Run of the mill bad advice with at least one useful story
http://www.health.com/health/gerd Some of the related pages won't be that helpful as conventional medicine doesn't know how to treat GERD well and indeed even alternative medicine is hit and miss depending on who is doing it. You'd do better to read my old posting on alt.support.heartburn than to read most co... 26 Apr 2010 03:43
Non Acid Reflux
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/health&id=6442172 Derek ... 23 Apr 2010 21:48
Don't miss reading this link on the topic of GERD and melatonin
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/717460 Note how effective melatonin is for GERD when compared to PPI meds. And remember the list of adverse effect caused by PPI meds while thinking about the above. ... 13 Mar 2010 18:42
What a waste of time are these MHA trolls.
I made the mistake of posting to the MHA forum which is inhabited by trolls determined to suppress it. As you can judge by the posting below they are not honest in motive. They choose to "misunderstand" and ignore the point. Their postings don't have real content but rather are invective both direct and of a tag ... 13 Mar 2010 07:33
I'll confirm this per personal experience.
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/717460 Yup, melatonin for GERD. I use it and betaine HCL, I am GERD free. This is not something the Barrett rats are able to accept or the Alties seem to be able to repeat. I hope there are a couple of exceptions are on both sides of the fence but I fear this isn't the case. ... 14 Mar 2010 19:54
Still no heartburn.
GERD is seen a chronic ailment that is treated by several classes of meds and surgury. However, for at least some of you possibly most of you the conventional model is flawed. Some in the alternative community and advanced practice communities use betaine HCL with pepsin at meals to improve motility by increaseing... 24 Feb 2010 23:20
In time 50% of PPI users fail the test and another drug is the partial answer according the abstract.
1. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print] Increased incidence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth during Proton Pump Inhibitor therapy. Lombardo L, Foti M, Ruggia O, Chiecchio A. Department of Gastroenterology, Mauriziano U.I. Hospital, Torino, Italy. BACKGROUND & AIMS:: Pro... 19 Jan 2010 10:10
No acid and still reflux symptoms. Got to love that bile.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1856326/?tool=pubmed ... 2 Jan 2010 16:07
Random useful links and information on PPI meds and their dangers.
http://www.proteinpower.com/drmike/uncategorized/heartburn-cured/ =============================================== http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2266058/ Check out the conclusion: PPIs may modulate not only gastric H+/K+-ATPase activity, but also v-type H+-ATPase activity, which is widely dis... 2 Jan 2010 15:02
A link to a discussion of low acidity in the stomach and its symptoms.
http://wapedia.mobi/en/Achlorhydria ... 14 Dec 2009 21:05
Nocturnal secretion of melatonin in patients with upper digestive tract disorders.
Full article available without charge at link on Pubmed. J Physiol Pharmacol. 2006 Nov;57 Suppl 5:41-50. Nocturnal secretion of melatonin in patients with upper digestive tract disorders. KlupiÅska G, WiÅniewska-JarosiÅska M, Harasiuk A, Chojnacki C, Stec-Michalska K, BÅasiak J, Reiter RJ, Chojnacki J.... 13 Dec 2009 01:25