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This was the headline of just one of the many well written articles by health and medical experts warning about the dangers of ‘mediating’ vs ‘treating’ acid reflux or heart burn.
One common class of ant-acids has now been linked to increase stomach cancer, heart disease and dementia, which is why I decided to write this article and provide you with some solutions in this video:
As far back as 2010 the FDA in the US sounded alarms on the use of common PPI drugs like omeprazole because they can increase many life threatening conditions.
According to Mitchell Katz, Director of the Los Angeles County Health Agency and the Director of Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, the United States’ second largest municipal hospital system these dangerous drugs should only be used for:
AND FOR AS SHORT A TIME AS POSSIBLE.
The reality however, is that they are massively over prescribed and wrongly prescribed.
What is really shocking is that an estimated 50% of acid reflux and heart burn is actually caused by LOW stomach acid, not high acid. This is why you need to at least try the simple test I mention in my video.
In 1996, a British physician wrote about a condition is called atrophic gastritis.
Atrophic gastritis (a condition where stomach acid is very low) is associated with a wide range of serious disorders that go far beyond ‘heart burn’ the stomach and oesophagus. These include:
If you have acid reflux and any of the other problems above then make you doctor aware of this article: http://gut.bmj.com/content/38/3/306
The Dangers and Unwanted Effects of PPI drugs
There are many different causes of heart burn, but only one type of common medical treatment, regardless of the cause – ant-acid drugs.
There various types of ant-acid drugs, all of them with both short term and long term side-effects. The most commonly prescribed and most dangerous though are the Proton Pump Inhibitors (known as PPI’s).
In the UK the most common PPI’s are
There are others, and they often have different names in the USA such as zantac and nexium
Common short term side effects:
Serious immediate side effects:
This is just the tip of the ‘seriously hazardous’ effects of drugs like omeprazole when taken long term (anything more than 1 year).
Serious Long Term Side Effects
And Even More Seriously
If you would like a more holistic approach to finding the cause of your acid reflux then call the clinic on 01707 662 704 and quote ‘Acid Fix’ so we know you’ve read this article.
A recent study mentioned in the Daily Health Updates revealed that different aspects of high blood pressure means different dangers. For instance if the upper number is high (the systolic blood pressure) then one of the things you are at increased risks of is a bleeding stroke. His should alert your doctor that giving you Aspirin will be a bad idea as Aspirin also increases the risk of this kind of stroke.
Cold sores – take up to 30g of lysine they day they appear, then 1-10g a day for a week. Also take at least 3g of vitamin C per day for that time. Get some Forever Living aloe lip balm, or some Tea-Tree lip balm too.
If that doesn’t help then consider really boosting your immune system by raising glutathione – How to Boost Your Immune System