Most people with severe ulcers experience significant pain and sleeplessness, which can have a dramatic and adverse impact on their quality of life.
Peptic ulcers can also have a major effect on a person's finances. Research finds that the complications of peptic ulcer disease can cost from $1,800 to more than $25,000 per patient.
Peptic ulcers caused by H. pylori or NSAIDs can be very serious if they cause hemorrhage or perforate the stomach or duodenum. Up to...Read more