Stomach is internal organ and it is located in the area between the small intestine and the esophagus, where major part of the digestion of food occurs.
The acids in our stomach have low pH levels and that is enough to destroy the bacteria that enters our bodies through the food we consume.
Doctors explain that on that way the intestinal tract is protected from potential infections that possibly can cause diarrhea. The stomach is organ that is prone to infections and diseases such as gastritis triggered by a particular inflammation of the mucosa, which furthermore leads to issues like bloating, heartburn, loss of appetite, bleeding and epigastric pain.
Gastritis is triggered by several factors like:
Unhealthy dietary habits
Excessive consumption of alcohol
Excessive use of NSAID, and other similar medications