Impact of Lifestyle Factors on Pediatric Gastric Health: A Multifaceted Analysis


  • Nazmul MHM Graduate School of Medicine, Perdana University, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Srikumar Chakravarthi Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), SEGi University, Kota Damansara, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Mohammad Abdur Rashid Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, Bedong, 08100, Kedah, Malaysia
  • Farzana Y Faculty of Science, Lincoln University, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Ansary Ahmed President, Asia e University, Subang Jaya, 47500 Selangor, Malaysia


Pediatric gastric disorders present complex challenges influenced by various lifestyle factors, including diet, behavior, and environmental exposures. This paper delves into the multifaceted impact of lifestyle on gastric health in pediatric populations, exploring common disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease, Helicobacter pylori infection, and gastritis. It highlights the clinical presentations, diagnostic approaches, and treatment strategies tailored to pediatric patients, emphasizing the significance of lifestyle modifications in optimizing outcomes and preventing complications.

The analysis focuses on anatomical and physiological differences in the pediatric gastric system, elucidating how developmental changes influence disease manifestations and management strategies. Additionally, the paper discusses the role of dietary patterns, eating behaviors, and psychosocial factors in exacerbating or alleviating gastric symptoms. By integrating evidence-based lifestyle interventions into clinical practice, healthcare providers can enhance diagnostic precision, implement targeted treatments, and improve the overall well-being of pediatric patients with gastric disorders.