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Acid reflux

What is H Pylori and Best Testing, Diet, and Treatment Options

H Pylori is bacteria that can grow in the stomach. Infection rates vary between 20-50% of people and up to 80% in certain countries. It’s a helix-shaped bacteria that can drill through and burrow in the lining of the stomach. The problem with H Pylori is that it thins out the lining of the stomach lining, causing atrophy (or damage) and inflammation. This makes your stomach sensitive to hydrochloric acid, enzymes, and gastric juices even though you need them for proper digestion.

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Gut Dysbiosis Causes, Symptoms, Testing, and Treatment

Gut dysbiosis means there’s an imbalance between good and bad microbes. This imbalance can lead to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diarrhea, gastritis, colitis, and other conditions you may have not linked to your digestive tract like fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases. This article talks about dysbiosis causes, symptoms, how to test for dysbiosis, and how …

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Is Grazing Bad for Gut Health? One Unexpected Reason Why

Is grazing bad for gut health? Grazing and eating too frequently interferes with the MMC (motor migrating complex) and may promote dysbiosis and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). In episode 21 of the Thank Gut It’s Fixed Show, I talk about the potential problems that can happen with grazing and eating small meals too frequently. …

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Acid Reflux Medications Long Term Side Effects and Safety

Acid reflux medications are among the most prescribed in the United States with sales that reached $10 billion in 2012. Sadly, these medications have unexpected side effects and safety concerns, including bacterial infections, bone fracture, and serious vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Acid Reflux Medications Types   Acid neutralizing, like Tums or Selzer   H2 receptor blockers, like …

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Delicious Chimichurri Flank Steak Recipe the Entire Family Will Enjoy

Being on a restricted diet for health reasons can sometimes make you feel left out, or that there aren’t any delicious food options to enjoy. This recipe republished from my new book, The Complete Acid Reflux Diet Plan, Easy Meal Plans and Recipes to Heal GERD and LPR, shows you that this is far from being true. …

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Acid Reflux: A Complete Diet Plan for GERD and LPR

Acid reflux affects more than 60 million Americans, and 50 million others have the silent form of the disease and they don’t even know it. I talked about acid reflux many times as there are many misconceptions about managing this condition with diet, lifestyle, and medications. That’s why I set my heart since the beginning of the …

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