Stomach Acid-Too Much or Not Enough?

Have you ever experienced these symptoms?

Gas?

Belching?

Bloating?

Heartburn?

Gastroesophageal reflux?


If so, your medical doctor has likely put you on a proton pump inhibitor (i.e., Prevacid, Nexium, Prilosec) or a histamine H2 antagonist (Pepcid, Tagamet, Zantac).



What about these symptoms?

Bad breath?

Loss of appetite?

Mental fatigue?

Pernicious anemia?

Calcium deficiency?

Low potassium?

Paleness?


ALL of these problems are symptoms of not having enough stomach acid to break down your food.

Other symptoms include:

  • Undigested food in stool

  • Offensive smelling stool

  • White spots on fingernails

  • Drowsiness after meals

  • Hair loss

  • Some food allergies/intolerances

  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis

  • Delayed gastric emptying

  • Atrophic gastritis

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Dysbiosis, bacterial

  • Yeast overgrowth/Candida

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Hives

  • Adult acne

  • Eczema

  • Asthma

  • Gallstones

  • Nausea when taking supplements

  • Burning

  • Diarrhea

  • Weak, cracked fingernails

  • Dilated capillaries in cheeks and nose (non-alcoholics)

  • Iron deficiency

  • Mineral and micro trace element deficiencies

  • Chronic intestinal infections