By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
March 20, 2017
- Are antacids destroying your health?
- Why you may need more stomach acid, not less
- Diagnosing the source of your digestive issues
When people come to me with chronic indigestion, the first thing I ask is what they’re currently doing to relieve their symptoms.
If I learn they’re taking a class of antacids called proton-pump inhibitors, or PPIs, I immediately advise to begin weaning off of them. It’s important to come down slowly since the longer you’re dosing with them the more proton pumps the body is making and the larger the rebound acid effect will be if you just go off cold turkey.
The reason is simple. This class of drugs comes with serious health dangers that their manufacturers would much rather you didn’t know about. Continue reading