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I am facing issues with stomach ache with potty. Whenever I am having food, I am getting stomach ache with loose motion and it pains. Please suggest me a right doctor.

Jeff I’m glad your ready for change brother! Start with your diet switch to SCD or Paleo right away. Then create a support structure for total health which should not only include medical practitioners but someone who can work with you on your mindset and psychology. Health is an intersection of both physical and mental strength. i am 65, not overweight, exercise,and take lots of vitamins, and eat a low carb diet.

I’ve been doing a lot of research about acid reflux and I’m reading more and more that it’s not having enough acid. I’m ready for a change but need some solid info to get me started.

Fermented vegetables and foods have probiotic effects that can improve digestion, fight harmful bacteria and reduce inflammation from low stomach acid. Incorporating a healthy diet can also improve your digestive process, allowing the stomach to adequately break down food and absorb essential proteins into the body.

The word “gastro-esophageal” means that the stomach and food pipe (esophagus) are affected. People who are weight conscious will surely go on a diet to control their weight gain, but for some who want to lose weight faster, skipping meals is their solution. As mentioned earlier, if the body goes too long without food, it will go on survival mode. The person will go out and eat whatever food they can get.

I’m scared for her to try the baking soda test. She vomits frequently. Acid reducers make her symptoms worse but the doctors say it’s necessary to protect her esophagus. It’s very frustrating not knowing which way to go. I suffer from heartburn, food sensitivities, bloating etc. after certain meals, and sometimes not until the next day.

The symptoms of dyspepsia are from an abnormal accumulation of acid in the stomach. Strangely, sometimes the refluxing acid will not cause any pain (referred to as silent reflux) and can cause exacerbation of asthma after eating and trigger recurrent sinus and middle ear infections. Occasionally, the valve relaxes and allows stomach acid to reflux backwards into the esophagus. The valve between the esophagus and the stomach is designed to allow food and liquid to pass downward from the esophagus into the stomach as well as to prevent the backwash of acid into the esophagus.

In this first article I will present evidence demonstrating that, contrary to popular belief, heartburn and GERD are caused by too little (not too much) stomach acid. In the second article I’ll explain exactly how low stomach acid causes heartburn, GERD and other digestive conditions. In the third article I’ll discuss the important roles stomach acid plays in maintaining health and preventing disease, and the danger long-term use of acid suppressing drugs presents. In the final article, I’ll present simple dietary and lifestyle changes that can eliminate heartburn and GERD once and for all. Although it is often suggested as a last resort, baking soda can also be an effective treatment for excessive stomach acid.

I have gastritis, Barrett’s reflux and a hiatal hernia. I have taken medication for 17 years from Nexium, ranitidine to Zoton and others, and none has worked. I never have drunk alcohol, do not eat spicy food, and weigh only 8 stone at 5 ft. 7 inches.

Protein takes longer to digest and mixing fruit will ferment onto of meat. Eat smaller meals and chew your food, sit at the table, don’t stress because this suppresses your acid. Hope this helps. This sounds SO much like me. I never thought the issue could be low stomach acid, but I’m doing more research now and it seems like that could be the case.

One of these is bacterial overgrowth in the stomach or upper small intestine. Lower acid levels would contribute to this by allowing these bacteria to live in the stomach or upper intestine. There also could be a slowing of the speed of digestion, affording the bacteria longer access to the food. Proper levels of stomach acid are needed to adequately absorb many nutrients, including minerals (iron, copper, zinc and calcium), vitamin B12, folic acid and proteins.

For instance, the food pipe might not move rising stomach juices back down into the stomach fast enough, or it might react very sensitively. The symptoms can also be made worse by medications such as birth control pills and certain drugs against high blood pressure. In some people it is caused by a hiatal hernia (also known as a hiatus hernia).

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Heartburn is felt as a burning pain that spreads from the upper stomach, or from the area behind the breastbone, up into the throat. As well as acid reflux and heartburn, GERD is sometimes associated with problems swallowing. Other possible symptoms include a burning sensation in your throat, a bad taste in your mouth, and stomach noises. People who have GERD often feel very full.

The second is a belief system that is created to cope with the symptoms of the physiological problem. Appropriate stomach acid levels are crucial for our immune system and for adequate nutrient status, both of which support total health. Today, I wanted to shine a light on the three most common patterns of hypochlorhydria that we see. There is a good chance that the hunger is being triggered by a build-up of stomach acid due to autonomic dysfunction. The same symptoms will also go away if you take an antacid such as Tums since they are truly the result from excess stomach acid.

And, to re-state the obvious, if you’re eating more frequently, those excess calories can lead to weight gain. In most cases, symptoms of excess stomach acid can be attributed to diet. It can be helpful for people to keep a food journal, which enables them to pinpoint what food or foods are bothersome. Once certain culprits are identified, it is simply a matter of eliminating those foods from the diet to find relief.

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