I had no idea that this causes ulcers.
Stomach ulcers are nothing but the result of: A bacterial infection.
Well, I had no idea.
Learn something new every day – or something like that.
But just five days after he gulped down the H. pylori, Marshall began having vomiting attacks. Hallelujah! After ten days, he had another biopsy taken of his stomach, “and the bacteria were everywhere.” Marshall already had gastritis and was apparently well on his way to getting an ulcer. He took an antibiotic to help wipe it out. His and Warren’s investigation had proved that H. pylori was the true cause of ulcers—and, as further investigation would show, of stomach cancer as well. It was an astonishing breakthrough.
–Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, Think Like A Freak