Weight gain after Quadruple therapy

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Momin890
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Weight gain after Quadruple therapy

Post by Momin890 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:53 pm

Hi,

A year later, after eradication of helicobacter, I have gained weight and no matter how I diet it does not want to come off. I've read a lot of studies that show an increase in BMI up to a year but I haven't seen anything for longer. Weight just flies on and refuses to come off. My symptoms were acid reflux and heart burn. This did not go after the therapy until I cut gluton, red wine, coffee and kept an eye on yeast (I took a blood test and was found to have an intolerance). Managing now just on gaviscon. Anyone have anything similar?

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Re: Weight gain after Quadruple therapy

Post by michaeljonson » Thu Feb 04, 2016 5:40 pm

Yes, I too had put on weight after eradication of Helicobacter. Exercising regularly helped in controlling weight.
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Re: Weight gain after Quadruple therapy

Post by Helico_expert » Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:52 am

perhaps your stomach is too happy that you got rid of the nasty bacteria and wants you to feed it more.
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Momin890
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Re: Weight gain after Quadruple therapy

Post by Momin890 » Sat Feb 06, 2016 6:38 pm

Yes it just wants to be continuously fed! I don't want to grow fatter and fatter though. Whole new set of problems.

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