esophagus.
The only way to diagnose Barrett's esophagus is by using an upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy to obtain biopsies of the esophagus. The patient is sedated and the doctor inserts a flexible tube called an endoscope, which has a light and a miniature camera, into the esophagus. This will enable the doctor to see if the tissue appears suspicious, he will then remove several small pieces using a pincher-like device that is passed through the endoscope. Testing the tissue with a microscope by a pathologist will determine if the tissue is normal or shows signs of intestinal metaplasia.
Active Manuka Honey used as a natural treatment for a Barrett's esophagus (BE), Chronic Peptic Ulcer ,Esophagitis Syndrome or Esophagitis-Peptic Ulcer!
Active Manuka Honey can be used to help soothe and help the repair the lining which is damaged by the acid reflux. Although it is a long term treatment the results are worth it. Because Active Manuka honey is a natural form of medication there is no nasty side effects which you get from conventional medicines.
Take 1 teaspoon of Active Manuka Honey 3-4 times per day on a small size piece of bread, toast or bagel, usually 20 minutes before any meals, this will coat the outer internal tract including the esophagus. It is important to transport the honey down to the infected area's with food. This way it will not be absorbed by the blood stream before it reaches the area it needs to work in.