What Causes Atrophic Gastritis?
In order to deal properly with atrophic gastritis we need to understand and — if possible — remove the underlying causes and risk factors.
We need to ask: "What else is going on inside the body that might allow atrophic gastritis to develop?"
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Accurate diagnosis of the factors behind atrophic gastritis consists of three steps:
Step 1: List the Possible Causative Factors
Identify all disease conditions, lifestyle choices and environmental risk factors that can lead to atrophic gastritis.
Step 2: Build a Symptom Checklist
Identify all possible symptoms and risk factors of each possible cause.
Step 3: Rule Out or Confirm each Possible Cause
A differential diagnosis of your symptoms and risk factors finds the likely cause of atrophic gastritis.
Arriving at a Correct Diagnosis
is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.
Have you been diagnosed with Atrophic Gastritis? This a reduction in the number of functioning stomach cells, seen mainly in the elderly.
→ Don't know
→ No, it has been ruled out
→ Yes, but no serious damage to stomach lining
→ Yes, my stomach lining has been seriously damaged
Based on your response to this question, which may indicate either not having atrophic gastritis or atrophic gastritis, The Analyst™
will consider or rule out various possibilities.
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