10 Ways to Increase Stomach Acid Production
If you have really high Intra-Abdominal Pressure from low stomach acid, it could be that’s what is causing the pain. In some cases, it takes a few weeks of supplementing for those symptoms to subside. Recently I’ve experienced a lot of pain and discomfort in my stomach and so went to see the doctor. I did ask her if it could possibly be low stomach acid, and straightaway she discounted it. So she put me on Lansoprozale, and I took this for a month, and it really helpd with the stomach problems and the vertigo and dizziness virtually disappeared.
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Hi Ashley, thanks for reaching out! It is really hard to say, as we encourage those who think they may have low stomach acid to do the at home test. It is always a good idea to also consult with your practitioner about your health as well and communicate to him/her your concerns of taking bicarbonate each day.
Acid Reflux (GER & GERD) in Adults. Accessed 8/21/2018. I had many of the risk factors for low stomach acid and wondered if this could be part of the reason for my remaining nutrient deficiencies. HCL should only be taken with meals containing proteins as not as much stomach acid is needed for digesting vegetables and fruits.
However I have never been quite the same since. I am permanently constipated and fatigued, have always been very gassy, and recently think (due to v dark stools) I may have more internal bleeding from the ulcer site.
You might also look at articles on Mercola.com for SIBO/chrones, even if you don’t have chrones. My condition has improved but not completely by eliminating preservatives, GMOs, sugars; and eating and juicing vegatables, eating organic and grass fed beef, free range chicken. I’m going to try the HCL now as Istill have some problems. Way better than before.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when the lower esophageal sphincter does not close correctly. Stomach contents back up into the esophagus and cause burning. Find out how you can help prevent discomfort by eating correctly.
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Am I to assume that this burning is my same ole’ acid reflux that I experience after eating, or is this from the HCL? Your blog mentions to be aware of burning in the ‘stomach’ as a signal that either one does not need to supplement with hcl or that one has ‘hit their limit’ and needs to taper back one pill with the next meal, but you don’t mention about burning in the throat/esophagus. @Bet – Thanks so much for sharing your story. It’s going to help so many people.
I had h.pyroli treatment 20 years ago but the damage to stomach lining had been too far gone and diagnosed with strophic gastritis and since then the intestinal cells have replaced most of my stomach lining. It is called intestinal metaplasia – precancerous cells according to my specialist. I take HCL when I feel that unpleasant pulling or empty sensation in the stomach area. I never feel hungry.