Acid Reflux With Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis: Rational Wellness Podcast 112 Rational Wellness podcast


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This acid can irritate and inflame the lining of the esophagus. Certain foods, such as garlic, can cause this to happen more frequently.

This was a great site thanks to all. Oh yes and had the C T scan, found nothing. Therefore, although the drug companies are well aware that GERD isn’t caused by too much stomach acid and that low stomach acid causes serious health problems and complications, they continue to sell billions of dollars worth of antacids to an unsuspecting public. Even worse, these powerful drugs are now available over-the-counter with no warnings about the dangers they present. I’m not denying that the symptoms of heartburn and GERD are caused by stomach acid refluxing into the esophagus.

A lot of people with reflux, chronic reflux, don’t get Barrett’s esophagus, and it doesn’t progress further into dysplasia, severe dysplasia, or cancer of the esophagus. To fix GERD, we have to treat the cause. We should start with a low carbohydrate diet or a low fermentation diet, like Norm Robillard talks about with his Fast Tract Diet. If there is SIBO we need to treat the SIBO, especially methane. You can normalize hiatal hernia by doing visceral manipulation and putting the stomach back into its place.

When I eat wheat or anything with wheat in it, I get stomach pains and eczema. Back in the 70’s when hubby and I were vegans and we were baking our whole wheat bread daily, I had eczema from head to toe, much of it bleeding as well as since I was a kid I had stomach pains and major bloating which I actually thought was from eating meat. A friend gave me a copy of the book Eat Right for Your Blood Type and when I read what Type O’s should eat for optimum health, I thought, no, this can’t be right. It goes against everything I was taught, that whole wheat is so good for me. But I was desperate so I decided to try the suggestions for one week.

This may alleviate my symptoms. But I didn’t. I was in denial. It didn’t help that I am married to a fine dining chef who regularly complains of diners with their special dietary requests. I think I may be gluten-intolerant.

Nevertheless, enough people say that it works for me to believe that it could be valid. If you have GERD, especially if it’s combined with some of the other symptoms of low stomach acidity, you might want to take acid supplements. For years I too started with a garlic intolerance not knowing what it was because it occurred after eating chow mein as well until Chef friend told me that some chow mein can contain garlic I asked a friend of mine who owns a Chinese restaurant and she confirmed this now I have to ask for no garlic in chow mein.

Pylori in their stomach since we’ve been killing it, testing and killing it, since the 1990s. Gastroesophageal reflux disorder is a very common gastrointestinal condition occurring in up to 20% of Americans. GERD, also known as acid reflux, also known as reflux, is a condition where the contents from the stomach come back up into the throat resulting in a burning or acidic taste in the mouth. Burning in the chest, it could be vomiting, breathing problems, a chronic cough, you could be chronically bad breath, chronic laryngitis, and erosion of the teeth.

And this certainly makes sense, considering how insufficient stomach acidity can cause GERD. To be honest, though, there isn’t much solid, clinical research to back up this approach.

  • On my tiny already thin frame, 15 pounds shows quickly.
  • In fact, for many people, the problem is not enough stomach acid.
  • Different people will have different reactions to individual foods.
  • I made it pretty much exactly to the recipe, but added a little extra oil as my blender was too big.

I did a 3 week cleanse and took myself off gluten and I felt great. No back pain (which I usually have on a regular basis) and overall good feeling. Then I added certain foods back in (some of which contained gluten and dairy) and since then I have been experiencing lower back pain and stomach pain every night. I have this pain in my stomach every time I eat. I am not sure if it is related to gluten or dairy but am thinking both may not agree with me.

Find out why. Eat slowly.

We joined CSAUSA and the first lunch we went to had five tables of food. My dad turned to us and said “you can eat anything you want” you should have see our faces, we ate for hours!

And then I pay the price, dearly, as I ‘m sure all of you know about. Each time it happens, it becomes less worth it. And it’s good sometimes to remember how bad I felt then and how good I feel now. I don’t ever want to forget that, and stop appreciating it. Now I was nauseous all the time, could barely eat, and suffered from numerous lower GI issues as well.

But I can tell when it’s been slipped in the food no matter what someone tells me. Because for the next three days I have an upset stomach as though I’m coming down with a stomach bug until it clears my system and quiets down. I think I have a garlic intolerance because any time I eat garlic and a fair amount of it I always have a very upset stomach the next day. My mom thought it was food poisoning at first but this only ever happens when I eat the actual garlic, if it’s garlic infused and no actual garlic is in it I tend to be ok though, even though I hate the taste of garlic now because it’s associated with digestive issues. I also don’t have any other type of intolerance.

After doing an extreme elimination diet for 6 weeks, I tried garlic, and am now on day 3 of debilitating fatigue. Leading up to this all of my symptoms had subsided on the diet (added probiotics 3 weeks in which have helped immensely as well).

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