Linoleic acid, found in unprocessed grains such as maize, also contributes to the healing and prevention of ulcers.

  1. Linoleic acid, found in unprocessed grains such as maize, also contributes to the healing and prevention of ulcers.
  2. The majority of the types of ulceration, require treatment of the underlying cause of the oral ulceration for successful prevention.
  3. Controlling imbalances in vitamins and minerals related to ulceration, managing or restricting the disease processes has shown to reduce the ulcerative process.
  4. For trauma related cases, avoiding the offending source will prevent ulceration, but since such trauma is usually accidental, this type of prevention is not usually practical.