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An endoscopy might be a good idea to rule out anything else going on. I would like to find both a physician and a nutritionist in NYC (also would appreciate recommendations in New Jersey) who are v. knowedgable about acid reflux and focus on diet and natural supplements for health. HI Jane – H Pylori can cause an ulcer and we recommend a specific protocol to get rid of it. Too much stomach acid most likely is not causing your issue, as that is rarely the case. We’d recommend treating the ulcer with diet and supplements such as DGL and digestive bitters.
Lately I have diarrhea almost every day for any small reasons. I am so glad because I cannot use digestive enzymes i have tries quite a few times and they do not agree with me they make me feel worst.
I am currently on SCD for 8 months and I am adding food and feeling better and better every day. Taking Betaine HCL has been a key to healing on SCD since I have serious GERD (Acid Reflux).
I’ve been looking into taking enzymes and I wonder if I would benefit from them, I want to get off the omeprazole and I want to be my normal self again. When you want to transform everything you take into your body into good nutrition you will benefit from Source Naturals 500mg strength per capsule digestive enzyme supplements it is effective for acid reflux, bloating and gas as well as lactose intolerant people.
Acid reflux happens when the valve that separates the stomach from the esophagus fails to stay closed when it should. This valve is called the lower esophageal sphincter or LES. As a result, stomach contents go back up into the esophagus, and may travel all the way to the mouth.
I have battled lymphocytic Colitis for one year , and have improved very much with diet and some supplements, Digestive enzymes have come in handy at times, specially when i travel and dont have much control of food choices. I will put in practice your recommendations to improve bile flow. Every cell in the body produces enzymes for various metabolic functions and most are anabolic, not catabolic (digestive), but the liver’s role in digestion is not due to digestive enzyme production. Herbs (botanical) stimulate the digestive process but will NEVER actually digest anything.
With him it is more understandable because he does drink alcohol on a regular basis and does take medications and has high stress levels. I had acute pancreatitis about a year ago. The dr had tested and found very high number of digestive enzymes in my blood. It was unexplainable why because I’m a personal trainer, eat a balanced diet, no alcohol or medication, and after testing no gal bladder stones.
Hi Lori!. Thanks so much for your response. I’m going to try doing that and see if it helps. I am also increasing niacin because it mops up excess methylation and that might help me as well with my symptoms I get.
- I’ve had rosacea for a couple of years but it was never out of control or too much of a problem.
- I strongly suspect she may have an HCL deficiency and would like to explore it further with her naturopathic physician and was wondering what kind of HCL supplement you give your children, what do you give it in?
- This article investigates which drinks will make it worse, and what you should drink to minimize symptoms.
Thanks for any information keep up the good work. I’ve been having stomach issues since I was 16. My childhood was very stressful.
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These phages prevent food rot and destroy bacteria. But when the foods are eaten the phages go in the gut and destroy gut flora. They claim phages wont harm good gut flora but phages evolved to destroy bacteria, its what they do. And this is what I think is causing so many gut health problems now. The FDA even approved for phages to be sprayed on organic foods now and even meat among many other things.
Any other options? How about using ACV before meals instead or digestive bitters?
I really feel that losing my gallbladder is a big factor here. I am vegan (and was before losing my gallbladder), and seem to have a hard time with digesting plant foods. I have purged foods like rice or vegetables ten hours later because they are still sitting in my stomach, undigested.
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The minimum dose of HCL to be effective is best. First, we don’t recommend the use of HCL when you’re also taking a PPI like Nexium.