Helicobacter pylori is the main reason for the most common gastric diseases. Infection with pathogenic bacteria Helicobacter pylori causes inflammation of the stomach lining.
• Bacteria have been shown to be a major cause of gastritis and ulcer, and can lead to stomach cancer.
• H. pylori is associated with complicated digestion, heartburn and stomach ache.
• Over 70% of Bulgarians are infected with Helicobacter pylori. • The only bacterium recognized by the World Health Organization as a Class I carcinogen.