Peptic Ulcer Disease - Cause
The two most common causes of peptic ulcers are:
A rare cause of peptic ulcers is Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. In this condition, the stomach makes too much acid, damaging the stomach lining.
Although there is no evidence to prove that emotional or mental stress causes ulcers, it does seem to make ulcers worse in some people. But the connection is still controversial.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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