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PPIs Make Reflux Worse

PPIs Make Reflux Worse

What do proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) do? They inhibit the production of stomach acid. If you didn’t read last week’s post you can READ IT HERE. It’s about the idea that reflux is actually caused by insufficient stomach acid. It’s sort of a pre-requisite for this...
Reflux is NOT Caused by Too Much Stomach Acid

Reflux is NOT Caused by Too Much Stomach Acid

GERD: Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disorder Many of us have experienced reflux, yet most of us don’t really understand what it is. We assume that it’s a result of too much stomach acid, maybe triggered by acidic foods. That’s true for some people, but for most it’s quite...
A Funny Story of IBS

A Funny Story of IBS

I feel like I wrote about this before, but on another blog, in another life, and in a very different way. So, here goes: IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) A funny (embarrassing) story of IBS Pooping on the subway: I’ll try to keep this short. You never know if people...