Does smoking increase gastric acid secretion?
Smoking and alcohol should be avoided as they stimulate acid secretion. Smoking delays healing and promote the secretion of excess gastric acid worsening ulcer symptoms. Ulcer recurrence and relapse rate is higher in smokers than other members of the population.
Diet also plays a significant role in ulcers.
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