Certain lifestyle choices and habits can reduce your risk of developing peptic ulcers.
- Not drinking more than two alcoholic beverages a day
- Not mixing alcohol with medication
- Washing your hands frequently to avoid infections
- Limiting your use of ibuprofen, aspirin and naproxen sodium
- Maintaining a healthy lifestyle through a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grainsand quitting smoking and other tobacco use will also help you
- Prevent developing a pepticulcer