To help prevent gastritis:
- Avoid alcohol.
- Do not smoke.
- Ask your doctor if any of the medications you are taking might be irritating your stomach. You might need to change your current medicines. You may need to take another medication to coat and protect your stomach lining.
- If you notice that certain foods are irritating, stop eating them. Spicy food can cause irritation. Some people feel better when they eat a bland diet.
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